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Casting director D. Survilaitė: “If I invite actors to castings, it means I believe in them”

Dalia Survilaitė is a casting director who has been working in the film industry for almost 20 years. During this period, she contributed to numerous projects of Lithuanian and foreign directors: TV series “Strange Things”, “Chernobyl”, “War and Peace”, “Blood Sex and Royalty”, films “The Summer of Sangailė”, “The Miracle”, “The 9th Step”, etc. According […]

DISCOVER VILNIUS SURROUNDINGS THROUGH THE EYES OF VESPER

“Vesper” – 2022 Sci-Fi film directed by Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper, producers: Asta Liukaityte, Daiva Varnaite-Jovaisiene, Alexis Perrin, Kristina Buozyte, film location managers: Liudvikas Jaskunas and Mindaugas Zabelskas. The film tells a story about hope that keeps you going even when the world seems to be falling apart. After the collapse of Earth’s ecosystem, […]

Location manager A. Šidla: about the Siberian taiga in Nida, expectations from movie directors and popular filming locations

Aivaras Šidla is a location scout and manager, who has been working on Lithuanian and international projects (“Ashes in the Snow”, “Kompromat”, the TV series “Chernobyl”, “Forgotten Battle” and many more) for several years. According to A. Šidla, although finding suitable locations for filming often becomes a real challenge, with the help of creativity, it […]

Mantas Kvedaravičius’ film Mariupol 2 wins at the European Film Awards

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Mariupol 2, a film by Mantas Kvedaravičius, won the Best Documentary Film award at the European Film Awards in Reykjavik on Saturday. The legacy of the director who was killed in Ukraine is now more important than ever–Mariupol 2 revealed to the world everyday life of Ukrainians in its debut at the prestigious Cannes Film […]

Winners announced at the 15th Asia Pacific Screen Awards: Armenia, Germany and Lithuania co-production “Aurora’s Sunrise” won the Best Animated Film award

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) established in 2007 are the region’s highest accolade in film where cinematic excellence shines. The Asia Pacific Screen Academy announced the winners at the 15th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) at a Gala Ceremony on Australia’s Gold Coast, on November 11th evening.  APSA celebrates cinematic storytelling that best reflects its cultural […]

The 20th European Film Forum Scanorama has begun!

The 20th European Film Forum Scanorama has begun and will last till 20th November! Yesterday was the opening of one of the largest and most prominent international cultural film events in Lithuania. This year the programme consists of 92 Feature films, 26 short films and 11 workshops and Q&A events. There are 12 categories in […]

Vilnius Has Become Filming Destination for Foreign Production Companies due to Film Tax Incentive and High-Level Professionals

Photo by Jonas Krivickas   Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, is rapidly becoming a crucial film production location in the region, favored by both local and international production companies. The main reasons for the attraction are the Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive and high-level professionals. Although the pandemic has partially slowed down the filming projects, the […]