For the third time, SOFA – School of Film Advancement will provide participants with the chance to pitch their projects in front of experienced private investors and representatives of European public film funds. Originally planned to be hosted again in Vilnius, Lithuania, the workshop will exceptionally be realized online from June 15-20, 2020 due to the measures to control the spread of the Coronavirus. Also in this new constellation, the reshaped “eVilnius” workshop will present its participants and their cultural projects direct access to potential financing partners from the public and private sector.
The Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival has awarded Official Selection status to Jacob’s Recall and A Journey to Rome – Discovering Venus Anh — two short films by writer/director Michael Sundberg (Lit. name: ML Sund).
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania, in response to the unfavourable conditions of COVID-19 epidemic situation, and in regard to the quarantine declared in the territory of Lithuania is providing recommendations for the filming crews and subcontractors regarding organisation of operations during the quarantine:
Baltic Short Film Project Pitching Event „Baltic Pitching Forum” announces its new call for short film projects. This year a Guest Country of the Forum will be Poland. The event will invite twelve short film projects – three from each Baltic country of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and three from Poland — to come and pitch in front of a panel of invited experts. The eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 8th-10th October 2020. Application deadline – 2nd of August.
The Lithuanian Film Centre has announced the results of the first financing session of the year: 2 681 096 EUR was distributed among 48 film projects in production and development.