FNE at Meeting Point - Vilnius: Coming Soon Winners and Projects from CEE Countries Selected

VILNIUS: Debut projects from Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Slovakia and Romania were among the 17 projects presented in the Coming Soon session at the 10th edition of Meeting…
10-04-2019

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema of the Month: Kino Pasaka, Vilnius, Lithuania

This month we speak with Andre Balzekiene, the manager of Kino Pasaka from Vilnius, Lithuania.
09-04-2019

FESTIVALS: Ray & Liz Wins Kino Pavasaris

VILNIUS: Richard Billingham’s autobiographical drama Ray & Liz was awarded best film in the European Debut Competition of the 24th Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, which took place from…
08-04-2019

PRODUCTION: BBC Series The Rise of the Nazis Filming in Vilnius

VILNIUS: Vilnius and Kaunas stand for one German city in the BBC series The Rise of the Nazis / Nacių iškilimas, which is currently filming in Lithuania. The series has…
25-03-2019

Photo Gallery: Vilnius Premiere of Polish Lithuanian Coproduction Habit and Armour

VILNIUS: The Vilnius premiere of the Polish/Lithuanian coproduction Habit and Armour drew a crowd of local celebrities for the red carpet event.
21-03-2019

PRODUCTION: Donatas Ulvydas in Postproduction with Doc About Lithuanian President

VILNIUS: The acclaimed Lithuanian director Donatas Ulvydas is currently in postproduction with the documentary The State Secret / Valstybės paslaptis on the Lithuanian president Dalia Gybauskaitė. The premiere of this…
19-03-2019

Meeting Point Vilnius 2019 Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: Debut projects from the Czech Republic, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania and Romania are among the 17 projects selected for the 10th edition of Meeting Point Vilnius, set to take place…
18-03-2019

FESTIVALS: The 24th Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris Announces Lineup

VILNIUS: Thirteen feature, documentary and animated films have been selected for the main European Debut Competition of the 24th Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris. The biggest film festival in Lithuania runs…
04-03-2019

MIDPOINT Intensive Lithuania Calls for Applications

KAUNAS: MIDPOINT and the Lithuanian Film Centre are organising a workshop for first or second Lithuanian feature film projects in Kaunas from 5 to 8 May 2019. The deadline for…
21-02-2019

Ashes in the Snow Is Highest Grossing Release of All Time in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Ashes in the Snow / Tarp pilkų debesų by Marius Markevičius became the highest grossing release of all time in Lithuania, with more than 265,000 admissions and more than…
13-02-2019

GRANTS: Lithuania Announces First Batch of Grants for 2019

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed 2,910,817 EUR to 43 film projects at its first session of financing for 2019. Among these 43 film projects are seven minority coproductions,…
06-02-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: LITHUANIA

It has been a great year for the Lithuanian film industry. The expenditure on film production reached a total of 45 m EUR, with more than 5 m EUR coming…
06-02-2019

Habit & Armour to Be Released in Lithuania on 1 March 2019

VILNIUS: Paweł Pitera’s documentary Habit & Armour will hit Lithuanian cinemas on 01 March 2019. The film is a Polish/Lithuanian coproduction narrated by Stacey Keach.
01-02-2019

Two Domestic Titles Top 2018 Box Office in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The market share of domestic films increased in Lithuania to 28%, compared to 22% in 2017, while two domestic titles topped the box office in 2018
18-01-2019

PRODUCTION: Šarūnas Bartas Shoots In The Dusk

VILNIUS: The acclaimed Lithuanian director Šarūnas Bartas is currently shooting a new historical drama In The Dusk / Sutemose, focusing on the Lithuanian partisan war, which took place after WWII.…
11-01-2019

Lithuania to Raise Tax Incentives to 30%

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian parliament has approved an increase in tax incentives from 20 to 30% starting 1 January 2019 as the legislation has been renewed for the next five years.
13-12-2018

Lithuania Raises Tax Incentives to 30%

TALLINN: Lithuania will increase its film tax incentives to 30% in 2019, up from the current 20%, for a five-year period.
29-11-2018

CAT&Docs Picks Up Lithuania’s I’ll Stand by You

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian/Italian documentary about the epidemic of suicides in rural areas, I’ll Stand by You written and directed by Virginija Vareikyte and Maxi Dejoie, has been picked up for…
29-11-2018

Lithuanian Worm Opens at Number One at Local Box Office

VILNIUS: Domestic films continue to do well in Lithuania, with Worm / Sirdys directed by Justinas Kristiunas opening in the top spot on the 23-25 November 2018 weekend.
27-11-2018