VILNIUS: A tragicomic drama with flourishes of magical realism Miracle/Stebuklas written and directed by Eglė Vertelytė is in production.
VILNIUS: Feature documentary The Ancient Forest by Mindaugas Survila (The Field of Magic, Monoklis Studio) is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for the end of 2016.
VILNIUS: Lithuania continues to hold the leading position in the region in terms of domestic films market share, which grew from 16.49% in 2013 to 23% in 2014. The top 10 highest grossing films in Lithuanian cinemas last year included four Lithuanian productions.
VILNIUS: Spanish writer and director Daniela Féjerman is shooting her new feature The Wait/La Espera in Lithuania.
VILNIUS: The tax incentive for film production in Lithuania that came into force in January last year is already showing results, but a breakthrough is to be expected this year, according to the Lithuanian Film Centre. The tax instrument may attract €15m worth of film production to Lithuania in 2015.
VILNIUS: Lina Lužytė, one of Lithuania‘s young generation of film directors, is working on her debut feature film Do You Love Me (Ar tu mane myli).
VILNIUS: Five Lithuanian shorts, eight Estonian shorts and two Latvian shorts competed in the New Baltic Cinema competition of the Scanorama film festival which opened on 14 November 2014.
VILNIUS: The British Broadcasting Company BBC is completing production on the TV movie The Eichmann Show in Vilnius, Lithuania.
VILNIUS: The Lithuanian/Polish/Norwgian docudrama The Man Who Knew 75 Languages from director Anne Magnussen and co-director Pawel Debski has gone into production.
VILNIUS: Director Arūnas Matelis is in production with his feature length documentary Gladiators. A Different World/Gladiatoriai. Kita planeta, a Lithuanian, Italian, Belgian, Swiss, Irish, Northern Ireland/UK and Latvian coproduction.
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