Gambler Wins at Lithuanian Film Awards

VILNIUS: Ignas Jonynas won the best director and best film awards for the Lithuanian/Latvian coproduction The Gambler (Lošėjas) at the seventh Lithuanian Film and TV Silver Crane Awards held on…

GRANTS: Lithuanian Development Funding for 2014

VILNIUS: Nine feature film projects are among the recipients of 205,000 EUR in development funding announced by the Lithuanian Film Center.

Lithuania Announces 2014 Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre will distribute 2,082,368 EUR to 40 projects in 2014.

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Skalvija Cinema Center

This month we spoke with Vilma Levickaitė, the manager of Skalvija Cinema Center, a small and cozy art house cinema situated in central Vilnius. Well known amongst film lovers for…

Vilnius IFF 2014: Winners have been announced

VILNIUS: Vilnius International Film Festival closed its 19th edition on April 3. There were two competition programmes: “New Europe – New Names” and “Baltic Gaze”, which was launched in 2014.

Vilnius Meeting Point Draws Industry to Lithuania

VILNIUS: The fifth edition of the Vilnius IFF industry sidebar Meeting Point Vilnius presented 22 Baltic films and works in progress to an audience of 150 international guests.

Lithuania Sees Ad Market Growth in 2014

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian advertising market is expected to grow by 7% in 2014, with advertising prices rising across the board.

FNE IDF Doc Bloc: Lithuania Wins Pitching Award

The Lithuanian documentary Liebe Tante, Guten Tag! won the best pitch award at the East European Forum.

Domestic Films Grow on Lithuanian Audiences

VILNIUS: Lithuanian cinema attendance rose by almost 8 percent in 2013, while three domestic films made it into the top ten.

Lithuanian Film Centre Supports Seven Films

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film centre approved financial support of 4.75m Litas for six feature film production projects and one short feature film.

FNE at Berlinale 2014: Lithuanian Films in Berlin

Lithuanian Films Line up European Film Market 2014

Lithuania Plans Increased Film Activity in 2014

The Lithuanian Film Centre announced that it will increase film funding in 2014 in a year that promises more activity for the film industry.

Lithuania and Estonia Join EFP

The Lithuanian Film Centre and the Estonian Film Institute will become individual members of European Film Promotion.

Vilnius Film Cluster to launch new world class production centre

VILNIUS: The Vilnius Film Cluster will launch a new 1000 sq m sound stage and production centre in March 2014. The 4.5m LTL project aims to cash in on Lithuania’s…
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FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Lithuania

The opening of the Lithuanian Film Centre in 2012 reaped its first fruits in 2013, despite limited public funding available for domestic production.

American Series Filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The U.S. television network ABC is currently shooting an eight-part TV mini-series The Assets in Vilnius.

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2013 Breathing into Marble

COTTBUS: Just a Moment, a young Lithuanian production company with international aspirations, joins forces with writer/director Giedre Beinoriute whose documentary Conversations on Serious Topics was selected as Lithuania’s 2013 Oscar…

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian Docs Premiere at Scanorama

VILNIUS: Four Lithuanian documentaries, including one Lithuanian/German coproduction, will have their premieres during the Scanorama film festival, which takes place 7- 24 November 2013 in four cities across Lithuania.

Gentlemen and Gangsters Shooting in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The 10m EUR Scandinavian feature film and mini-series Gentlemen and Gangsters based on Klas Östergren’s best-selling novels and directed by Mikael Marcimain, is scheduled to complete shooting (which began…

Eurimages Supports 20 Films

VILNIUS: The Eurimages Fund has announced support of 20 films following its 15-17 October 2013 meeting held in Vilnius. The films, including features, animation and documentaries, will share a total…
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