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Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive to Be Increased to 30%

Rolandas Kvietkauskas, Head of Lithuanian Film Centre_photo by Aron Urb, © Black Nights Film Festival

Yesterday in Tallinn, during a special presentation at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, Rolandas Kvietkauskas, the director of the Lithuanian Film Centre, presented to the international film community the results and future outlook of the government’s tax incentive for film production in Lithuania – the national tax incentive will rise to 30% in 2019. Kvietkauskas and producer Gabija Siurbytė (Dansu Films) discussed cases of successful tax incentive use, the scheme’s future prospects and important details filmmakers should know about the measure.

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Lithuanian Film Week Pays Tribute to Lithuanian Cinema in Warsaw

The Lithuanian Film Week, the most extensive presentation project of Lithuanian cinema in Poland over the last few years, kicked off Friday night in Warsaw’s Iluzjon cinema. The occasion crowns the year-long series of events celebrating Lithuanian cinema and the centenary of Lithuanian statehood. The opening of the Lithuanian Film Week invited members of Poland’s cultural community, film lovers and representatives of foreign diplomatic missions residing in Warsaw to see Mindaugas Survila’s celebrated documentary The Ancient Woods. The guests were greeted by the Lithuanian Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson.

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World Premiere of Ernestas Jankauskas’ “Sasha Was Here” to Crown Lithuanian Programme at Tallinn Film Festival

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (or PÖFF), the biggest international film event in the Baltics, kicks off today. This year, the A class festival is exceptionally rich in Lithuanian offerings: as the Baltic states are celebrating the centenary of their statehood, PÖFF features the biggest programme of Lithuanian cinema in the festival’s history along with two Lithuanian films to have their world premieres in Tallinn.

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