FESTIVALS: European Film Forum Scanorama 2023 Announces Winners

VILNIUS: Maryna Vroda’s Stepne won Best Film Award in the Feature Film Competition of the 21st European Film Forum Scanorama. The biggest autumn film event in Lithuania was held 9…

PRODUCTION: Jurgis Matulevičius Shoots Lithuanian/Polish/Czech/Taiwanese China Sea

VILNIUS. Lithuanian director Jurgis Matulevičius is currently shooting his sophomore feature China Sea / Kinų jūra. The film is a coproduction between Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic and Taiwan.

Winners of 11th Baltic Pitching Forum Announced

VILNIUS: The 11th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum has announced its winners after 12 projects from Baltic and Greek talents were pitched in front of two panels of international…

FNE Podcast: Ona Kotryna Dikavičiūtė and Eglė Maceinaitė: Film Programmers, Vilnius Documentary Film Festival

VILNIUS: FNE correspondent and film researcher Alexander Gabelia spoke to Ona Kotryna Dikavičiūtė and Eglė Maceinaitė, film programmers of the Vilnius Documentary Film Festival (VDFF), about the general goals and…

International Conference Personal Perspective and Essayistic Form in Non-Fiction Film and Art to Be Held in Vilnius

VILNIUS: An international scientific conference Personal Perspective and Essayistic Form in Non-Fiction Film and Art will take place at the film and media space Planeta in Vilnius on 22 and…

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Lithuania Selects Slow as Oscar Candidate

VILNIUS: Marija Kavtaradze’s sophomore feature Slow has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.…

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 Generation.eu

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