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Baltic Pitching Forum 2020: new call for short film projects and the guest country Poland

Baltic Short Film Project Pitching Event Baltic Pitching Forumannounces 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.

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Winners of the 7th Baltic Pitching Forum announced

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

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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