Lithuanian Cinema and Documentary Thrive in First Half of 2018

VILNIUS: The box office of Lithuanian films reached almost 60% of last year’s total in the first half of 2018. Admissions were 500,000 compared to 860,000 in 2017.
16-07-2018

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian/Irish Drama The Castle Starts Shooting

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Lina Lužytė began shooting her second feature film The Castle / Pilis on 28 June 2018. The coming-of-age drama is the first Lithuanian/Irish coproduction.
29-06-2018

Lithuanian Series Wins NATPE Pitch & Play Live!

BUDAPEST: In the Dark (LNK), a reality format series, won the third edition of Pitch & Play Live! at the 2018 edition of NATPE Budapest on 27 June 2018.
28-06-2018

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian/Latvian/German/Greek Coproduction Motherland in Postproduction

VILNIUS: American Film Institute graduate Tomas Vengris, the son of Lithuanian immigrants living in the US, has begun postproduction on his debut feature Motherland / Gimtinė.
20-06-2018

Miracle Tops 2018 Silver Crane Awards

VILNIUS: Eglė Vertelytė‘s feature film Miracle / Stebuklas won four awards, for the Best Feature, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Script, at the 11th Lithuanian Film and TV Silver…
14-06-2018

Romanian and Lithuanian Films Have Strong Box Office Results

VILNIUS: Sobibor, a Russian/German/Lithuanian/Polish coproduction filmed in Lithuania, opened in the second place in Lithuania.
15-05-2018

FNE at Cannes 2018: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

Lithuania at the Cannes Film Festival and Marché du Film (Pavilion #211, Village International Pantiero) - During the 71st Cannes International Film Festival, taking place on May 8–19, Lithuania will…
13-05-2018

EFP Producer on the Move: Lukas Trimonis, Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lukas Trimonis represents Lithuania at the European Film Promotion’s 2018 Producers on the Move event taking place 10-14 May during the Cannes Film Festival.
08-05-2018

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian/Ukrainian/Polish Coproduction Isaac Wraps Shooting

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian historical psychological drama Isaac directed by Jurgis Matulevičius will wrap shooting at the end of April 2018.
19-04-2018

FESTIVALS: Winter Brothers Win Kino Pavasaris

VILNIUS: The Danish psychological drama Winter Brothers directed by Hlynur Pálmason received the main prize in the newly established European Debut competition of the 23rd edition of the Vilnius Film…
03-04-2018

Christmas Special Hopscotch and the Christmas Tree Scores Television Pre-Sales

VILNIUS: London-based Meta Media Entertainment presold the Christmas special Hopscotch and the Christmas Tree to several television broadcasters, and will be presenting it at MIPTV in Cannes (9-12 April 2018).…
21-03-2018

PRODUCTION: Marat Sargsyan Shoots The Flood Won‘t Come

VILNIUS: Lithuanian writer/director Marat Sargsyan is currently shooting his debut feature The Flood Won‘t Come / Tvano nebus. The project is supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.
19-03-2018

Meeting Point – Vilnius Conference Speakers and Programme Announced

VILNIUS: The 9th edition of Meeting Point – Vilnius will focus on how to find alternative ways to distribute films and to create marketing strategies for independent cinema. The industry…
14-03-2018

PRODUCTION: Algimantas Puipa Shoots Bumblebee Honey

VILNIUS: One of the most famous Lithuanian film directors Algimantas Puipa is currently shooting his new drama, Bumblebee Honey / Kamanių medus.
13-03-2018

Norwegian TV Series Produced by Harald Zwart Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Norwegian production company Zwart Arbeid is currently shooting the 10-episode TV series The Oil Fund / Oljefonde in the capital city of Lithuania. This comedy drama following the inner…
07-03-2018

FESTIVALS: New Competition Programme for Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris

VILNIUS: Thirteen debut features were selected for the new competition programme European Debuts of the 23rd Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, running from 15 to 29 March 2018.
02-03-2018

Three Lithuanian Films in Box Office Top Ten

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian comedy I Am A Star / Aš žvaigždė directed by Robert Kuliunas debuted in the number one spot in Lithuania and racked up 22,500 admissions with 127,000…
22-02-2018

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Five Film Production Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 815,763 EUR to five feature film productions.
20-02-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Lithuanian Film in Berlin

Lithuania to Present Its History and Culture in VR at Berlinale - The 68th Berlin International Film Festival and the European Film Market, an industry event, kicks off this week…
17-02-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: LITHUANIA

VILNIUS: Lithuanian film industry had a good year in 2017, with films made with the support of the Lithuanian Film Centre and selected for major festivals – Cannes, Toronto, Locarno,…
09-02-2018