FESTIVALS: Vilnius' Sixth Meeting Point Attended by Oppenheimer and Hazanavicius

VILNIUS: The sixth Meeting Point – Vilnius conference has begun. One of the biggest film industry events in the Baltic region, it invites participants to discuss current topics in the…
01-04-2015

GRANTS: Lithuania Concludes Funding Competition for 2015

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre will grant 32,700 EUR for the preproduction of two feature films directed by Ernestas Jankauskas and Linas Ryškus.
27-03-2015

Saulius and Paulius Robbed Them All Tops Lithuanian Box Office

VILNIUS: The comedy Saulius and Paulius Robbed Them All by Simonas Aškelavičius and Ričardas Marcinkus has become the most profitable Lithuanian movie in 2015 with 90,876 admissions and 423,199 EUR…
27-03-2015

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces Production Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Center allotted 479,030 EUR for nine projects. One of them is Andrius Blaževičius's Lithuanian/Polish coproduction Crisis /Krizė.
24-03-2015

FESTIVALS: Vilnius International Film Festival Ready to Kick Off

VILNIUS: Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris will celebrate its 20th anniversary from 19 March to 2 April 2015.
17-03-2015

War and Peace Filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: A six-part television series based on Leo Tolstoy‘s novel War and Peace has begun filming in Vilnius. The series is being made by BBC Cymru Wales Drama, in partnership…
12-03-2015

PRODUCTION: Tragicomedy Miracle in Production

VILNIUS: A tragicomic drama with flourishes of magical realism Miracle/Stebuklas written and directed by Eglė Vertelytė is in production.
03-03-2015

PRODUCTION: The Ancient Forest in Postproduction

VILNIUS: Feature documentary The Ancient Forest by Mindaugas Survila (The Field of Magic, Monoklis Studio) is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for the end of 2016.
02-03-2015

GRANTS: Lithuanian Film Centre Distributes over 1.2m EUR

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has allocated a total of 1,239,567 EUR for the production of fiction features, shorts, micro-budget films and a minority coproduction.
13-02-2015

Nymphomaniac Marketing Experts at Meeting Point Vilnius

VILNIUS: The international conference Meeting Point - Vilnius will take place 31 March to 2 April. Organised by the Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris, it allows filmmakers and other industry professionals…
13-02-2015

Domestic Hits in Lithuanian Film Market

VILNIUS: Lithuania continues to hold the leading position in the region in terms of domestic films market share, which grew from 16.49% in 2013 to 23% in 2014. The top…
12-02-2015

FNE at Berlinale 2015: Lithuanian Film in Berlin

We welcome you at Lithuanian Films Stand 112, EFM Marriott Hotel. Here you can receive the newest information on Lithuanian films, film industry, Tax Incentives, shooting locations and more.
08-02-2015

PRODUCTION: Spanish director Daniela Féjerman's New Feature in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Spanish writer and director Daniela Féjerman is shooting her new feature The Wait/La Espera in Lithuania.
04-02-2015

Lithuanian Tax Incentive may Attract 15m EUR Film Production this Year

VILNIUS: The tax incentive for film production in Lithuania that came into force in January last year is already showing results, but a breakthrough is to be expected this year,…
03-02-2015

Lithuanian Director Wins Sundance's World Cinema Dramatic Directing Award

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Alantė Kavaitė wins World Cinema Dramatic Directing Award at Sundance Film Festival for her film The Summer of Sangaile. It was the first Lithuanian film to vie…
03-02-2015

FESTIVALS: Vilnius IFF Announces Line Up

VILNIUS: Eight films will compete in the New Europe – New Names section of the 20th Kino Pavasaris International Film Festival, one of the biggest film events in Lithuania running…
12-01-2015

FNE Country Profile: Lithuania

The Lithuanian film industry noted several recent successes with films selected for major festivals that found favour at the local box office and with the announcement that 23-year old Lithuanian…
17-12-2014

Lithuania’s Aiste Dirziute Named EFP Shooting Star

Aiste Dirziute, star of The Summer of Sangaile directed by Alante Kavaite, has been selected as one of European Film Promotion’s 2015 Shooting Stars.
12-12-2014

PRODUCTION: Puipa in Postproduction with The Garden of Eden

TALLINN: Algimants Puipa has completed filming on the Lithuanian drama The Garden of Eden.
10-12-2014

Lithuanian Incentives Drive Film Industry

TALLINN: Lithuania will be measuring the success of the first year of its film incentives scheme, but Lithuanian Film Center director Roladas Kvietkauskus is already listing the benefits.
08-12-2014