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Winners of the 7th Baltic Pitching Forum announced

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The 7th edition of “Baltic Pitching Forum”, which took place on 10–12th of October in Vilnius, has come to an end. This year the Forum expanded its horizons by inviting Finland as a Guest Country. Three Finnish short film projects participated at the Forum alongside Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian filmmakers and presented their newest short film ideas in front of the International Panel and Lithuanian Producers’ Jury.

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SOFA – School of Film Advancement continues its mission to support the realization of film-related projects in Europe

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For the second time SOFA – School of Film Advancement will hold a workshop in Vilnius, Lithuania from September 17-21, 2019. Here, selected SOFA alumni will get the chance to present their projects in front of experienced private investors and representatives of European public film funds. This way SOFA offers its participants and their cultural projects direct access to potential financing partners from the public and private sector.

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Netflix Original Series Young Wallander Filming in Lithuania

Young Wallander, a new Netflix original series based on Henning Mankell’s best-selling Kurt Wallander novels, is shooting in Vilnius from 24 August 2019. Lithuania‘s Ahil is providing services. The production is benefitting from the Lithuanian tax incentives.

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Baltic Pitching Forum proves important step on path to success for filmmakers

Since its first edition in 2013 the Baltic Pitching Forum, an initiative of some of the most important film festivals and film companies from across the Baltic region, empowers filmmakers by given them unparalleled access to pitch training alongside important advice from some of the leading lights in the European film industry. 

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