PRODUCTION: Urtė Oettinger Preps Lithuanian Animation Series BFF

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian animation film director/writer/painter Urtė Oettinger is currently in preparation with her 26 episode x 11 minute comedy animation series BFF, whose production will start in the second…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Laurynas Bareisa in Postproduction with Drowning Dry

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/writer/cinematographer Laurynas Bareisa is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Drowning Dry (working title), which is a coproduction between Lithuania and Latvia.

PRODUCTION: Alexander Belinski and Agnė Dovydaitytė Shoot Lithuanian/German/Norwegian Doc Baltic UXO

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian directors Alexander Belinski and Agnė Dovydaitytė are currently in production with their documentary Baltic UXO. This Lithuanian/German/Norwegian coproduction is supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Giedrė Žickytė in Postproduction with Doc Both of Your Mothers

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/writer/producer Giedrė Žickytė is currently in postproduction with her long documentary Both of Your Mothers, which is a Lithuanian/Estonian/Bulgarian coproduction.

ArtTech Forum Held in Vilnius

VILNIUS: An interesting ArtTech Forum was held in Vilnius on 8 December 2023, organised by ArtTech Agency in partnership with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, the…

Lithuanian Producer Živilė Gallego in European Shooting Stars Jury 2024

BERLIN: Five experts including Lithuanian producer Živilė Gallego will pick the 10 European Shooting Stars 2024, who will be announced in mid-December 2023. The 27th edition of European Shooting Stars…

Lithuanian Producer Uljana Kim to Receive Eurimages International Co-production Award

VILNIUS: Uljana Kim, the first female producer in Lithuania, will receive the Eurimages International Co-production Award 2023 at the 36th European Film Awards’ gala in Berlin on 9 December 2023.

FESTIVALS: European Film Forum Scanorama 2023 Announces Winners

VILNIUS: Maryna Vroda’s Stepne won Best Film Award in the Feature Film Competition of the 21st European Film Forum Scanorama. The biggest autumn film event in Lithuania was held 9…

PRODUCTION: Jurgis Matulevičius Shoots Lithuanian/Polish/Czech/Taiwanese China Sea

VILNIUS. Lithuanian director Jurgis Matulevičius is currently shooting his sophomore feature China Sea / Kinų jūra. The film is a coproduction between Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic and Taiwan.

Winners of 11th Baltic Pitching Forum Announced

VILNIUS: The 11th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum has announced its winners after 12 projects from Baltic and Greek talents were pitched in front of two panels of international…

FNE Podcast: Ona Kotryna Dikavičiūtė and Eglė Maceinaitė: Film Programmers, Vilnius Documentary Film Festival

VILNIUS: FNE correspondent and film researcher Alexander Gabelia spoke to Ona Kotryna Dikavičiūtė and Eglė Maceinaitė, film programmers of the Vilnius Documentary Film Festival (VDFF), about the general goals and…

International Conference Personal Perspective and Essayistic Form in Non-Fiction Film and Art to Be Held in Vilnius

VILNIUS: An international scientific conference Personal Perspective and Essayistic Form in Non-Fiction Film and Art will take place at the film and media space Planeta in Vilnius on 22 and…

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Lithuania Selects Slow as Oscar Candidate

VILNIUS: Marija Kavtaradze’s sophomore feature Slow has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.…

Baltic Pitching Forum 2023 Announces Selected Projects

VILNIUS: Twelve short film projects from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, alongside guest country Greece, have been selected for the 11th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF), which will be…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Paulius Juočeris, Managing Director of Lithuanian Iron Cat

VILNIUS: FNE spoke to Paulius Juočeris, managing director of Iron Cat, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Lithuanian game development industry and its connections with…

GRANTS: Lithuanian Film Centre Announces Second Grants for 2023

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed 330,000 EUR for 24 projects in production and development in its second batch for 2023.

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Mindaugas Jokūbaitis, Producer at Lithuanian OAK9 Entertainment, UAB

VILNIUS: FNE spoke to Mindaugas Jokūbaitis, producer at OAK9 Entertainment, UAB, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Lithuanian animation and game development industries.

PRODUCTION: Vytautas Puidokas in Production with Lithuanian/French Doc Abandoned

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Vytautas Puidokas is currently finishing production on his long documentary Abandoned, which is estimated to be completed in early 2024.

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Saulė Bliuvaitė Shoots Debut Feature Toxic

VILNIUS: The young Lithuanian director Saulė Bliuvaitė is currently filming her debut feature Toxic / Akiplėša, a coming-of-age drama supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.

Lithuanian Drama Series Troll Farm Picked Up by GoQuest Media

VILNIUS: Mumbai-based GoQuest Media has acquired the Lithuanian dramedy series Troll Farm / Trolių ferma directed by Ernestas Jankauskas and produced by Dansu Films.