Zero 2 premieres in Lithuania

Emilis Velyvis' second feature film Zero 2 ( premieres on January 20 in Vilnius, with nation-wide distribution beginning on January 22.

MoMA spotlights new Lithuanian film

The New York Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is festuring a series on Lithuanian cinema since 1990 in a retrospective funning December 4-14.

PRODUCTION: Anarchy in Zirmunai in post-production

Lithuanian director Saulius Drunga is in the post-production with his feature film debut, Anarchy in Zirmunai, planned for completion by March 2010 and spring distribution in Lithuania.

Lithuania nominates Vortex for foreign-language Oscar

Gytis Lukšas feature film Vortex (Duburys), recipient of the the Silver Crane award in Lithuania for best actress Oksana Borbat, and best supporing actors Vladimiras Jefrenovas and Jūratė Onaitytė, has…

Historic cinema re-opens in Kaunas

The oldest cinema in Lithuania, Romuva, reopened it doors on October 1, for the Kaunas film festival.

Financial trouble at LRT

Public broadcaster Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT, ) has accumulated some 3 million Litas (860,000 Euros) in debts for broadcasting services, reflecting the financial problems in the media…

Art Cinema opens in Vilnius

A new arthouse cinema, Theater Pasaka, opened in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius with a screening of the Lithuanian documentary Traukinys stovi penkias minutes directed by Janina Lapinskaitė.

TeliaSonera moves forward in plan to acquire TEO LT

The board of TEO LT announced that it has determined that TeliaSonera presented a fair price in its purchase offer for the telecommunications company.

Lithuania announces grants

The Lithuanian Cultural State Support Fund has announced its second stage of grants.

Lithuanian box office sets record

Lithuanian cinemas was 4.53 million Litas (€1.31 million) in box office in July, 2009, the country's biggest revenues in a one month period.

Production Vortex prepares September release

Film studio Studija 2 is preparing the theatrical release of the Lithuanian feature film Vortex (Duburys) on September 4, 2009..

FNE in KVIFF: Lithuanian Film Industry Struggles With Major Funding Cuts and Stalled Film Law

KARLOVY VARY: Lithuanian filmmakers are facing major obstacles with government funding cut from 2m Euros last year to just over 1m Euros this year. Adding to the small film industry's…
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SNORAS announces media investment

The Lithuanian SNORAS Group announced that it acquired a 34% stake in Lietuvos rytas, the largest Lithuanian mass media group.

Lithuanian box office in decline

Lithuania‘s movie theatres have posted 12.8 million Litas (3.7 million Euros) in box-office revenues in the first quarter of 2009, down 5% from the 13.5 million Litas (3.9 million Euros)…

Decline in ad revenues hits Lithuania

The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania ( reported that advertising revenues at commercial televisions in the first quarter of 2009 decreased by 14.7 million Litas ( €4.3 million) or…

Production: Excursionist filming in Lithuania

Director Audrius Juzėnas is shooting the Lithuanian feature film The Excursionist (Ekskursantė) through May 23 in Vilnius.

Lithuanian Farewell in postproduction

The Lithuanian-Polish-Dutch co-production feature film Farewell (Atsisveikinimas) directed by Tomas Donela is now in postproduction.

First Lithuanian film goes online

Cinema Spring film festival launched the first Lithuanian film online, Jurate Samulionyte's stop-motion film No Routine on March 30.

Lithuanian documentary gets cinema distribution

Agne Marcinkeviciute's documentary Dance in thte Desert premieres on February 18 in Vilnius with nation-wide distribution beginning on February 19

Lithuanian films travel to short film fest

Two Lithuanian short films, Two Cups of Yoghurt by Audrius Mickevicius and Bridges by Jurate Samulionyte, will participate at the 1st European Short Film Co-production Forum Euro Connection at the…