PRODUCTION: Going Vertical Filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Nikita Mikhalkov‘s Russian production company Three T Production and local coproducer Artbox are currently shooting the feature film Going Vertical by Anton Megerdichev in Lithuania. The film tells the…
30-09-2016

Lithuania Selects Seneca‘s Day as Oscar Bid

VILNIUS: Lithuanian Oscar Committee has decided that Seneca‘s Day by Kristijonas Vildžiūnas will be the country‘s entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards. The third film…
15-09-2016

PRODUCTION: Giedrė Beinoriūtė Shoots Her Debut Feature

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Giedrė Beinoriūtė is currently shooting Breathing into Marble, a Lithuanian/Croatian coproduction based on a novel by Laura Sintija Černiauskaitė. This is the debut feature of Beinoriūtė, whose…
31-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Swedish/Lithuanian SF 2060 Wraps Shooting in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Henrik Hellstrom‘s futuristic drama 2060, a Swedish/Lithuanian coproduction, was shot in Lithuania from 10 to 19 August 2016. The tragicomic story takes place in 2060, in a nursing home…
26-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Emilis Vėlyvis in Postproduction with The Night Guards

VILNIUS: Popular Lithuanian director Emilis Vėlyvis is completing postproduction on the thriller The Night Guards a.k.a. Wings. The film is a Russian production starring Leonid Yarmolnik and Ivan Yankovsky.
17-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Second Hand in Production

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Arturas Jevdokimovas is in production with the docudrama Second Hand, a Lithuanian/Irish/Swiss coproduction. Principal photography is expected to wrap on 30 November 2017.
16-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Sharunas Bartas Shooting a New Feature Film

VILNIUS: The most esteemed Lithuanian filmmaker, Sharunas Bartas, is in production with Dovydo akmuo, a drama about love, hate and hope. This Lithuanian/French/Ukrainian coproduction is currently shooting in Lithuania with…
02-08-2016

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Grants for 2016

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed 316,060 EUR in grants to 17 films in its 2016 grants round. The grants will go to 14 projects for preproduction, two films…
27-06-2016

EAVE Workshop Heads to Lithuania

VILNIUS: The second workshop of the EAVE Producers Workshop programme 2016 will take place in Druskininkai, Lithuania, 13-20 June 2016. The workshop, which is organised in partnership with the Lithuanian…
09-06-2016

Jack The Ripper filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: German production company Pantaleon Pictures GmbH (producers Dan Maag, Matthias Schweighöfer, Marco Beckmann) and local coproducer Lithuanian Film Studioio are shooting the German TV film Jack The Ripper about…
07-06-2016

FNE at Silver Crane 2016: Bartas Film Takes Five Awards

VILNIUS: Sharunas Bartas‘ film Peace to Us in Our Dreams won awards in five categories, including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Cinematographer, Best Editing and Best Supporting Actress at the …
30-05-2016

FNE at Cannes 2016: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

Let's meet in 'Lithuanian Films' Pavilion No 219 at Cannes
15-05-2016

PRODUCTION: First Lithuanian/Brazilian Doc in Production

VILNIUS: The documentary El Padre Medico by director Vytautas Puidokas is in production. Principle photography began in March 2016 and will wrap in September.
13-05-2016

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kauno Kino Centras Romuva, Lithuania

This month we speak with Monika Inčerytė, the acting director of Kauno Kino Centras Romuva, the oldest working cinema in Lithuania and a new member of Europa Cinemas.
11-05-2016

Pope Versus Hitler filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Castle Pictures of New York and local coproducer Baltic Film Services have started principle photography on the docudrama Pope Versus Hitler on locations around Vilnius for National Geographic.
06-05-2016

FNE at Cannes 2016: EFP Producer on the Move: Dagnė Vildžiūnaitė

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s European Film Promotion (EFP) Producer on the Move Dagnė Vildžiūnaitė is a graduate of EAVE 2012, Ex Oriente 2011 and EURODOC 2010, and she holds a B.A. in…
06-05-2016

FESTIVALS: I, Olga Hepnarova and Thirst Win Kino Pavasaris

VILNIUS: I, Olga Hepnarova, the debut feature by Petr Kazda and Tomáš Weinreb, and Thirst by Svetla Tsotsorkova, won Best Film ex-aequo in the New Europe – New Names Competition…
18-04-2016

Lithuanian Domestic Film Market on the Rise

VILNIUS: Lithuanian film industry experienced some positive changes over the past five years, the biggest one being the increased popularity of domestic films. Although the domestic market share dropped from…
18-04-2016

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Production Grants for 2016

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed to 22 projects production grants for 2016 totalling 1,840,756 EUR.
07-04-2016

MEETING POINT – VILNIUS Announced Projects

VILNIUS: Twenty four projects from six countries will be presented during the Coming Soon session and Industry screenings at the 7th MEETING POINT – VILNIUS on 12-14 April 2016, during…
07-04-2016