Lithuanian Classic Film Opens in France

VILNIUS: A recently restored version of the 1964 film The Girl and the Echo directed by Arūnas Žebriūnas opened in 16 cinemas in France on 2 September 2020. It will…
03-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Swedish Crime Series With One Eye Open Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS. The Swedish production company Nice Drama, in coproduction with UK-based Twelve Town and with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond, are shooting the eight-part action thriller With One…
02-09-2020

Laimonas Ubavičius Appointed New Head of Lithuanian Film Centre

VILNIUS: Laimonas Ubavičius, the Chancellor of the Ministry of Culture, has been apppointed as the new head of the Lithuanian Film Centre for the next five years. Starting November 2020…
24-08-2020

Saulius Lukoševičius Wins Best Cinematography Award at Rhode Island IFF

VILNIUS: Lithuanian cinematographer Saulius Lukoševičius won the best Cinematography Award for the Italian/Lithuanian short film Unfolded, directed by Cristina Picchi, at Oscar Qualifying Rhode Island International Film Festival.
19-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Spanish /French/Lithuanian Coproduction Three in Preparation

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s Čiobreliai/M-Films is coproducing Juanjo‘s Gimenez debut feature Three / Tres, which will start shooting in Spain in September 2020. The film is a Spanish/French/Lithuanian coproduction. Juanjo Gimenez won…
29-07-2020

Reel Suspects Picks up Lithuanian Debut Feature Headed for Venice’s Critics’ Week

VILNIUS: Marat Sargsyan’s first feature The Flood Won’t Come has been acquired by the Paris-based sales agent Reel Suspects. The film will have its world premiere in the Critics’ Week…
29-07-2020

GRANTS: The Lithuanian Film Centre Announces Second Production Grants for 2020

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed 2,515,685 EUR at its second session of financing for 2020. In all, 59 projects received funding for production and development. The government has…
28-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian/Norwegian Burial in Production

VILNIUS: Just a Moment is producing Burial, the debut feature length creative documentary from the internationally awarded Lithuanian artist Emilija Škarnulytė. The project participated in the Eurimages Lab Project Award…
09-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian/Czech Runner Presented at First Cut+ Works in Progress

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Andrius Blaževičius is in postproduction with his second feature film Runner. The Lithuanian/Czech coproduction, which was previously titled Paralysis, was introduced on 6 July 2020 at First…
08-07-2020

FNE at Cannes Online 2020: Lithuanian Film

Lithuanian Films celebrate 10th anniversary at the Marché du Film this year with the biggest line-up of 10 new exciting stories in the market: the newest film by Šarūnas Bartas…
22-06-2020

Lithuanian Cinemas Start to Reopen

VILNIUS: Lithuania saw the first reopening of a cinema on 5 June 2020, with the Polish-owned multiplex Multikino, which has seven screens with 1,673 seats. The move comes as the…
08-06-2020

FESTIVALS: Scanorama 2020 Accepts Submissions

VILNIUS: The European Film Forum Scanorama 2020 has announced that it will proceed as scheduled and opened its call for submissions. The festival will take place 5-22 November 2020.
28-05-2020

Lithuanian Analysis Of Tax Incentive Results

VILNIUS: An analysis of the impact of the Lithuanian tax incentives shows that five films have benefited from the Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive in 2020, despite the COVID-19 crisis. They…
26-05-2020

Lithuania Tallies COVID-19 Box Office Losses

VILNIUS: Lithuanian cinemas are expected to lose 8 m EUR in ticket sales and another 4 m in additional income in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according…
25-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Giedre Zickyte Preps New French/Lithuanian/Latvian Doc MASHA

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Giedre Zickyte is currently in preproduction with a new documentary MASHA / Maša. Main photography will take place in the autumn of 2020.
22-05-2020

Lithuania to Resume Film Production

VILNIUS: Lithuania permits the continuation of film production that was suspended on 16 March 2020, along with the re-opening of cafes and other businesses as of 18 May and the…
22-05-2020

Lithuania Prepares to Resume Filming

VILNIUS: The Independent Producers Association of Lithuania (NPA) and LAPA Lithuania have developed guidelines to resume filming in Lithuania. The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania approved them…
21-05-2020

Baltic Pitching Forum Accepts Short Film Projects Applications

VILNIUS: The 8th Baltic Pitching Forum announced its call for short film projects, which will be accepted until 2 August 2020. The forum will take place 8 to 10 October…
21-05-2020

Baltic Shorts Residency Announces Selection Results

VILNIUS: The second edition of the Baltic short film script development residency Baltic Shorts Residency has announced the selection of three short film projects from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
15-05-2020

Lithuania Supports Hard Hit Cultural Sector with Over 68 m EUR

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Government has provided extra funds of 16.7 m EUR within the Economic Stimulus and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Mitigation Action Plan.
08-05-2020