Guna Stahovska, developer and producer
The Mojo Raiser Production was established by producer Guna Stahovska in end of 2011. The main activities – film and TV project development and production, development of stories, co-production.
Before establishing of own company, Guna has worked as the film development producer at Platforma Studio since 2004, participating in the creation of films such as Defenders of Riga (2007) and Rudolf’s Gold (2010). She produced director Rolands Kalniņš’ feature Bitter Wine (2007), which won a Lielais Kristaps award for best supporting actress at the 2008 Latvian national film awards. She is producer on the feature in development The Apartments, for which scriptwriter Mārtiņš Slišāns won the 2012 Krzysztof Kieslowski Award at Cannes Film Festival for best screenplay from Eastern and Central Europe.
Guna has also worked at other Latvian film studios since 2006, producing Egils Mednis’ animated short The Ship (Svešas Tehnoloģijas, 2006, best animation in the Machinima category at the Lübeck Nordic Film Days). She produced director Roberts Rubīns’ documentary How Are You Doing, Rudolf Ming? (2010, Juris Podnieks Studio), which won the Grand Prix at the 21st St. Petersburg International Film Festival Message to Man (Russia). The film was also awarded the UNICEF award at the 8th EBS International Documentary Festival (Seoul, Korea, 2011), the Lielais Kristaps award for best documentary under 65 min. at the Latvian national film awards etc awards. The film was screened at the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival (Toronto, Canada, 2011).
- The Lesson (2014), director Andris Gauja, Riverbed
- Bitter Wine (2007), director Rolands Kalnins, Platforma
- How Are you Doing, Rudolf Ming? (2009), director Roberts Rubins, Juris Podnieks Studio
Animation and Multiprojects:
- The Ship (2008), director Egils Mednis, Svesas Tehnologijas