Government’s decision brings Hollywood back to Vilnius
Vilnius is very close to make an offer - filmmakers can't refuse. Government of Lithuania has approved the amendment, which provides tax incentives for film production. Now we are waiting for Parliament to approve it.
Newly approved 20% tax incentive vital for film industry in Lithuania
Lithuanian movie producers predicted that the number of films produced in Lithuania next year will increase three-fold after the Lithuanian Parliament approved an amendment granting income tax incentives for film production today.
Baltic Shorts ready to take on Europe
The forthcoming Baltic Pitching Forum aims to increase the visibility of Baltic filmmakers amongst their European colleagues. Shorts from the Baltic countries – consisting of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – have had a burgeoning reputation over the past few years. While historically Baltic films have always been popular – such as animation from Estonia or experimental filmmakers such as Jonas Mekas from Lithuania – there has been a new generation of emerging films and filmmakers slowly making their mark on the scene with increasing visibility for students from the likes of the Baltic Film and Media School and independent filmmakers beginning to make an impact on the festival circuit.
Vilnius plays Jerusalem in BBC’s The Eichmann Show
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, was chosen by the BBC for The Eichmann Show, starring British film and TV star Martin Freeman. The film tells a story about the trial of one most notorious figures of the Holocaust. The 90-minute drama focuses on the broadcast of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, chief architect of the Nazis' "final solution" plan to exterminate Europe's Jews.
Lithuania is a Strategic Partner in Halifax
An interview with Kestutis Drazdauskas, the head of The Independent Producers Association of Lithuania: Lithuania is the leader in Baltics. <
Daniela Fejerman wraps the shoot for La espera in Lithuania
The filming of this intense, personal drama has come to an end; the movie examines the difficulties and ins and outs of a process whereby a Spanish couple try to adopt a child in Eastern Europe. Daniela Fejerman is a Spanish-based