2008-2011

Art Academy of Latvia, faculty of audio-visual media art, Department of Visual Communication. Master of Arts.

2004-2008

Latvian Academy of Culture. Cinematography programme. Bachelor of Arts.

Member of the Latvian Filmmakers Union since 2018

ASC / IMAGO / NETFLIX seminar Closing the gap: creative & technical. Torun, Poland. 14.11.2019

UP.GRADE seminar "Look and Development & Colour Appearance with Charles Poynton. Bydgoszcz, Poland. 15.11.2018

LEITZ seminar "The Art and Magic Behind Cine Lenses". Bydgoszcz, Poland. 14.11.2018

AFC Master Class moderated by Banjamin B. Bydgoszcz, Poland. 14.11.2018

Cinemtographer Piotr Kukla NSC, PSC workshop "Previs / animatic". Kraków, Poland. 21.10.2018 

Cinematographer Sławomir Idziak "Visual dramaturgy". Kraków, Poland. 21.10.2018 

Arnout Deurinck masterclass "Digital Production to Postproduction Workflow". Riga, Latvia. 05.12.-08.12.2017 

ARRI workshops: How to light, shoot and post for HDR, led by Karl Walter Lindenlaub. Bydgoszcz, Poland. 16.11.2017

AFC Seminar, Masterclass moderated by Benjamin B. Bydgoszcz, Poland. 15.11.2017

RED Seminar "The Future of Digital Formats". Bydgoszcz, Poland. 13.11.2017

IMAGO Oslo Digital Cinema Conference. Oslo, Norway. 8.09-10.09.2017

IMAGO cinematographer Symposium INSPIRATION. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 18.05-20.05, 2017

Cinematographer Paul Cameron, ASC, masterclass "Fearless cinematography in a sublime age". Bydgoszcz , Poland.17.11.2016

Cinematographers Stephen F.Windon ACS, ASC, and Marc Spicer ACS, masterclass "Innovation and creativity in the modern action genre". Bydgoszcz, Poland. 16.11.2016

Dan Sasaki masterclass "The anatomy of Motion Picture Lens". Bydgoszcz, Poland. 15.11.2016

Cinematographer Gabor Szabor, HSC, masterclass "The development of camera movment in film and its integration into contemporary film language". Bydgoszcz, Poland. 14.11.2016

Cinematographer Steve Yeldin, ASC, masterclass "Image acuisition and pipeline for high-resolution exhoibition". Bydgoszcz, Poland. 14.11.2016

Cinematographer Istvan Borbas masterclass, Tallin, Estonia. 24.09.2016

Cinematographer John Matison, BSC, masterclass, BSC. Tallin, Estonia. 13.12.2013