PRODUCTION: Algimantas Puipa Shoots Bumblebee Honey

VILNIUS: One of the most famous Lithuanian film directors Algimantas Puipa is currently shooting his new drama, Bumblebee Honey / Kamanių medus.
13-03-2018

Norwegian TV Series Produced by Harald Zwart Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Norwegian production company Zwart Arbeid is currently shooting the 10-episode TV series The Oil Fund / Oljefonde in the capital city of Lithuania. This comedy drama following the inner…
07-03-2018

FESTIVALS: New Competition Programme for Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris

VILNIUS: Thirteen debut features were selected for the new competition programme European Debuts of the 23rd Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, running from 15 to 29 March 2018.
02-03-2018

Three Lithuanian Films in Box Office Top Ten

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian comedy I Am A Star / Aš žvaigždė directed by Robert Kuliunas debuted in the number one spot in Lithuania and racked up 22,500 admissions with 127,000…
22-02-2018

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Five Film Production Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 815,763 EUR to five feature film productions.
20-02-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Lithuanian Film in Berlin

Lithuania to Present Its History and Culture in VR at Berlinale - The 68th Berlin International Film Festival and the European Film Market, an industry event, kicks off this week…
17-02-2018

FNE Country Report 2017: LITHUANIA

VILNIUS: Lithuanian film industry had a good year in 2017, with films made with the support of the Lithuanian Film Centre and selected for major festivals – Cannes, Toronto, Locarno,…
09-02-2018

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Production Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 2,094,460 EUR to 26 film projects, including 11 projects dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Lithuanian state, five minority coproductions and ten national…
06-02-2018

FNE at Scanorama 2017: FNE TV: Gražina Arlickaitė, Director Film Festival Scanorama

VILNIUS: FNE asked Gražina Arlickaitė about the 15th edition of the film festival Scanorama, how it has developed and how innovation is shaping its programmes.
27-11-2017

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian Short Wins Scanorama New Baltic Cinema Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian short The Last Day / Paskutinė diena (2017) by Klaudija Matvejevaitė won the two best film prizes at the Scanorama film festival. Five Lithuanian shorts, three Estonian…
21-11-2017

TV Series Shot in Lithuania Gets Emmy Nomination

VILNIUS: Lithuanian production company Artbox is celebrating the nomination of Tokyo Trial for an International Emmy. Artbox provided services for the four-part historical series, which was shot mainly in Lithuania.
14-11-2017

The Saint Stays on Top at Lithuanian Box Office

VILNIUS: Andrius Blaževičius’ drama The Saint remained in first place for its second week in release in Lithuania, where it opened at the end of September 2017. The Lithuanian/Polish coproduction…
11-10-2017

PRODUCTION: TV drama Kruso Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The German production company Ufa Fiction (producers Benjamin Benedict, Nico Hofmann and Martin Bromber) and local service producer Ramūnas Škikas (production company Ahil) are shooting the TV drama Kruso …
04-10-2017

PRODUCTION: Ignas Jonynas Shoots Lithuanian/Ukrainian/Latvian Coproduction

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Ignas Jonynas is currently shooting his new feature film Invisible / Nematoma. The shooting of this Lithuanian/Ukrainian/Latvian coproduction started on 4 September 2017 and is scheduled to…
13-09-2017

Lithuania Selects Frost as Oscar Candidate

VILNIUS: Frost / Šerkšnas by Sarunas Bartas has been chosen as the official candidate from Lithuania for an Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in the Best Foreign…
11-09-2017

PRODUCTION: Marija Kavtaradzė Shoots Summer Survivors

VILNIUS: Marija Kavtaradzė, one of the most promising young Lithuanian directors and scriptwriters, will start shooting her debut feature Summer Survivors / Vasara on 24 August 2017.
22-08-2017

PRODUCTION: Raimundas Banionis Returns to Film with The Purple Fog

VILNIUS: Acclaimed film, theatre and TV director Raimundas Banionis is returning to film directing after 25 years with The Purple Fog / Purpurinis rūkas. This historical drama is currently in…
15-08-2017

Lithuania Starts First Minority Coproductions with Georgia and Cyprus

VILNIUS: Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 811,701 EUR to 21 film projects in production and preproduction, including five minority coproductions with France, Italy, Russia and for the first time with Georgia…
27-07-2017

PRODUCTION: Creative Doc Greimas. The System of Bolts in Production

VILNIUS: A creative documentary by director Saulius Beržinis, Greimas. The System of Bolts / Greimas. Varžtų sistema is in production. Principle photography began in April 2017 and will wrap in…
26-06-2017

The Saint is Blessed with Six Silver Crane Awards

VILNIUS: Andrius Blaževičius‘ feature film The Saint / Šventasis dominated the Lithuanian Film and TV Silver Crane Awards,winning in six categories. The film took the Best Feature, Best Director, Best…
15-06-2017