FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Dovydas Vilkelis, CEO and Producer of Animatrix

VILNIUS: FNE spoke to Dovydas Vilkelis, CEO and producer of Animatrix, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Lithuanian animation and game development industries.
25-05-2023

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Eimantas Belickas In Postproduction with Documentary Generation.eu

VILNIUS: The new project by Lithuanian director/editor Eimantas Belickas, the long documentary Generation.eu / Karta.eu, is built around the fact that on 1 May 2004, some 50 children were born…
22-05-2023

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Romas Zabarauskas In Postproduction with Feature Film The Writer

VILNIUS: The new project by Lithuanian director/writer/producer Romas Zabarauskas is the feature film The Writer, which is currently in postproduction. The first film in English by Zabarauskas is a coproduction…
17-05-2023

Baltic Pitching Forum 2023 Launches Call for Applications

VILNIUS: Applications for the 11th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) are now open. The event will be held in Vilnius 10 - 13 October 2023, and filmmakers from…
15-05-2023

PRODUCTION: Algimantas Puipa Preps Lithuanian Midnight Show

VILNIUS: Acclaimed Lithuanian director/writer Algimantas Puipa’s new project is the feature film Midnight Show / Vidurnakčio seansas, whose filming is due to start in September 2023.
12-05-2023

Nominations Announced for Lithuanian National Silver Crane Awards 2023

VILNIUS: Debut features Remember to Blink / Per arti by Austeja Urbaite and Parade / Paradas by Titas Laucius, as well as The Poet / Poetas by Giedrias Tamoševičius &…
08-05-2023

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Karolis Kaupinis Wraps Shooting Sophomore Feature

VILNIUS: After his successful debut with Nova Lituania (2019) Lithuanian director Karolis Kaupinis has started the filming of his second feature film Hunger Strike Breakfast / Badautojų namelis on 13…
04-04-2023

FESTIVALS: Kino Pavasaris 2023 Announces Winners

VILNIUS: Ukrainian film La Palisiada directed by Philip Sotnychenko was awarded Best Film in the main competition of the 28th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, which was held 16…
28-03-2023

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius 2023: Winners of MPV Awards

VILNIUS: Nobody Likes Me directed by Tomas Weinreb and Petr Kazda received the Lithuanian Film Centre Award at Meeting Point – Vilnius, which was held 20 – 22 March 2023…
24-03-2023

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius 2023: Four Lithuanian Projects Pitched at Coming Soon

VILNIUS: Four Lithuanian projects, including a Lithuanian minority coproduction, were pitched in the Coming Soon pitching session at Meeting Point – Vilnius, which was held 20 – 22 March 2023…
23-03-2023

FNE Podcast: Alessandra Pastore: Head of Industry at MPV

VILNIUS: FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Alessandra Pastore, head of industry of Meeting Point Vilnius, about the general goals and activities of the MPV industry platform…
21-03-2023

FESTIVALS: Meeting Point - Vilnius 2023 Announces Projects Selected for Coming Soon Pitching Session

VILNIUS: Twenty projects (including a guest project) have been selected for the Coming Soon pitching session at Meeting Point – Vilnius, which will be held 20 – 22 March 2023…
10-03-2023

FESTIVALS: Kino Pavasaris 2023 Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: Ten films have been selected for the Competition of the 28th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, which will be held 16 – 26 March 2023.
02-03-2023

Cinedigm Acquires North American Rights to Lithuanian Horror Pensive

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s first slasher horror Pensive / Rupintojelis directed by Jonas Trukanas will be released in North America by Cinedigm on its horror streaming platform SCREAMBOX, which is powered by…
24-02-2023

GRANTS: Lithuanian Film Centre Announces First Grants for 2023

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre (LKC) has distributed 2,883,700 EUR for 43 film projects in production and development.
23-02-2023

Twentyfour Seven and Radioaktive Open Office in Vilnius

VILNIUS: Production service partners Twentyfour Seven and Radioaktive Film expand into Lithuania, where they plan to work on commercials and feature films.
23-02-2023

BOX OFFICE: The Generation of Evil Exceeds 1 m EUR Gross in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The Generation of Evil / Piktųjų karta directed by Emilis Vėlyvis has reached 1,001,225 EUR gross and 143,702 admissions in Lithuania.
30-01-2023

Netflix Adds Lithuanian Sci-fi Drama Vesper to Lineup

VILNIUS: Lithuanian sci-fi drama Vesper by Lithuanian director Kristina Buožytė and French director Bruno Samper is available on Netflix in the UK and Ireland.
26-01-2023

BOX OFFICE: Admissions and Box Office Increased in Lithuania in 2022

VILNIUS: General admissions have soared from 1,337,598 in 2021 to 2,993,864 in 2022, and the total gross rose from 7,754,385 EUR in 2021 to 18,103,404 EUR in 2022, according to…
23-01-2023

Cultural Collaboration Between Lithuanian and Latvian Public Broadcasters

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s LRT PLIUS and Latvia’s LTV have launched a collaboration, and their cultural programmes Culture Day (Kultūros diena) and Culture News (Kultūras zinas) respectively will exchange stories every two…
13-12-2022