PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Andrius Blaževičius in Postproduction with Paralysis

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Andrius Blaževičius is in postproduction with his second feature film Paralysis / Paralyžius. Principle photography in Lithuania started on 15 July 2019 and wrapped on 25 August…
22-11-2019

FESTIVALS: Denmark Wins Scanorama New Baltic Cinema Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: This year the European Film Forum Scanorama, which took place in Vilnius 7 - 17 November 2019, extended its competition programme to cover the whole Baltic sea region. A…
18-11-2019

Lithuanian Comedy Opens in Top Spot

VILNIUS: Fake Millionaire / Pats Sau Milijonierius from Lithuanian writer/director Tadas Vidmantas had a strong opening weekend in Lithuania, taking in 311,000 USD / 280,000 EUR since its opening on…
24-10-2019

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…
15-10-2019

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…
11-10-2019

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…
03-10-2019

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…
19-09-2019

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…
16-09-2019

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.
05-09-2019

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…
28-08-2019

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.
29-07-2019

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…
10-07-2019

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.
13-06-2019

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…
06-06-2019

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
19-05-2019

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.
18-05-2019

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…
07-05-2019

MIDPOINT Storms Lithuania

VILNIUS: Three MIDPOINT programmes will take place in Lithuania 3 – 9 May 2019 presented in partnership with the Lithuanian Film Centre.
30-04-2019

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…
25-04-2019

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…
18-04-2019