PRODUCTION: Shooting Begins on Lithuanian Feature Emilia

VILNIUS: Director Donatas Ulvydas and producer Živilė Gallego are shooting the feature film Emilia on location in Lithuania. The theatrical release is planned for 2017.

PRODUCTION: Ignas Miškinis Shoots Deadweight

VILNIUS: Ignas Miškinis' Deadweight / Dedveitas, aLithuanian / Latvian coproductionis currently shooting in Vilnius. The premiere is set for 2016.

Lithuanian and French Governments Sign Coproduction Agreement

PARIS: Lithuanian and French ministers of culture Šarūnas Birutis and Fleur Pellerin signed an agreement on film coproduction in Paris to facilitate cooperation between Lithuanian and French filmmakers.

Kino Pavasaris to Screen Festival Films All Around the Year

VILNIUS: Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris launched a programme allowing festival films to be screeneed throughout the year.

EAVE Heads for Lithuania and Czech Republic in 2016

VILNIUS: EAVE Producers Workshop 2016 will take place in Luxembourg, Lithuania and Czech Republic. The deadline for application is 18 September 2015.

Lithuanian Film Centre Launches First Airport Cinema

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Center, in collaboradtion with the Vilnius airport has launched the very first airport cinema in Eastern and Northern Europe. Lithuanian films will be available, free of…

Master and Tatyana Scoops Four Silver Crane Awards

VILNIUS: Giedrė Žickytė won best documentary film, best cinematography, best editing and best director for the documentary Master and Tatyana at the eigth Lithuanian Film and TV Silver Crane Awards…

Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes 2015

Visit Lithuania at Village international Pantiero – Pavilion no. 219

FNE Cannes 2015: EFP Producer on the Move: Zivile Gallego

VILNIUS: Zivile Gallego has received her MA degree in European Affaires Management at South Bank University, London and Leonardo da Vinci University, Paris. She took filmmaking course at New York…

FNE at Cannes FF 2015: Lithuania’s Sarunas Bartas in Quinzaine Line-up

CANNES: Veteran Lithuanian director Sarunas Bartas has scored a slot in 47th annual Quinzaine des Réalisateurs programme at the Cannes Film Festival with his new feature, the Lithuanian/French/Russian coproduction, Peace…
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Vilnius Film Cluster Plans to Digitalise 20 Abandoned Cultural Houses in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Vilnius Film Cluster opened the biggest sound stage in the Baltics in 2014 and plans the digitalisation of 20 abandoned cultural houses in the regions of Lithuania, as well…

Lithuania’s Teo Channel Starts Cinema Club

VILNIUS: Lithuanian telco Teo has launched a new TV movie service called Cinema Club. Teo is owned by TeliaSonera.

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Kino Pasaka, Vilnius

FNE together with Europa Distribution is launching a new chapter of the Distributor of the Month section. This time we focus on new strategies in film distribution and the importance…

Lithuania's Rolandas Kvietkauskas: “We should concentrate on distribution and access to films”

VILNIUS: Rolandas Kvietkauskas, the head of the Lithuanian Film Centre spoke with FNE about the results of the tax incentives scheme launched in January 2014, projects to improve distribution, digitalisation…

FNE at Vilnius Film Festival: Koza Wins Best Film in New Europe-New Names Competition

VILNIUS: The 20th Vilnius Film Festival wrapped on 2 April 2015 with Slovak director Ivan Ostrochowsky's Koza receiving Best Film award in New Europe-New Names competition and Sebastian Schipper's Victoria…

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius: 2 Nights Till Morning, 23 East. 23 West, Alexander the Grand (Caritas et Amor)

VILNIUS: Lithuanian love story 2 Nights Till Morning, and documentaries 23 East. 23 West and Alexander the Grand (Caritas at Amor) were presented at Meeting Point Vilnius (31 March -2…

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius 2015: Remission, Sleeping Lessons, Ursus. The Caucasian Brown Bear

VILNIUS: Armenian/Bulgarian drama Remission, Rusudan Pirveli's Georgian love story Sleeping Lessons and the Bulgarian/Georgian/Ukrainian/German coproduction Ursus. The Caucasian Brown Bear were presented at Meeting Point Vilnius (31 March -2 April…

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius: The Moon Hunter, Secret Society of Souptown, Chronicles of Melanie

VILNIUS: Documentary The Moon Hunter, children's action movie Secret Society of Souptown, and the historical drama Chronicles of Melanie, all in postproduction, are all participating in Meeting Point Vilnius, running…

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius: The King's Ring, Mellow Mud, Romeo n'Juliet

VILNIUS: Latvia's historical adventure film The King's Ring, contemporary drama Mellow Mud and love story Romeo n'Juliet were presented at Meeting Point Vilnius (31 March -2 April 2015), in the…

FESTIVALS: Vilnius' Sixth Meeting Point Attended by Oppenheimer and Hazanavicius

VILNIUS: The sixth Meeting Point – Vilnius conference has begun. One of the biggest film industry events in the Baltic region, it invites participants to discuss current topics in the…