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VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has approved production grants for five films. 

VILNIUS: Name in the Dark (Vardas tamsoje), a Lithuanian detective story directed by Agnė Marcinkevičiūtė is in post-production for an October 2013 premiere.

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre approved 1,455,000 Litas in financial support for 62 projects for the year 2013

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Gytis Lukšas is in preproduction with a Lithuanian-Danish coproduction Man’s Life in Autumn.

VILNIUS: Lithuanian film director, screenwriter and producer Romas Zabarauskas has completed his crowd-funded debut feature We Will Riot, a film about beats, love, friendship, and the system that destroys it all.

VILNIUS: The first Lithuanian-Latvian coproduction feature film The Gambler (Lošėjas) from director Ignas Jonynas is now in postproduction.

 

VILNIUS: Four directors have teamed up on the feature film Lonely Valentin (Valentinas Vienas) which is completing postproduction in advance of a pan-European premiere on 8 February 2013.

VILNIUS: Lithuania is expecting to see a burst of activity in the process of cinema digitalisation. “The comming year, 2013, probably will be a match point in digitalisation of cinemas,” Forum Cinemas (www.forumcinemas.lt) project manager Gintaras Plytnikas said.

VILNIUS: Controversial director Emilis Velyvis is working on his new action-comedy-thriller Flight Redirected, the story of four friends turned first-time robbers, who get stranded in an Eastern Europe and have to find their way back, taking on smugglers, dirty cops and fantasies.

VILNIUS: Canadian director Christian Duguay is shooting the TV film Anna Karenina in Vilnius and surrounding locations. Principal photography started 25 October 2012 and will finish on 15 December.