Historic cinema re-opens in Kaunas

The oldest cinema in Lithuania, Romuva, reopened it doors on October 1, for the Kaunas film festival.
05-10-2009

Financial trouble at LRT

Public broadcaster Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT, www.lrt.lt ) has accumulated some 3 million Litas (860,000 Euros) in debts for broadcasting services, reflecting the financial problems in the media…
05-10-2009

Art Cinema opens in Vilnius

A new arthouse cinema, Theater Pasaka, opened in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius with a screening of the Lithuanian documentary Traukinys stovi penkias minutes directed by Janina Lapinskaitė.
28-09-2009

TeliaSonera moves forward in plan to acquire TEO LT

The board of TEO LT announced that it has determined that TeliaSonera presented a fair price in its purchase offer for the telecommunications company.
23-09-2009

Lithuania announces grants

The Lithuanian Cultural State Support Fund has announced its second stage of grants.
17-08-2009

Lithuanian box office sets record

Lithuanian cinemas was 4.53 million Litas (€1.31 million) in box office in July, 2009, the country's biggest revenues in a one month period.
16-08-2009

Production Vortex prepares September release

Film studio Studija 2 is preparing the theatrical release of the Lithuanian feature film Vortex (Duburys) on September 4, 2009..
28-07-2009

FNE in KVIFF: Lithuanian Film Industry Struggles With Major Funding Cuts and Stalled Film Law

KARLOVY VARY: Lithuanian filmmakers are facing major obstacles with government funding cut from 2m Euros last year to just over 1m Euros this year. Adding to the small film industry's…
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SNORAS announces media investment

The Lithuanian SNORAS Group announced that it acquired a 34% stake in Lietuvos rytas, the largest Lithuanian mass media group.
29-06-2009

Lithuanian box office in decline

Lithuania‘s movie theatres have posted 12.8 million Litas (3.7 million Euros) in box-office revenues in the first quarter of 2009, down 5% from the 13.5 million Litas (3.9 million Euros)…
16-06-2009

Decline in ad revenues hits Lithuania

The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania (www.rtk.lt) reported that advertising revenues at commercial televisions in the first quarter of 2009 decreased by 14.7 million Litas ( €4.3 million) or…
04-06-2009

Production: Excursionist filming in Lithuania

Director Audrius Juzėnas is shooting the Lithuanian feature film The Excursionist (Ekskursantė) through May 23 in Vilnius.
11-05-2009

Lithuanian Farewell in postproduction

The Lithuanian-Polish-Dutch co-production feature film Farewell (Atsisveikinimas) directed by Tomas Donela is now in postproduction.
31-03-2009

First Lithuanian film goes online

Cinema Spring film festival launched the first Lithuanian film online, Jurate Samulionyte's stop-motion film No Routine on March 30.
30-03-2009

Lithuanian documentary gets cinema distribution

Agne Marcinkeviciute's documentary Dance in thte Desert premieres on February 18 in Vilnius with nation-wide distribution beginning on February 19
17-02-2009

Lithuanian films travel to short film fest

Two Lithuanian short films, Two Cups of Yoghurt by Audrius Mickevicius and Bridges by Jurate Samulionyte, will participate at the 1st European Short Film Co-production Forum Euro Connection at the…
01-02-2009

Box Office National Hit: Lithuanias' Loss

Maris Martinsons' Loss (www.lossmovie.com), a drama dealing with the problems of emigration, adoption and guardianship, scored the top spot at the Lithuanian box office for 2008.
18-12-2008

Lithuanian Break-out director of 2008: Kristina Buozyte

Kristina Buozyte introduced herself both in Lithuania and on the international circuit with her film school graduation directing debut, The Collectress (www.collectress.lt).
17-12-2008

Marius Jampolskis - Lithuanian Actor in the Spotlight

Marius Jampolskis was awarded Lithuania's 2008 Silver Crane for best actor in Kristina Buozyte's Collectress.
16-12-2008

Lithuania plans new Film Centre

The Lithuanian government has approved a plan to create a National Film Centre, which set to open in 2009.
09-12-2008