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.

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Giedrė Beinoriūtė in Postproduction with Doc Sacrum and Profanum in Pievenai

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/screenwriter Giedrė Beinoriūtė is working on her new project, the long documentary Sacrum and Profanum in Pievenai / Sacrum ir profanum Pievėnuose. The planned premiere of the film…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Ricardas Jascemskas, Project Manager of Lithuanian Game Developers Association

VILNIUS: FNE spoke to Ricardas Jascemskas, project manager of the Lithuanian Game Developers Association (LGDA), about their current activities, as well as the state of the Lithuanian game development industry.

Remember to Blink Wins Best Film at Lithuanian National Silver Crane Film Awards 2023

KAUNAS: Remember to Blink / Per arti by Austėja Urbaitė received the Best Feature Film Award at the Lithuanian National Silver Crane awards held at the Kaunas State Musical Theatre…

FESTIVALS: Scanorama 2023 Opens Call for European Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: The European Film Forum Scanorama has launched an open call for its European short film competition Glimpses of Europe. The 21st edition of the European Film Forum Scanorama will…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Arturas Jevdokimovas in Postproduction with Lithuanian /Danish/Georgian Doc Life and Death of a Christmas Tree

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/screenwriter Arturas Jevdokimovas is working on his new project, the Lithuanian/Danish/Georgian long documentary Life and Death of a Christmas Tree / Kalėdų eglutės gyvenimas ir mirtis. The film…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Dovydas Vilkelis, CEO and Producer of Animatrix

VILNIUS: FNE spoke to Dovydas Vilkelis, CEO and producer of Animatrix, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Lithuanian animation and game development industries.

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Eimantas Belickas In Postproduction with Documentary

VILNIUS: The new project by Lithuanian director/editor Eimantas Belickas, the long documentary /, is built around the fact that on 1 May 2004, some 50 children were born…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Romas Zabarauskas In Postproduction with Feature Film The Writer

VILNIUS: The new project by Lithuanian director/writer/producer Romas Zabarauskas is the feature film The Writer, which is currently in postproduction. The first film in English by Zabarauskas is a coproduction…

Baltic Pitching Forum 2023 Launches Call for Applications

VILNIUS: Applications for the 11th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) are now open. The event will be held in Vilnius 10 - 13 October 2023, and filmmakers from…

PRODUCTION: Algimantas Puipa Preps Lithuanian Midnight Show

VILNIUS: Acclaimed Lithuanian director/writer Algimantas Puipa’s new project is the feature film Midnight Show / Vidurnakčio seansas, whose filming is due to start in September 2023.

Nominations Announced for Lithuanian National Silver Crane Awards 2023

VILNIUS: Debut features Remember to Blink / Per arti by Austeja Urbaite and Parade / Paradas by Titas Laucius, as well as The Poet / Poetas by Giedrias Tamoševičius &…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Karolis Kaupinis Wraps Shooting Sophomore Feature

VILNIUS: After his successful debut with Nova Lituania (2019) Lithuanian director Karolis Kaupinis has started the filming of his second feature film Hunger Strike Breakfast / Badautojų namelis on 13…

FESTIVALS: Kino Pavasaris 2023 Announces Winners

VILNIUS: Ukrainian film La Palisiada directed by Philip Sotnychenko was awarded Best Film in the main competition of the 28th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, which was held 16…