Lithuanian Sci-fi Drama Vesper Racks Up International Sales

CANNES: Lithuanian sci-fi drama Vesper directed by Lithuania’s Kristina Buozyte and France’s Bruno Samper has racked up theatrical sales deals via Anglo-French outfit Anton.
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FNE at Cannes 2022: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

Lithuania at the Festival de Cannes – Exceptional Premieres and a Spotlight on the Film Industry

PRODUCTION: TV Series Troll Farm Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Dansu Films has started filming the dramedy TV series Troll Farm / Trolių ferma directed by Ernestas Jankauskas in Lithuania. The project was the winner of the first edition…

Cinephilia and Runner Lead Lithuanian Silver Crane Awards Nods

VILNIUS: Algimantas Puipa's Cinephilia and Andrius Blaževičus Runner have scored the most nominations,13 each, at the Lithuanian National Silver Crane film awards, which will be announced on 5 June 2022.…

FESTIVALS: Vilnius Kino Pavasaris IFF 2022 Announces Winners

VILNIUS: The Serbian documentary Rampart directed by Marko Grba Singh has been awarded Best European Debut at the Vilnius Kino Pavasaris International Film Festival, which took place 24 March -…

OBITUARY: Lithuanian Director Mantas Kvedaravičius

VILNIUS: Acclaimed Lithuanian documentary film director Mantas Kvedaravičius (45) has been killed in Mariupol, the very Ukrainian town which he documented in Mariupolis.

Meeting Point Vilnius 2022 Ready to Kick Off

VILNIUS: Twenty projects from 18 countries will take part in the Coming Soon pitching session within Meeting Point Vilnius, the industry platform of the Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris, which will…

FESTIVALS: Vilnius Kino Pavasaris IFF 2022 Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: Ten films have been selected for the European Debut Competition of the 27th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, set to take place in a hybrid format from 24…

Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive Brings a Record of Over 15 m Euro in 2021

VILNIUS: Filmmakers saw a successful year with more than 15 m EUR collected by taking advantage of the Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive in 2021.

FESTIVALS: Vilnius Short FF 2022 Announces Competition Films

VILNIUS: Ten films have been selected for the national competition of the Vilnius International Short Film FestivalShort Film Festival, running 12 – 18 January 2022, and another 29 films have…

FESTIVALS: Lithuania’s Techno Mama Wins 2021 Scanorama New Baltic Cinema Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian short film Techno, Mama (2021) by Saulius Baradinskas won the best film prize in the New Baltic Cinema (NBC) competition of short films at the European Film…

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Lithuania Picks Isaac as Its Second Oscar Entry

VILNIUS: The Holocaust drama Isaac/Izaokas directed by Jurgis Matulevičius has been selected as Lithuania’s second candidate to for a 2022 Oscar nomination.

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian/Estonian Doc Gentle Warriors at 2021 Scanorama

VILNIUS: Gentle Warriors directed by Marija Stonyte screens in the New in Lithuanian Film programme at the 2021 edition of Scanorama, which runs 4 – 14 November 2021. The film…

FESTIVALS: Runner by Andrius Blaževičius Screens at 2021 Scanorama

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Andrius Blaževičius’s second feature film Runner, a Lithuanian/Czech coproduction, which was previously titled Paralysis, screens in Scanorama’s New in Lithuanian Film section at the festival which runs…

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.

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.…

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…

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.

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…

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…