VIFF: International industry conference Meeting Point – Vilnius starting tomorrow

On March 27–29, film industry professionals from Lithuania and all of Europe will focus their attention on the international industry conference Meeting Point – Vilnius. Lectures, Coming Soon sessions, and private film screenings are just some of the events planned for the three-day conference. This year’s conference will include a presentation on film marketing from […]

Baltic pitching forum extends application deadline

Baltic Pitching Forum 2018 extends call for projects deadline until August 15th. Filmmakers from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania still have two more weeks to submit their short film projects to the 6th edition of international short film pitching forum “Baltic Pitching Forum”. Baltic Pitching Forum aims to set up a place for short filmmakers situated […]

Lithuanian tax incentives for film production successfully raised to 30%

Lithuanian parliament has approved a boost to the country’s film production tax incentive, increasing it from 20% to 30%. The new level will take effect from January 1, 2019 and the legislation has been renewed for the next five-year period. Country‘s filming profile has been rising in recent years, with high-profile, big-budget. dramas. Lithuania has […]

Announcing start of Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris

Starting March 21st, festivalgoers will be able to meet with renowned filmmakers visiting Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris. The impressive guestlist includes Russian director Vitaly Mansky, English photographer and artist Richard Billingham, Polish film legend Krzysztof Zanussi, Golden Bear winner Adina Pintilie, experimental filmmaker Jeremy Shaw, and more. Longtime friend of the festival Krzysztof Zanussi will […]

Meeting point – Vilnius to focus on the Baltics and challenges facing the film industry

For the 10th time, film industry professionals from all over Europe will take part in the audiovisual industry event Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV), taking place April 2–4. This year’s programme will include new initiatives, such as Talents Nest and individual meetings for professionals, as well as traditional Coming Soon and private Industry screening sessions. […]

Lithuanian 30% Tax Incentive Scheme is Now Active

The Lithuanian Film Centre (LFC) announces that the upgraded Lithuanian 30% Tax Incentive scheme is now active. The incentive came into effect in January 2014 as a new policy measure to foster local and foreign film production in Lithuania. As of 2019, the incentive provides an opportunity to save up to 30% of the film’s […]