FESTIVALS: Kaunas Partners with NISI MASA

By FNE Staff

    The Kaunas International Film Festival ( www.kinofestivalis.lt) announced that it has become the official representative of the European network of film associations NISI MASA in Lithuania.

    NISI MASA was founded in 2001 and is financed by the European Union, the Council of Europe, and several French foundations. It creates a platform for discussion and collaboration among young European filmmakers, organises international filmmaking and scriptwriting workshops, and publishes a daily film critique magazine Nisimazine at film festivals.

    "Kaunas IFF participation in the network, will hopefully inspire youth in Lithuania to take part and develop their skills in above mention fields of the film industry. We are looking forward to encourage the future generation in Lithuania to work with film," Tomas Tengmark, Kaunas Film Festival programme producer commented on the Festival's joining the NISI MASA network.

    The organization is present in 26 countries.