LATEST HEADLINES
FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kinoteka ZlatnaVrata, Split PRODUCTION: Laila Pakalnina Working on a Latvian-Polish Coproduction FNE at Venice IFF 2014: RE-ACT Seeks to Change the Dynamics of Regional Coproductions FNE FIPRESCI Venice Critics 2014; See how the critics rate the programme so far FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Screening Alert Tuesday and Wednesday Vera Dreams of the Sea wins Main Award at International MIDPOINT Programme FESTIVALS: Child's Pose in Competition at MECEFF FESTIVALS: Nine Films Compete at Cinematik Latvia Opens Grants for Foreign Productions Global City Holdings Moves beyond Exhibition FNE at Venice IFF 2014: New Regional Coproduction Initiative RE-ACT Launches FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Screening Alert Monday and Tuesday FNE and Creative Europe- Karel Bartak and Jozko Rutar discuss the first six months Bicycle Theft Crime Wave on the Venice Lido FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Screening Alert Sunday and Monday FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Party and Screening Alert: Saturday and Sunday FIAPF Grants Top Accreditation to Black Nights Krakow Foundation Holds Third Arthouse Conference FNE IDF DocBloc: Croatian Doc Wins at Sarajevo OBITUARY Bulgarian Former Nobel Prize Nominee Valeri Petrov Dies at 94 FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Croatia's These Are The Rules FNE at Venice Iff 2014: Friday and Saturday FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Watch Venice Festival Films Online PRODUCTION: Kinga Dębska Shooting My Daughters, Cows HBO Europe Appoints Steve Matthews Executive Producer of Drama Development TVN Signs with Bloomberg Jackie Chan Named Romanian-Chinese Cultural Ambassador FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Screening Alert Thursday and Friday Oscar winner Adrien Brody Shooting in Czech Republic PRODUCTION: Anca Miruna Lăzărescu Preps Her Debut Feature

medias1

CentEast2014

You are here: Home News Lithuania FESTIVALS: Scanorama 2012 winners
Thursday, 22 November 2012

FESTIVALS: Scanorama 2012 winners

by 
Best Baltic Short prize winner, Ivan Pavljutskov's "White Square" Best Baltic Short prize winner, Ivan Pavljutskov's "White Square"

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 in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius before rolling on to screenings in other cities around the country until 25 November.

The New Baltic Cinema competition was one of the highlights of this year’s event which featured homages to Liv Ullmann and Istvan Szabo.

The festival also unveiled new talents in Lithuanian docs with premiers of four new Lithuanian films including a premier of Dreaming the Path, a doc road movie directed by Jokūbas Vilius Tūras and produced by Rasa Miškinytė head of Era Films (www.erafilm.lt) that was also screened in Cottbus Film Festival.

Other Lithuanian films making their bow were Father, a doc about Lithuanian criminal Vidas Zenonas Antonovas who stole a million rubles from the Soviet Union and spent the next 20 years in 15 different prisons. The film is directed by Marat Sargsyan and produced by Dagnė Vildžiūnaitė and Jonas Špokas of Just a Moment Films (www.justamoment.lt)

Igrushki directed by Lina Lužytė and produced by Dagnė Vildžiūnaitė (Just a Moment Films) showed the lives of people in a town in Belarus that survive by making soft toys. The Swedish Lithuanian doc Second Class looks at Lithuanian migrant workers in Sweden. It is directed by Marta Dauliūtė and produced by Elisabeth Marjanović Cronvall.

Lithuania launched the new Lithuanian Film Centre in September, one of the newest film institutions in the EU. With tax incentives for film producers under discussion for 2013 and a host of other new initiatives underway the Scandirections UK-Baltic States Coproduction forum drew a lot of attention.

Guests Nik Powell told the audience about coproduction opportunities in the UK while Tom Wood from Wellington Film Ltd (UK) and Donatas Zvalionis from Kino Kultas (www.kultas.lt) and MEED Films (www.meedfilms.com) (Lithuania) presented a case study of the UK Lithuanian coproduction Flight Redirected, directed by Emilis Velyvis and starring Hollywood action man Vinnie Jones which is currently in production.


The winners of the New Baltic Cinema are:

The Best Baltic Short - White Square, dir. Ivan Pavljutskov, Estonia
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Mention - Villa Anttipoff, dir. Kaspar Jancis and Vladimir Lesciov
Contact: Producer Rutt Raudkivi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Best Lithuanian Short - Liza, Go Home!, dir. Oksana Buraja
Contact: Producer Uljana Kim This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Follow us: Facebook | Twitter