FNE at Berlinale 2013: Vanishing Waves Scores More Sales

BERLIN: The Lithuanian film Vanishing Waves directed by Kristian Buozyte picked up more international sales during the EFM in Berlin and looks set to become one of the most successful…
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Crowd-Funded Lithuanian Film Completes Production

VILNIUS: Lithuanian film director, screenwriter and producer Romas Zabarauskas has completed his crowd-funded debut feature We Will Riot, a film about beats, love, friendship, and the system that destroys it…

FNE at Berlinale 2013: Lithuanian films at Berlinale explores human rights violations in Belarus

Information Courtesy of Lithuanian Film Centre BERLIN: Two Lithuanian documentaries will open the curtain to the unknown daily life of Belarus at this year’s European Film Market.

Lithuanian Films at EFM

VILNIUS: Seven Lithuanian films will be presented at the European Film Market at the Berlinale IFF.

PRODUCTION: The Gambler in postproduction

VILNIUS: The first Lithuanian-Latvian coproduction feature film The Gambler (Lošėjas) from director Ignas Jonynas is now in postproduction.

PRODUCTION: Lonely Valentin Completes Postproduction

VILNIUS: Four directors have teamed up on the feature film Lonely Valentin (Valentinas Vienas) which is completing postproduction in advance of a pan-European premiere on 8 February 2013.

Lithuania Introduces Baltic Shorts to Clermont-Ferrand

VILNIUS: Lithuania will host the first Baltic presence at the Clermont-Ferrand IFF running 1-9 February 2013.

TV Advertising Grows in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lithuania saw advertising on TV and in cinemas rise substantially in 2012, contrasting with a steep decline in print advertising.

Lithuania Digitalises Cinemas

VILNIUS: Lithuania is expecting to see a burst of activity in the process of cinema digitalisation. “The comming year, 2013, probably will be a match point in digitalisation of cinemas,”…

PRODUCTION: Vinnie Jones in Lithuania UK coproduction Flight Redirected

VILNIUS: Controversial director Emilis Velyvis is working on his new action-comedy-thriller Flight Redirected, the story of four friends turned first-time robbers, who get stranded in an Eastern Europe and have…

Anna Karenina shooting in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Canadian director Christian Duguay is shooting the TV film Anna Karenina in Vilnius and surrounding locations. Principal photography started 25 October 2012 and will finish on 15 December.

Vanishing Waves Shores up Foreign Sales

VILNIUS: Lithuanian film director Kristina Buožytė‘s third film Vanishing Waves (Aurora), produced by Ieva Norviliene through her company Tremora (www.tremora.com) has been sold to the US, Australia, South Korea, Sweden,…

FESTIVALS: Scanorama 2012 winners

VILNIUS: Estonian director Ivan Pavljutskov won the Best Baltic Short prize for his film White Square as the Scanorama Film Festival (8-18 November 2012, www.scanorama.lt/en) wrapped up its 10 days…
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FNE AVP Live ! Rolandas Kvietkauskas Director of Lithuanian Film Centre

Scanorama Ontente: UK Baltic States CoProduction Forum. FNE asks the director of the newly established Lithuanian Film Centre (www.lfc.lt/en) about the challenges ahead for the EU’s newest national film body. …

PRODUCTION: Vilnius-to-London Road Movie Documentary Starts Pre-production

VILNIUS: Lida, Vanda, Liusia, an Anglo-Lithuanian coproduction documentary about three Lithuanian grandmothers who make a road journey from Vilnius to London, has started pre-production.

Era Film in Development with Mixed Slate of Films

COTTBUS: Lithuanian producer Rasa Miskinyte is in development with the feature film Escaping Sunshine and in early development with two animated films and two documentaries.

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian Films Debut at Scanorama

VILNIUS: Four Lithuanian films will have their world premieres at the Scanorama Film Festival (www.scanorama.lt) which opens in Vilnius on 8 November 2012.

FESTIVALS: Debut Film Wins Kaunas Audience Award

KAUNAS: Lithuanian filmmaker Dovilė Gasiūnaitė’s first feature film Narcissus (www.ketvirtaversija.lt) won the Audience Award at the Kaunas International Film Festival (www.kinofestivalis.lt).

FNE - Step In - Locarno Country Report: Lithuania

With the Lithuanian Film Centre (www.lfc.lt) beginning operations on 1 May 2012, the local film industry has received a strong and much-needed boost.

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Cult Film Director Shooting Flight Redirected

VILNIUS: Emilis Velyvis, director of the Lithuanian cult film hit Zero 2, is in production with Flight Redirected, a Lithuanian/UK coproduction.