Uģis Olte is a Latvian director, writer, editor who enjoys staying playful when dealing with serious subjects. Equipped with senses of a musician and convinced that dreams, myths and fairy-tales can be useful tools for telling any story. He has created numerous original TV documentary formats, filmed bunch of weird music videos and also 3 short fictions [“The Red Spot”, “KK2678” and
“King Of The Wild Things”]. His efforts in documentary genre have resulted in three feature length films – “Stuck in Stikine” , “Double Aliens”  and “Liberation Day” [2016, co-directed with Morten Traavik]. In autumn 2021 at the Black Nights Film festival in Tallinn he premiered his debut feature, mythological thriller “UPURGA”.