The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed €1 804 491 at its first session of financing for 2021. In all, 34 film projects received funding for production and development.
The Lithuanian Film Centre reveals local box office results of 2020. Lithuanian cinemas, which received an average of 30 000 visitors a month before the pandemic, will remember the year 2020 as one of the worst – the closed doors due to lockdowns resulting in almost three times less footfall and revenue.
Small But Strong – Baltic countries show how short films from their region are making an impact on the international stage
Representatives from the short film industries of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia take part industry event delving into successes of Baltic short films at 43rd edition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
Thousands of pictures brought to life: the stories dormant in Kaunas’s modernist buildings will come to life in the film Folds
Only one year remains until Kaunas becomes European Capital of Culture 2022. In one year’s time, stories from the city’s forgotten past will find their voice in cinemas through the film Folds (Lithuanian “Klostės”), which takes Kaunas’s modernist architecture as its inspiration. This unique, black and white, silent, animated story is the collective creation of hundreds of Kaunas city and Kaunas district residents, and local artists, and is directed by Irish visual artist Aideen Barry.read more