Lithuania Picks Up My Man Can

Lithuanian commercial TV broadcaster LNK ( has acquired the competitive game show My Man Can from German sales company SevenOne International. The show will debut on LNK in January 2012.

Lithuania 2011 Country Profile

{mosimage}VILNIUS: Lithuania‘s recent struggles for the survival of its film industry appear to be ending at last. Lithuania continues to produce a low number of films. In 2010 there were…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Doc Father in Postproduction

VILNIUS: Father, a 70,000 euro Lithuanian documentary directed by Marat Sargsyan, is in the final stages of production in preparation for a March 2012 release. The 52 minute film is…

Finns Fund Lithuanian Film

The Finnish Film Foundation announced 150,000 euros in grant support for the Finnish/Lithuanian coproduction Santa co-produced by Lithuanian company ArtBox (

Lithuania Awaits New Film Law

JIHLAVA: Lithuanian filmmakers are hopeful that a new film law will finally establish a national film center and provide guaranteed financial support for the domestic film industry. Parliamentary discussions begin…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian documentary Zone in Postproduction

The Lithuanian documentary film Zone (Nebalta drobė) directed by Jurga Naraškevičiūtė is now in postproduction.

Lithuanian documentary Zone in Postproduction

The Lithuanian documentary film Zone (Nebalta drobė) directed by Jurga Naraškevičiūtė is now in postproduction.

PRODUCTION: Siberian Education filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Italian director Gabriele Salvatores is shooting English language feature film Siberian Education (Educazione Siberiana) in Vilnius, Lithuania. The film is a coproduction between Italian film company Cattleya S.r.l. (…

FNE at KVIFF: Tremora Reveals Production Plans

KARLOVY VARY: Lithuanian producer Ieva Norviliene of the production company Tremora ( told FNE that she has one film in postproduction and four more films in development for production over…

Siberian Education to Shoot in Lithuania

John Malkovich is set to star in Siberian Education which is scheduled to begin filming in Lithuania at the end of August.

Lithuania to Open Vilnius Film Office

The mayor of Vilnius, Artūras Zuokas, met with the head of the Independent Producers Association (NPA) Rasa Miškinytė, the NPA and the representatives of the Lithuanian film industry to discus…

FNE at DISCOP Budapest 2011: Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lithuanian television survived the onslaught of foreign programming beginning in the 1990‘s and is pulling out of the financial crisis of 2009. The result is a return to domestic…

Vildžiūnas Wins Top Lithuanian Awards

VILNIUS: Kristijonas Vildžiūnas won the best director and best film awards for the Lithuanian-Polish-German coproduction Back To Your Arms ( at the Lithuanian Film and TV industry's Silver Crane Awards…

Obituary: Lithuanian Director Marijonas Giedrys

VILNIUS: Lithuanian feature film and documentary director Marijonas Giedrys has died at age 78. His death came after a long illness, according to the Lithuanian Filmmakers Union.

FNE at Cannes IFF 2011: Lithuanians make Cannes debut

CANNES: Lithuania has made its Cannes IFF debut with its first-ever market stand organized by the newly restructured Lithuanian Independent Producers Association. The stand provided an umbrella for 18 Lithuanian…
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FESTIVALS: Kaunas Partners with NISI MASA

The Kaunas International Film Festival ( announced that it has become the official representative of the European network of film associations NISI MASA in Lithuania.

Lithuania Announces 2011 Grants

Lithuania has announced LTL 4,166,000 in grants for films in 2011, including LTL 1,071,000 for documentaries, animation films, and development funding for feature films.

Lithuanian Producers Promote Film Tax Incentive

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Producers Association is planning to discuss a tax incentives scheme for the film industry with government representatives, according to local reports.

Kaunas Announces Plans for New Film Studio

KAUNAS: The Kaunas City Municipality ( has approved the establishment a new film studio in Kaunas. The founders of the public institution will be the city municipality, businessman Edvinas Bindokas…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Co-production Blood in the Snow Wraps Shoot

VILNIUS: The Spanish-Lithuanian co-production Blood in the Snow (Sangre en la nieve) from director Gerardo Herrero will complete filming by 15 April 2011.