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.
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.