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…

Baltic Pitching Forum 2021 Announces Selected Participants

VILNIUS: The 9th Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) will take place in person 7-9 October 2021. Selected participants from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will be joined by Swedish fellow participants, as…

Alief Picks Up Lithuanian/Czech Coproduction Runner

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian/Czech coproduction Runner by Andrius Blaževičius has been acquired by the London-based sales agent Alief. The sophomore feature by Blaževičius is running in the East of the West…

PRODUCTION: German Television Series Sisi Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The German film production company Story House Pictures GmbH is shooting the television series Sisi in Lithuania. The local production company is UAB Nordic Productions. The company also worked…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Vytautas V Landsbergis Shooting The Poet

VILNIUS: A well-known Lithuanian writer and film director Vytautas V Landsbergis, along with newcomer Giedrius Tamoševičius, is currently shooting the historical drama The Poet/Poetas, a true story about the betrayal…

First Baltic Women in Film Mentorship Programme Opens Applications

VILNIUS: The first Baltic Women in Film Mentorship Programme for women from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia has opened a call for its eight-month 2021-2022 programme.

FNE at Cannes 2021: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

The 74th Cannes Film Festival has begun: Lithuanian Film Pavilion is once more there

E-Meeting Point – Vilnius 2021 Announces Awards

VILNIUS: The 2021 edition of e-Meeting Point – Vilnius (eMPV) has announced the winners of the Coming Soon and Talents Nest awards.

Lithuanian Cinemas to Reopen on 19 April 2021

VILNIUS: Lithuanian cinemas and theatres will re-open on 19 April 2021, following an easing plan proposed by the Ministry of Health and approved by the Government. Tickets will be sold…

FESTIVALS: Norwegian Film Gritt Wins 2021 Vilnius IFF

VILNIUS: Gritt by Norwegian director Itonje Søimer Guttormsen was awarded Best Film in the European Debut Competition of the 26th Vilnius International Film Festival, which was held online 18 March…

Lithuania and Eight EU Member States Call for Protection of European Film Festivals

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys has teamed up with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Poland, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia to appeal to European Union’s…

Vilnius IFF 2021 Opens Drive-in Cinema in Kaunas

VILNIUS: The Vilnius IFF, which is going virtual, presents drive-in film screenings for its physical visitors in Kaunas. The KINO PAVASARIS Drive-In will take place 2-5 April 2021 on two…

Second Season of State of Happiness Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Norway’s leading production house Maipo Film is shooting the second season of State of Happiness / Lykkeland in Lithuania. Principle photography in Vilnius began on 16 March 2021 and…