FESTIVALS: Five New Lithuanian Films Screen at Scanorama 2021

VILNIUS: Two feature films and three full-length documentaries will be screened in the 2021 edition of the New in Lithuanian Film section of Scanorama, running 4 – 14 November 2021.
08-11-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: The Jump to Represent Lithuania in Oscar Race

VILNIUS: Giedrė Žickytė’s documentary The Jump has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.…
20-10-2021

FESTIVALS: European Film Forum Scanorama 2021 Announces New Baltic Cinema Lineup

VILNIUS: Nineteen films from nine countries will compete in the 12th edition of the international short film programme New Baltic Cinema from 12 to 14 November 2021 during the European…
19-10-2021

SOFA to Hold Final 2021 Workshop Virtually in Vilnius

VILNIUS: SOFA - School of Film Advancement's class of 2020/2021 will hold its third and final workshop virtually in Vilnius from 18 to 22 October 2021.
13-10-2021

Apollo Group Opens Two Additional Multiplex Cinemas in Riga

RIGA: Estonia’s largest entertainment company Apollo Group will open two leisure centres with cinemas in shopping malls in Riga in October 2021, with an investment amounting to 11 m EUR.The…
01-10-2021

Rome-based TVCO Picks Up Lithuanian I Am Fine, Thanks

VILNIUS: The Rome-based sales agent TVCO has aquired Ernestas Jankauskas‘ I Am Fine, Thanks / Man viskas gerai. The film will be presented for the first time at the Co-production…
24-09-2021

Baltic Pitching Forum 2021 Announces Selected Participants

VILNIUS: The 9th Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) will take place in person 7-9 October 2021. Selected participants from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be joined by Swedish fellow participants, as…
08-09-2021

Alief Picks Up Lithuanian/Czech Coproduction Runner

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian/Czech coproduction Runner by Andrius Blaževičius has been acquired by the London-based sales agent Alief. The sophomore feature by Blaževičius is running in the East of the West…
17-08-2021

PRODUCTION: German Television Series Sisi Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The German film production company Story House Pictures GmbH is shooting the television series Sisi in Lithuania. The local production company is UAB Nordic Productions. The company also worked…
04-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Vytautas V Landsbergis Shooting The Poet

VILNIUS: A well-known Lithuanian writer and film director Vytautas V Landsbergis, along with newcomer Giedrius Tamoševičius, is currently shooting the historical drama The Poet/Poetas, a true story about the betrayal…
26-07-2021

First Baltic Women in Film Mentorship Programme Opens Applications

VILNIUS: The first Baltic Women in Film Mentorship Programme for women from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia has opened a call for its eight-month 2021-2022 programme.
16-07-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

The 74th Cannes Film Festival has begun: Lithuanian Film Pavilion is once more there
10-07-2021

E-Meeting Point – Vilnius 2021 Announces Awards

VILNIUS: The 2021 edition of e-Meeting Point – Vilnius (eMPV) has announced the winners of the Coming Soon and Talents Nest awards.
22-04-2021

Lithuanian Cinemas to Reopen on 19 April 2021

VILNIUS: Lithuanian cinemas and theatres will re-open on 19 April 2021, following an easing plan proposed by the Ministry of Health and approved by the Government. Tickets will be sold…
16-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Norwegian Film Gritt Wins 2021 Vilnius IFF

VILNIUS: Gritt by Norwegian director Itonje Søimer Guttormsen was awarded Best Film in the European Debut Competition of the 26th Vilnius International Film Festival, which was held online 18 March…
07-04-2021

Lithuania and Eight EU Member States Call for Protection of European Film Festivals

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys has teamed up with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Poland, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia to appeal to European Union’s…
07-04-2021

Vilnius IFF 2021 Opens Drive-in Cinema in Kaunas

VILNIUS: The Vilnius IFF, which is going virtual, presents drive-in film screenings for its physical visitors in Kaunas. The KINO PAVASARIS Drive-In will take place 2-5 April 2021 on two…
01-04-2021

Second Season of State of Happiness Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Norway’s leading production house Maipo Film is shooting the second season of State of Happiness / Lykkeland in Lithuania. Principle photography in Vilnius began on 16 March 2021 and…
26-03-2021

E-Meeting Point – Vilnius 2021 Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: The 2021 digital edition of e-Meeting Point – Vilnius (eMPV), to be held 14 - 16 April 2021, will present 24 projects and eight screenings.
26-03-2021

PRODUCTION: Cecilie Mosli's Three Wishes for Cinderella Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS. The award-winning Norwegian actress and TV director Cecilie Mosli (Emmy-winning Mammon and the TV series Thin Ice) will start shooting her feature film debut Three Wishes for Cinderella /…
16-03-2021