Master and Tatyana Scoops Four Silver Crane Awards

VILNIUS: Giedrė Žickytė won best documentary film, best cinematography, best editing and best director for the documentary Master and Tatyana at the eigth Lithuanian Film and TV Silver Crane Awards…
01-06-2015

Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes 2015

Visit Lithuania at Village international Pantiero – Pavilion no. 219
16-05-2015

FNE Cannes 2015: EFP Producer on the Move: Zivile Gallego

VILNIUS: Zivile Gallego has received her MA degree in European Affaires Management at South Bank University, London and Leonardo da Vinci University, Paris. She took filmmaking course at New York…
12-05-2015

FNE at Cannes FF 2015: Lithuania’s Sarunas Bartas in Quinzaine Line-up

CANNES: Veteran Lithuanian director Sarunas Bartas has scored a slot in 47th annual Quinzaine des Réalisateurs programme at the Cannes Film Festival with his new feature, the Lithuanian/French/Russian coproduction, Peace…
22-04-2015 m

Vilnius Film Cluster Plans to Digitalise 20 Abandoned Cultural Houses in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Vilnius Film Cluster opened the biggest sound stage in the Baltics in 2014 and plans the digitalisation of 20 abandoned cultural houses in the regions of Lithuania, as well…
15-04-2015

Lithuania’s Teo Channel Starts Cinema Club

VILNIUS: Lithuanian telco Teo has launched a new TV movie service called Cinema Club. Teo is owned by TeliaSonera.
09-04-2015

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month: Kino Pasaka, Vilnius

FNE together with Europa Distribution is launching a new chapter of the Distributor of the Month section. This time we focus on new strategies in film distribution and the importance…
08-04-2015

Lithuania's Rolandas Kvietkauskas: “We should concentrate on distribution and access to films”

VILNIUS: Rolandas Kvietkauskas, the head of the Lithuanian Film Centre spoke with FNE about the results of the tax incentives scheme launched in January 2014, projects to improve distribution, digitalisation…
07-04-2015

FNE at Vilnius Film Festival: Koza Wins Best Film in New Europe-New Names Competition

VILNIUS: The 20th Vilnius Film Festival wrapped on 2 April 2015 with Slovak director Ivan Ostrochowsky's Koza receiving Best Film award in New Europe-New Names competition and Sebastian Schipper's Victoria…
03-04-2015

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius: 2 Nights Till Morning, 23 East. 23 West, Alexander the Grand (Caritas et Amor)

VILNIUS: Lithuanian love story 2 Nights Till Morning, and documentaries 23 East. 23 West and Alexander the Grand (Caritas at Amor) were presented at Meeting Point Vilnius (31 March -2…
03-04-2015

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius 2015: Remission, Sleeping Lessons, Ursus. The Caucasian Brown Bear

VILNIUS: Armenian/Bulgarian drama Remission, Rusudan Pirveli's Georgian love story Sleeping Lessons and the Bulgarian/Georgian/Ukrainian/German coproduction Ursus. The Caucasian Brown Bear were presented at Meeting Point Vilnius (31 March -2 April…
03-04-2015

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius: The Moon Hunter, Secret Society of Souptown, Chronicles of Melanie

VILNIUS: Documentary The Moon Hunter, children's action movie Secret Society of Souptown, and the historical drama Chronicles of Melanie, all in postproduction, are all participating in Meeting Point Vilnius, running…
02-04-2015

FNE at Meeting Point Vilnius: The King's Ring, Mellow Mud, Romeo n'Juliet

VILNIUS: Latvia's historical adventure film The King's Ring, contemporary drama Mellow Mud and love story Romeo n'Juliet were presented at Meeting Point Vilnius (31 March -2 April 2015), in the…
02-04-2015

FESTIVALS: Vilnius' Sixth Meeting Point Attended by Oppenheimer and Hazanavicius

VILNIUS: The sixth Meeting Point – Vilnius conference has begun. One of the biggest film industry events in the Baltic region, it invites participants to discuss current topics in the…
01-04-2015

GRANTS: Lithuania Concludes Funding Competition for 2015

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre will grant 32,700 EUR for the preproduction of two feature films directed by Ernestas Jankauskas and Linas Ryškus.
27-03-2015

Saulius and Paulius Robbed Them All Tops Lithuanian Box Office

VILNIUS: The comedy Saulius and Paulius Robbed Them All by Simonas Aškelavičius and Ričardas Marcinkus has become the most profitable Lithuanian movie in 2015 with 90,876 admissions and 423,199 EUR…
27-03-2015

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Production Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Center allotted 479,030 EUR for nine projects. One of them is Andrius Blaževičius's Lithuanian/Polish coproduction Crisis /Krizė.
24-03-2015

FESTIVALS: Vilnius International Film Festival Ready to Kick Off

VILNIUS: Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris will celebrate its 20th anniversary from 19 March to 2 April 2015.
17-03-2015

War and Peace Filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: A six-part television series based on Leo Tolstoy‘s novel War and Peace has begun filming in Vilnius. The series is being made by BBC Cymru Wales Drama, in partnership…
12-03-2015

PRODUCTION: Tragicomedy Miracle in Production

VILNIUS: A tragicomic drama with flourishes of magical realism Miracle/Stebuklas written and directed by Eglė Vertelytė is in production.
03-03-2015