Cinemas in Lithuania, which were re-opened on 5 June 2020, are closing again for three weeks starting on 7 November 2020, in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Lithuania has so far recorded 18,092 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic. The country currently has 12,765 active coronavirus cases and 5,082 recoveries, with 35,403 people in self-isolation.
The eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF), which took place between 8th and 10th October, came to an end this weekend with successes for projects from all the participating countries. After 12 projects – from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland – were pitched to an online audience from across Europe, the Baltic Pitching Forum panel of industry experts and the Baltic Producers’ Jury gave out three main awards.
The eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) has announced the panelists that will be assessing and providing feedback for 12 short film projects pitched by talented filmmakers from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and – this year’s guest country – Poland.
Lithuanian cinematographer wins the best Cinematography Award at Oscar Qualifying Rhode Island International Film festival
The 24th edition of Rhode Island International Film Festival has ended and announced its winners. Lithuanian Cinematographer Saulius Lukoševičius, who is currently studying in Los Angeles, was awarded the Best Cinematography Award for his short film UNFOLDED.
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.