7 biography-inspired TV series and films shot in Vilnius

Quite a few motion pictures inspired by extraordinary biographies were shot in Vilnius. From 19th-century emperors to celebrated artists and even controversial personalities – the dramas, crimes, and past events of various historical periods that shaped today’s world came back to life on the streets of the Lithuanian capital. The Vilnius Film Office recommends seven […]

CEO of Animatrix D. Vilkelis: bringing magical images to life

A dragon descending upon the city, a troll raging in the crowd, or Lego figurines coming to life: the animation and visual effects studio Animatrix has been bringing magical images to life onscreen for more than a decade.  In a recent interview producer Dovydas Vilkelis, the head of the studio, told us about the company’s […]

Crew United expands in Europe: now opening in Lithuania, Italy, Spain, Greece and Romania

Crew United, the leading online platform connecting filmmakers across Europe, is thrilled to announce the launch in Italy, Spain, Greece, Romania, and Lithuania. The highly anticipated expansion marks a significant milestone in the company’s mission to foster collaboration and cooperation within the European audiovisual industries. These new language versions on the platform will join the […]

Cinematic locations of Vilnius: late modernism catches the filmmakers’ eye

The administrative building of the Lithuanian Cooperatives Union located on Gediminas Avenue is an imposing example of late modernist architecture that can be seen from afar. Not everyone knows that this structure is popular amongst filmmakers, often regarded as one of the most cinematic indoor locations in the city. The building designed by Justinas Šeibokas […]

Production designer Liv Ask: I want to see how far I can go

Liv Ask is an award-winning production designer from Sweden, having worked on numerous feature films, TV series and commercials around the world, including Lithuania. “At the beginning of my career, I threw myself into deep water and quickly had to learn how to swim”, the production designer remembers, today counting several successful projects across different […]