VILNIUS: Popular Finnish director Antti J. Jokinen is shooting the feature film Kätilö (Wildeye) in Vilnius, Lithuania. The director is known for his work on The Resident (2011), Puhdistus (2012) and Nightwish: End of an Era (2006).
VILNIUS: The Lithuanian feature film Crisis from young film director Andrius Blaževičius is in preproduction.
VILNIUS: Ignas Jonynas won the best director and best film awards for the Lithuanian/Latvian coproduction The Gambler (Lošėjas) at the seventh Lithuanian Film and TV Silver Crane Awards held on 2 May 2014.
VILNIUS: Lithuanian cinema attendance rose by almost 8 percent in 2013, while three domestic films made it into the top ten.
VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film centre approved financial support of 4.75m Litas for six feature film production projects and one short feature film.
The Lithuanian Film Centre announced that it will increase film funding in 2014 in a year that promises more activity for the film industry.
VILNIUS: The U.S. television network ABC is currently shooting an eight-part TV mini-series The Assets in Vilnius.
VILNIUS: The 10m EUR Scandinavian feature film and mini-series Gentlemen and Gangsters based on Klas Östergren’s best-selling novels and directed by Mikael Marcimain, is scheduled to complete shooting (which began in Vilnius and Kaunas in August 2013) in November.
VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Minister of Culture Šarūnas Birutis has asked for an investigation into the September 2012 sale of a building that belonged to the company Lithuanian Cinema.
VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre approved 2,010,000 Litas in financial support for five feature films and two documentaries.
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