FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producer Giedrė Burokaitė, Lithuania

VILNIUS: Giedrė Burokaitė from Meno Avilys has been selected to participate in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme for documentary film producers, which kicks off at the 23rd edition of the…

Miniseries Catherine the Great Benefits from Lithuanian Film Incentives

VILNIUS: The miniseries Catherine the Great / Jekaterina didžioji is one of the most high profile examples of productions filmed in Lituania partly because of its film incentives. The film…

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian Other Side of Silence Competes at Riga IFF

VILNIUS: One of the most famous Lithuanian film directors, Algimantas Puipa will show his new drama Other Side of Silence / Kita tylos pusė in the Baltic Sea Region competition…

SOFA Workshop in Vilnius

VILNIUS: Five participants from Lithuania, Hungary, Greece and Israel have been selected for the second workshop organised by SOFA – School of Film Advancement in Vilnius from 17 to 21…

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Lithuania Selects Bridges of Time as Oscar Candidate

VILNIUS: The documentary Bridges of Time / Laiko tiltai by Kristine Briede and Audrius Stonys has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and…

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Cinema Centre Garsas, Panevėžys, Lithuania

This month we speak with Genė Pučinskienė, the manager of Cinema Centre Garsas / Kino Center Garsas since 1992.

PRODUCTION: Netflix Original Series Young Wallander Filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Young Wallander, a new Netflix original series based on Henning Mankell's best-selling Kurt Wallander novels, is shooting in Vilnius from 24 August 2019. Lithuania‘s Ahil is providing services. The…

Lithuanian Films Score Big With International Audiences

VILNIUS: The number of Lithuanian films being distributed and screened internationally has made big gains in recent years according to information just released by the Lithuanian Film Centre.

PRODUCTION: Ukrainian/Lithuanian The Earth is Blue as an Orange in Production

VILNIUS: The creative documentary The Earth is Blue as an Orange by Iryna Tsylik is currently in production. The film is a coproduction between the Ukrainian company Albatros Communicos and…

Swedish TV Series Hamilton Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The Swedish production companies DramaCorp and Kärnfilm are shooting the 10-episode international spy thriller series Hamilton in Lithuania for TV4 and C More.

Lithuanian Animation Industry 2017-2019

VILNIUS: In 2017-2019, the Lithuanian film industry has experienced remarkable growth. As a result, Lithuanian animation and VR gained plenty of international attention. Recent world premieres took place at the…

FNE at Cannes 2019: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

72nd Cannes Film Festival: Lithuanian films in the programme and a large delegation at Marche Du Film

FESTIVALS: Lithuania Wins Biennale Golden Lion

FNE congratulates Lithuania on winning the Golden Lion at the 58th Biennale for Sun & Sea by Lina Lapelyte, Vaiva Grainyte and Rugile Barzdziukaite.

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…