Alpha Violet Picks up Lithuanian/Latvian Drowning Dry ahead of Locarno Premiere

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Laurynas Bareisa’s sophomore feature Drowning Dry has been acquired by the French sales agent Alpha Violet. The film will have its premiere in the International Competition of…

Slow Wins Major Prizes at Lithuanian National Awards Silver Crane

VILNIUS: Marija Kavtaradze’s sophomore feature Slow / Tu man nieko neprimeni (Lithuania, Spain, Sweden) won six major awards out of 13 nominations at the 15th National Film Awards Silver Crane…

Baltic Shorts Residency 2024 Announces Selected Participants

VILNIUS: Martynas Norvaišas (Lithuania), Jāzeps Podnieks (Latvia) and Alesja Suzdaltseva (Estonia) are the participants selected for the 6th edition of the Baltic Shorts Residency. The annual short film script development…

FNE at Cannes 2024: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

New Voices from Lithuania at the 77th International Cannes Film Festival - This week marks the start of the 77th International Cannes Film Festival and the concurrent “Marché du Film”,…

Nominations Announced for Lithuanian National Silver Crane Awards 2024

VILNIUS: Slow by Marija Kavtaraze, Five and a Half Love Stories in an Apartment in Vilnius, Lithuania / 5 ½ meilėsistorijosviename Vilniaus bute by Tomas Vengris, and Twittering Soul 3D…

PRODUCTION: John Andreas Andersen in Postproduction with Norwegian/Lithuanian Drama N24

VILNIUS: Norwegian director/DoP John Andreas Andersen is currently in postproduction with his feature film N24, about the WW2 Resistance fighter Gunnar Sønsteby. The film is coproduced by the Lithuanian company…

FESTIVALS: Winners of 2024 Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris

VILNIUS: The Polish/French/Ukrainian coproduction In the Rearview directed by Maciek Hamela was awarded Best Film in the International Competition of the 29th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, which was…

Winners of Meeting Point – Vilnius 2024

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian project Toxic / Akiplėša directed by Saulė Bliuvaitė received the Lithuanian Film Centre Award in the Works in Progress segment of the Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV).…

Works in Progress Presented at Meeting Point – Vilnius 2024

VILNIUS: Eleven projects (eight feature films and three documentaries) are showcased at the Works in Progress session taking place during Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV) on 25 March 2024.

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Production Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed 4,514,130 EUR as production grants for six feature films, seven documentaries, five animated films and six minority coproductions.

Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum Reopens in Vilnius

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Theatre, Music and Cinema Museum reopened in Vilnius on 14 March 2024 after 16 years of reconstruction.

SMART7 Competition Announces Films Selected for Its 2nd Edition

VILNIUS: The SMART7 network has announced its selection of European films which will tour seven film festivals across Europe in 2024. SMART7 includes festivals from Poland (mbank New Horizons IFF),…

FESTIVALS: Kino Pavasaris 2024 Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: Excursion by Bosnian director Una Gunjak and In the Rearview by Polish director Maciek Hamela are among the ten titles selected for the International Competition of the 29th Vilnius…

PRODUCTION: Urtė Oettinger Preps Lithuanian Animation Series BFF

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian animation film director/writer/painter Urtė Oettinger is currently in preparation with her 26 episode x 11 minute comedy animation series BFF, whose production will start in the second…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Laurynas Bareisa in Postproduction with Drowning Dry

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/writer/cinematographer Laurynas Bareisa is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Drowning Dry (working title), which is a coproduction between Lithuania and Latvia.

PRODUCTION: Alexander Belinski and Agnė Dovydaitytė Shoot Lithuanian/German/Norwegian Doc Baltic UXO

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian directors Alexander Belinski and Agnė Dovydaitytė are currently in production with their documentary Baltic UXO. This Lithuanian/German/Norwegian coproduction is supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Giedrė Žickytė in Postproduction with Doc Both of Your Mothers

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/writer/producer Giedrė Žickytė is currently in postproduction with her long documentary Both of Your Mothers, which is a Lithuanian/Estonian/Bulgarian coproduction.

ArtTech Forum Held in Vilnius

VILNIUS: An interesting ArtTech Forum was held in Vilnius on 8 December 2023, organised by ArtTech Agency in partnership with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, the…

Lithuanian Producer Živilė Gallego in European Shooting Stars Jury 2024

BERLIN: Five experts including Lithuanian producer Živilė Gallego will pick the 10 European Shooting Stars 2024, who will be announced in mid-December 2023. The 27th edition of European Shooting Stars…

Lithuanian Producer Uljana Kim to Receive Eurimages International Co-production Award

VILNIUS: Uljana Kim, the first female producer in Lithuania, will receive the Eurimages International Co-production Award 2023 at the 36th European Film Awards’ gala in Berlin on 9 December 2023.