Netflix Adds Lithuanian Sci-fi Drama Vesper to Lineup

VILNIUS: Lithuanian sci-fi drama Vesper by Lithuanian director Kristina Buožytė and French director Bruno Samper is available on Netflix in the UK and Ireland.
26-01-2023

BOX OFFICE: Admissions and Box Office Increased in Lithuania in 2022

VILNIUS: General admissions have soared from 1,337,598 in 2021 to 2,993,864 in 2022, and the total gross rose from 7,754,385 EUR in 2021 to 18,103,404 EUR in 2022, according to…
23-01-2023

Cultural Collaboration Between Lithuanian and Latvian Public Broadcasters

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s LRT PLIUS and Latvia’s LTV have launched a collaboration, and their cultural programmes Culture Day (Kultūros diena) and Culture News (Kultūras zinas) respectively will exchange stories every two…
13-12-2022

PRODUCTION: Tomas Vengris in Postproduction with Five and a Half Love Stories in an Apartment in Vilnius

VILNIUS: Lithuanian/ American filmmaker Tomas Vengris is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Five and a Half Love Stories in an Apartment in Vilnius / Penkios su puse meilės…
09-12-2022

Totem Films Picks Up Marija Kavtaradze’s Slow

VILNIUS: The French outfit Totem Films has acquired Marija Kavtaradze’s sophomore feature Slow ahead of its premiere in Sundance’s World Dramatic Competition 2023.
09-12-2022

BOX OFFICE: Lithuanian Crime Drama Exceeds 125,000 Admissions Domestically

VILNIUS: The Generation of Evil / Piktųjų karta directed by Emilis Vėlyvis is a domestic success in Lithuania with 125,419 admissions and 882,589 EUR gross after six weeks in cinemas.…
30-11-2022

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Ignas Jonynas Shoots Border Wall

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Ignas Jonynas is currently filming his third feature film Border Wall / Siena, which is supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.
16-11-2022

FESTIVALS: European Film Forum Scanorama 2022 Kicks Of with New Competition Section

VILNIUS: Nine titles including seven feature films and two long documentaries have been selected for the new Main Competition of the 20th edition of the European Film Forum Scanorama, which…
10-11-2022

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Eglė Vertelytė Shoots Sophomore Feature Tasty

VILNIUS: Lithuanian writer/director Eglė Vertelytė started shooting her sophomore feature after her successful debut with Miracle / Stebuklas (2018). The comedy drama Tasty / Gardutė has already been acquired by…
09-11-2022

Two More Lithuanian Films Vie for Academy Award Nominations

VILNIUS: Sergei Loznitsa’s Mr Landsbergis and Saulė Bliuvaitė’s Limousine are eligible for Oscar nominations in the Best Documentary Feature Film and Best Documentary Short Film categories, respectively.
04-11-2022

FESTIVALS: Scanorama Presents Its Revamped Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: The European Film Forum Scanorama has replaced its regional short film competition New Baltic Cinema with the Glimpses of Europe short film competition, which will screen new talents from…
06-10-2022

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Directors Duo Lina Lūžytė and Nerijus Milerius Shoot Debut Feature Jōhatsu

VILNIUS: Film director Lina Lūžytė and philosopher & film director Nerijus Milerius make their debut as a directors duo with feature drama Jōhatsu, which is currently shooting as a Lithuanian/Latvian/French…
22-09-2022

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Lithuania Selects Pilgrims as Oscar Bid

VILNIUS: Laurynas Bareiša’s debut feature Pilgrims / Piligrimai has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature…
22-09-2022

Tenth Baltic Pitching Forum Announces Selected Projects

VILNIUS: Twelve projects have been selected for the 10th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum, set to take place in Vilnius 5 – 8 October 2022. The forum welcomes participants…
02-09-2022

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Ignas Miškinis Shoots Coming-of-Age Drama Southern Chronicles

VILNIUS. Lithuanian director Ignas Miškinis is in production with his coming-of-age drama Southern Chronicles / Pietinia kronikas. The film is produced by Lukas Trimonis through IN SCRIPT with support from…
19-08-2022

Lithuanian War Drama The Flood Won’t Come Hits Domestic Cinemas

VILNIUS. The war drama The Flood Won’t Come / Tvano nebus directed by Marat Sargsyan will be released in Lithuania by CinemaAds on 19 August 2022. The film was produced…
10-08-2022

GRANTS: Lithuanian Film Centre Announces Second Grants in 2022

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 514,250 EUR in its second batch of grants in 2022. Ten projects in production received 332,400 EUR and 11 projects in development received 181,850…
09-08-2022

Sky History Shoots The Royal Mob Doc Series in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lithuania is the main location for Sky History 4x60-minute documentary series The Royal Mob directed by Fraser McDonald. The shooting in Lithuania is serviced by Baltic FilmServices and is…
26-07-2022

Lithuanian Sci-Fi Drama Vesper Announces Domestic Release

VILNIUS: The sci-fi drama Vesper by Lituanian director Kristina Buožytė and French director Bruno Samper will be released in Lithuania by Kino Pavasaris on 30 September 2022. Recently, the film…
20-07-2022

Days of Lithuanian Cinema Classics

KAUNAS: The Lithuanian Film Centre is organising the Days of Lithuanian Cinema Classics throughout the country on 3 - 4 August 2022. Among the films to be presented there is…
19-07-2022