Ivars Svarcs is a post-production editor and a fire artist from Latvia, with background in the construction industry, extreme sports (BMX and snowboarding), music (drums) and breakdancing. Since 2011 he has participated in several Estonian Television and indie projects as an actor. The experience got him excited to study cinematography and discover the power of a picture. He started as a gaffer and on-set special effects (mostly fire) advisor. This led to intense learning period about effects and editing in general. Gaining skills and achieving personal goals led to wonderful opportunity to join the professional and truly creative team of Vita Pictura.