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

FNE Europa Distribution: Distributor of the Month, Kino Pasaka, Lithuania

FNE and Europa Distribution are launching a new chapter in our Distributor of the Month section. In the coming months we will talk with European distributors about their lineup, their…
06-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Feature documentary The L-Team in Production

VILNIUS: A partially animated feature documentary The L-Team / L-Komanda by director Andrius Lekavicius is in production. Principle photography in Lithuania began on 15 May 2017 and will wrap at…
30-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Creative Documentary The Jump Completes Production

VILNIUS: The Jump / Šuolis, a creative documentary by director Giedrė Žickytė, is nearing the end of its production phase. Principle photography began in December 2015 in the USA and…
26-05-2017

FNE at Cannes 2017: Lithuanian Cinema in Cannes

Lithuania welcomes you at Pavilion NO.219, Village International Pantiero
21-05-2017

FNE at Vilnius Meeting Point 2017: The Horizons

VILNIUS: The Serbian film The Horizons / Horizonti, Svetislav Dragomirović’s debut feature, is expected to complete postproduction in July 2017. The film was presented at the “Coming Soon New Talents”…
09-05-2017