FNE AVP Live ! Rolandas Kvietkauskas Director of Lithuanian Film Centre

Scanorama Ontente: UK Baltic States CoProduction Forum. FNE asks the director of the newly established Lithuanian Film Centre (www.lfc.lt/en) about the challenges ahead for the EU’s newest national film body. …

PRODUCTION: Vilnius-to-London Road Movie Documentary Starts Pre-production

VILNIUS: Lida, Vanda, Liusia, an Anglo-Lithuanian coproduction documentary about three Lithuanian grandmothers who make a road journey from Vilnius to London, has started pre-production.

Era Film in Development with Mixed Slate of Films

COTTBUS: Lithuanian producer Rasa Miskinyte is in development with the feature film Escaping Sunshine and in early development with two animated films and two documentaries.

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian Films Debut at Scanorama

VILNIUS: Four Lithuanian films will have their world premieres at the Scanorama Film Festival (www.scanorama.lt) which opens in Vilnius on 8 November 2012.

FESTIVALS: Debut Film Wins Kaunas Audience Award

KAUNAS: Lithuanian filmmaker Dovilė Gasiūnaitė’s first feature film Narcissus (www.ketvirtaversija.lt) won the Audience Award at the Kaunas International Film Festival (www.kinofestivalis.lt).

FNE - Step In - Locarno Country Report: Lithuania

With the Lithuanian Film Centre (www.lfc.lt) beginning operations on 1 May 2012, the local film industry has received a strong and much-needed boost.

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Cult Film Director Shooting Flight Redirected

VILNIUS: Emilis Velyvis, director of the Lithuanian cult film hit Zero 2, is in production with Flight Redirected, a Lithuanian/UK coproduction.

PRODUCTION: Vanishing Waves in KVIFF’s East of the West

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian production company Tremora (www.tremora.com) sends it newly completed film Vanishing Waves to compete in the East of the West section of the Karlovy Vary IFF (www.kviff.com), running…

Lithuanian Film in Cannes: Presentation of the newly established film centre

The national Lithuanian Films stand begins its work at the film market The Marché du Film at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival. Throughout 10 days of the film market…

Lithuania Approves National Film Centre

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian government approved the formation of a Lithuanian Film Centre on 19 April 2012, following upon the December 2011 passage of a new film law which paved the…

Lithuanian Director Starts Online Funding Campaign

VILNIUS: Lithuanian filmmaker Romas Zabaraukas launched a 25-day online campaign on Kickstarter to fund his low-budget feature film debut, We Will Riot.

FESTIVALS: Polish Courage Wins Vilnius Main Prize

{mosimage}VILNIUS: The Polish film Courage (www.opusfilm.com) directed by Greg Zglinski won the New Europe-New Names competition of the Vilnius IFF (15-29 March 2012, www.kinopavasaris.lt).

Kvedaravicius Takes Top Lithuanian Cinematographers Award

{mosimage}VILNIUS: Lithuanian director and cinematographer Mantas Kvedaravicius received the annual Lithuanian Cinematographers award "The Oak"(www.azuolai.lt) for the documentary film Barzakh.

Lithuanian Film Released Online

VILNIUS: Porno Melodrama, the first gay-themed Lithuanian film, has been release via free online distribution.

Lithuania Announces 2012 Film Grants

The Lithuanian Ministry of Culture has announced 4,233,360 LT (1.22 million EUR) in film grants for 14 feature, documentary and animated films.

Foreign Sales for Anarchy in Zirmunai

{mosimage}Lithuanian director Saulius Drunga's debut feature Anarchy in Zirmunai has been sold to over ten foreign territories. The film has been sold to Atlantide (Italy), Peccadillo (UK and Ireland), Kamer…

FESTIVALS: Vilnius IFF Opens with Carnage

{mosimage}VILNIUS: 17th Vilnius International Film Festival "Kino Pavasaris" (http://kinopavasaris.lt) will open on 15 March 2012 with Roman Polanski's Carnage and hold its gala closing on 29 March.

FNE at Berlinale 2012: Only premiere of a Lithuanian film at Berlinale 2012 screens tonight

{mosimage}BERLIN: The Lithuanian feature film Restricted Sensation by a Lithuanian artist Deimantas Narkevicius will take place tonight at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. It is important to note that…
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The top 10 things you didn't know about Lithuanian films

{mosimage}How much do you know about Lithuania and its film industry? That it is a small country near the Baltic Sea, creating a record low amount of films? Unfortunately we…

Lithuania Launch Berlin EFM Stand

VILNIUS: Lithuania announces its film comeback with a stand at the European Film Market in Berlin, celebrating the golden age of Lithuanian film.