Daiva Jurkonytė: when you need a lawyer on the movie set

Daiva Jurkonytė is a lawyer with 14 years of experience in working with audiovisual authors and the organizer of the “Filmo teisių lagaminas“ (“Film rights luggage”) conference; she also conducts training sessions for film professionals and students. In an interview initiated by the Vilnius Film Office, Daiva talks about the daily routine of her work, the most common legal conflicts, and how to avoid them.

Creative dou: director Marija Kavtaradze and producer Marija Razgute tell us about the collaboration lessons learned and upcoming premiere

After traveling to many festivals around the world, the romantic film “Slow” is coming back home. Lithuanian cinema-goers will finally have the chance to watch it in cinema theaters. The film’s story centers on the relationship between a contemporary dance performer and a sign language interpreter, which is profoundly changed by the protagonist’s confession of […]

Famous Filmmakers After Visiting Vilnius: The City Has Great Potential

“Vilnius has a huge potential”, unanimously agree the location managers from London, Toronto, Berlin and London who started their journey through the Baltic countries not long ago. Well-known film professionals, who are scouting locations for shooting movies and TV series all over the world, visited four cities and more than 15 different locations in Lithuania. […]

Production Manager Ieva Svitojūtė: Some People Do Skydiving and Others Work in the Cinema

“Some people do skydiving, while others work in the cinema,” laughs Svitojūtė, who has been working on TV series and feature films shot in Lithuania for more than a decade, and contributed to such projects as “Chernobyl”, “Paradise”, “Stranger Things”, “Young Wallander” and others. The former production coordinator, currently  production manager admits: working in cinema […]

“Netflix” premiere “Paradise”: a Different Landscape of Dystopian Vilnius

On July 27th German filmmakers’ film “Paradise” was introduced on the Netflix platform. Almost immediately after its premiere the futuristic action thriller was already one the 10 most watched Netflix films in our country. Many viewers will probably be surprised to learn that part of the film’s plot takes place in Lithuania, including Vilnius. In […]

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