Aigars Ceplītis

Aigars Ceplītis
Creative Director of Audiovisual Media Arts Department, Advisor to AVMM MA Division

Aigars Ceplitis is the Creative Director of Audiovisual Media Arts Program at RISEBA University, Riga, Latvia where he teaches Film Editing, Film Narratology, and Film Production of 360 Spherical Cinema. 

Currently, Aigars is a PhD candidate at the New Media MPLab, Liepaja University, where he is investigating narrative taxonomies for 360 degree stereoscopic films.  Apart from his research area, he has been working as a freelance film editor on feature films and TV series The Aunts, The Runners, A Bit Longer, Horizont, and 20 miniseries entitled The Secrets of Friday Hotel.  

Aigars holds an M.F.A. in Film from California Institute of the Arts and B.A. in Art History from Lawrence University. He has also studied theater directing at John Goodman School of Drama of DePaul University, whereby he continues the Anglo-Saxon theatrical tradition as an artistic director of RISEBA Student Repertory Theater that brings the latest American, British, and Canadian dramatic works to the Latvian audience.


Title of lecture

Gaslighting in the Era of VR Journalism/ English

Venue of lecture, timing Campus Bloemenhof, 3/12/2018, 2 pm