The European Film Forum in Vilnius – a new generation of European filmmakers challenge Hollywood European cinema has huge creative potential. However, new talented filmmakers face an uphill battle against Hollywood in the box office. On April 6, during Vilnius IFF organized conference Meeting Point – Vilnius, European filmmakers will gather to discuss opportunities at the most important industry event in the continent – the European Film Forum.
On 20th of March the TorinoFilmLab has started the session ScriptLab 2017 in Trakai, Lithuania. 17 scriptwriters and directors from all over the world developing scripts for an original fiction feature film participates in individual and team training.read more
The Lithuanian Film Centre (LFC) has distributed 2,010,200 EUR as production and preproduction grants for 2017. The production funding went to two debut feature and five feature films, five documentaries, four minority coproductions, one animated short film and one interactive project. Five projects in preproduction also received grants.read more
The Locarno Festival is focusing its First Look industry initiative on films from the Baltics, and turning its Signs of Life section, dedicated to edgy experimental cinema, into a competitive sidebar.read more
Lithuania will be hosting a stand at the European Film Market, an international film industry event that takes place during the Berlin International Film Festival and opens today. The stand will present Lithuanian film industry, tax concession for film production, and the latest Lithuanian projects. Two feature films supported by Lithuania will be screened for foreign film professionals, and a Lithuanian project will be introduced in the special “Berlinale Talents” programme.read more