Norwegian TV Series Occupied Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The third season of the hit Norwegian political series Occupied / Okkupert is filming in Lithuania using the newly increased 30% tax rebate. The local service-producer is Ramūnas Škikas…

MIDPOINT Storms Lithuania

VILNIUS: Three MIDPOINT programmes will take place in Lithuania 3 – 9 May 2019 presented in partnership with the Lithuanian Film Centre.

Lithuanian Documentary Tops Local Charts

VILNIUS: Lithuania is the second Baltic country (alongside Estonia) to have a documentary leading the box office charts over the Easter season. Valstybes Paslaptis, a documentary about Lithuanian President Dalia…

First MIDPOINT Intensive Lithuania Selects Four Projects

VILNIUS: The MIDPOINT development programme continues to expand its reach with its first Lithuanian workshop, set for 5-8 May 2019. The organisers have announced the titles of the four projects…

Lithuanian Film Incentives Fully Operational

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has announced that the upgraded 30% Lithuanian Tax Incentive scheme is now fully operational.

PRODUCTION: Nova Lituania in Postproduction

VILNIUS: Karolis Kaupinis's first feature film Nova Lituania is in the final stage of postproduction.

FNE at Meeting Point - Vilnius: Coming Soon Winners and Projects from CEE Countries Selected

VILNIUS: Debut projects from Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia and Romania were among the 17 projects presented in the Coming Soon session at the 10th edition of Meeting…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Pasaka, Vilnius, Lithuania

This month we speak with Andre Balzekiene, the manager of Kino Pasaka from Vilnius, Lithuania.

FESTIVALS: Ray & Liz Wins Kino Pavasaris

VILNIUS: Richard Billingham’s autobiographical drama Ray & Liz was awarded best film in the European Debut Competition of the 24th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, which took place from…

PRODUCTION: BBC Series The Rise of the Nazis Filming in Vilnius

VILNIUS: Vilnius and Kaunas stand for one German city in the BBC series The Rise of the Nazis / Nacių iškilimas, which is currently filming in Lithuania. The series has…

Photo Gallery: Vilnius Premiere of Polish Lithuanian Coproduction Habit and Armour

VILNIUS: The Vilnius premiere of the Polish/Lithuanian coproduction Habit and Armour drew a crowd of local celebrities for the red carpet event.

PRODUCTION: Donatas Ulvydas in Postproduction with Doc About Lithuanian President

VILNIUS: The acclaimed Lithuanian director Donatas Ulvydas is currently in postproduction with the documentary The State Secret / Valstybės paslaptis on the Lithuanian president Dalia Gybauskaitė. The premiere of this…

Meeting Point Vilnius 2019 Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: Debut projects from the Czech Republic, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania and Romania are among the 17 projects selected for the 10th edition of Meeting Point Vilnius, set to take place…

FESTIVALS: The 24th Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: Thirteen feature, documentary and animated films have been selected for the main European Debut Competition of the 24th Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris. The biggest film festival in Lithuania runs…

MIDPOINT Intensive Lithuania Calls for Applications

KAUNAS: MIDPOINT and the Lithuanian Film Centre are organising a workshop for first or second Lithuanian feature film projects in Kaunas from 5 to 8 May 2019. The deadline for…

Ashes in the Snow Is Highest Grossing Release of All Time in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Ashes in the Snow / Tarp pilkų debesų by Marius Markevičius became the highest grossing release of all time in Lithuania, with more than 265,000 admissions and more than…

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces First Batch of Grants for 2019

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed 2,910,817 EUR to 43 film projects at its first session of financing for 2019. Among these 43 film projects are seven minority coproductions,…

FNE Market Analysis 2018: LITHUANIA

It has been a great year for the Lithuanian film industry. The expenditure on film production reached a total of 45 m EUR, with more than 5 m EUR coming…

Habit & Armour to Be Released in Lithuania on 1 March 2019

VILNIUS: Paweł Pitera’s documentary Habit & Armour will hit Lithuanian cinemas on 01 March 2019. The film is a Polish/Lithuanian coproduction narrated by Stacey Keach.