FNE at Jihlava IDFF Emerging Producers 2013: Dagne Vildziunaite

FNE interviews Lithuanian documentary producer Dagne Vildziunaite, selected to participate in the 2013 Emerging Producers workshop at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival.

FESTIVALS: Lithuania Fest Launches Baltic Program

VILNUS: The Vilnius IFF, moving to boost its focus on local work, has announced a new competition program for 2014, Baltic Gaze, which will screen films created in the Baltic…

Viramundo Launches TIDE Project in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lithuania saw its first simultaneous VOD and cinema release on 20 June 2013 with Pierre Yves Borgeaud’s documentary about legendary Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil Viramundo presented as part of…

Lithuania Embraces Film Tax Incentive Scheme

VILNIUS: The Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania adopted the amendments to the Law of Corporate Income Tax on 13 June 2013, clearing the way for a film tax incentive…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Sangaile in Preproduction

VILNIUS: Lithuanian production company Fralita Films is in preproduction with the feature film Sangaile directed by Alante Kavaite.

Lithuania to Investigate Sale of Cinema

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Minister of Culture Šarūnas Birutis has asked for an investigation into the September 2012 sale of a building that belonged to the company Lithuanian Cinema.

FNE at Cannes FF 2013: Lithuanian Films Party

Photos from the Lithuanian party at Cannes IFF 2013 are available in our Who is partying at gallery.

FNE Cannes Preview 2013: Lithuanian Films in Cannes

Lithuanian Film Centre Visit Us at in Cannes at Village International, Pantiero, Pavilion 221

Lithuanian Danish Escaping Sunshine Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

VILNIUS: Escaping Sunshine, a Danish-Lithuanian coproduction, has been selected to lead off the new Nordic crowdfunding platform Manymade. The campaign was launched on 8 May 2013.

Lithuanian Film Competes at Oberhausen

VILNIUS: The short film Aldona by Lithuanian video artist Emilija Škarnulytė is screening in the competition programme of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, running through 7 May 2013.

Lithuanian Film Centre Gives Grants to Seven Films

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre approved 2,010,000 Litas in financial support for five feature films and two documentaries.

Lithuania on the way to change tax incentives scheme

VILNIUS: The Government of the Republic of Lithuania has approved the proposed changes to the Law on Corporate tax. The amended tax scheme would offer a tax relief to companies…

Vanishing Waves Leads Lithuanian Silver Crane Nominations

VILNIUS: Aurora / Wanishing Waves directed by Kristina Buožytė and produced by Ieva Norvilienė for Tremora production company received nine nominations for Lithuania’s national Silver Crane awards, including Best Film.

PRODUCTION: Non Present Time in Postproduction

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian feature film Non Present Time (Nesamasis laikas) directed by Mykolas Vildžiūnas is now in postproduction.

FNE Europa Cinemas - Cinema Centre Garsas

In recognition of the hard work and excellence of European cinema operators, FNE together with Europa Cinemas continues its Cinema of the Month series. This month we spoke with Genė…

FNE at Vilnius IFF 2013: New Films from Lithuania Presented during Meeting Point Vilnius

VILNIUS: Twelve Lithuanian projects were presented at Meeting Point Vilnius, the international film industry event which took place 25 – 28 March 2013.
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FNE at Vilnius IFF 2013: Top prize for Polish film Loving

VILNIUS: The top prize at the 18th Vilnius International Film Festival went to Polish director Sławomir Fabricki for his drama Loving/ Miłość. The festival held from 18-28 March 2013 has…
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General Director of Lithuanian TV Re-elected

Audrius Siaurusevičius has been re-elected for a second five-year term as general director of Lithuanian National Radio and Television.

Lithuania Announces 2013 Grants

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has approved production grants for five films.

FESTIVALS: Vilnius Hosts Meeting Poing

VILNIUS: The 18th Vilnius International Film Festival, running 25-28 March 2013, will hold the fourth edition of its industry event for European and Lithuanian professionals, Meeting Point – Vilnius.
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