BOX OFFICE: Lithuanian Crime Drama Exceeds 125,000 Admissions Domestically

VILNIUS: The Generation of Evil / Piktųjų karta directed by Emilis Vėlyvis is a domestic success in Lithuania with 125,419 admissions and 882,589 EUR gross after six weeks in cinemas.…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Ignas Jonynas Shoots Border Wall

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Ignas Jonynas is currently filming his third feature film Border Wall / Siena, which is supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.

FESTIVALS: European Film Forum Scanorama 2022 Kicks Of with New Competition Section

VILNIUS: Nine titles including seven feature films and two long documentaries have been selected for the new Main Competition of the 20th edition of the European Film Forum Scanorama, which…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Eglė Vertelytė Shoots Sophomore Feature Tasty

VILNIUS: Lithuanian writer/director Eglė Vertelytė started shooting her sophomore feature after her successful debut with Miracle / Stebuklas (2018). The comedy drama Tasty / Gardutė has already been acquired by…

Two More Lithuanian Films Vie for Academy Award Nominations

VILNIUS: Sergei Loznitsa’s Mr Landsbergis and Saulė Bliuvaitė’s Limousine are eligible for Oscar nominations in the Best Documentary Feature Film and Best Documentary Short Film categories, respectively.

FESTIVALS: Scanorama Presents Its Revamped Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: The European Film Forum Scanorama has replaced its regional short film competition New Baltic Cinema with the Glimpses of Europe short film competition, which will screen new talents from…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Directors Duo Lina Lūžytė and Nerijus Milerius Shoot Debut Feature Jōhatsu

VILNIUS: Film director Lina Lūžytė and philosopher & film director Nerijus Milerius make their debut as a directors duo with feature drama Jōhatsu, which is currently shooting as a Lithuanian/Latvian/French…

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Lithuania Selects Pilgrims as Oscar Bid

VILNIUS: Laurynas Bareiša’s debut feature Pilgrims / Piligrimai has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature…

Tenth Baltic Pitching Forum Announces Selected Projects

VILNIUS: Twelve projects have been selected for the 10th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum, set to take place in Vilnius 5 – 8 October 2022. The forum welcomes participants…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Ignas Miškinis Shoots Coming-of-Age Drama Southern Chronicles

VILNIUS. Lithuanian director Ignas Miškinis is in production with his coming-of-age drama Southern Chronicles / Pietinia kronikas. The film is produced by Lukas Trimonis through IN SCRIPT with support from…

Lithuanian War Drama The Flood Won’t Come Hits Domestic Cinemas

VILNIUS. The war drama The Flood Won’t Come / Tvano nebus directed by Marat Sargsyan will be released in Lithuania by CinemaAds on 19 August 2022. The film was produced…

GRANTS: Lithuanian Film Centre Announces Second Grants in 2022

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 514,250 EUR in its second batch of grants in 2022. Ten projects in production received 332,400 EUR and 11 projects in development received 181,850…

Sky History Shoots The Royal Mob Doc Series in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lithuania is the main location for Sky History 4x60-minute documentary series The Royal Mob directed by Fraser McDonald. The shooting in Lithuania is serviced by Baltic FilmServices and is…

Lithuanian Sci-Fi Drama Vesper Announces Domestic Release

VILNIUS: The sci-fi drama Vesper by Lituanian director Kristina Buožytė and French director Bruno Samper will be released in Lithuania by Kino Pavasaris on 30 September 2022. Recently, the film…

Days of Lithuanian Cinema Classics

KAUNAS: The Lithuanian Film Centre is organising the Days of Lithuanian Cinema Classics throughout the country on 3 - 4 August 2022. Among the films to be presented there is…

Lithuania Allocates 126,000 EUR for Ukrainian Artists

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Council for Culture and the Lithuanian Film Centre have allocated 126,000 EUR as grants for Ukrainian artists who fled Ukraine.

PRODUCTION: Successful Lithuanian Comedy Team Wrap Shooting New Film

VILNIUS: Lithuania‘s Dublis LT wrapped the shooting the romantic comedy Men's Dreams by Justinas Krisiūnas. The previous film by the same team of producers and director, Man for Money /…

German TV Series Sisi Returns to Lithuania

VILNIUS: The second season of the German TV series Sisi is currently shooting in Lithuania, produced by Story House Pictures GmbH for RTL+ and serviced by the Lithuanian company UAB…

Pilgrims Wins Best Film at Lithuanian National Silver Crane Film Awards

VILNIUS: Pilgrims by Laurynas Bareiša was awarded best feature film at the Lithuanian National Silver Crane Film Awards ceremony, which took place at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of…

PRODUCTION: Netflix Paradise Filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The biggest project in Lithuania so far this year, the Netflix feature film Paradise, is currently being filmed in the Lithuanian capital city Vilnius.