Film projects

Projects, presented during Coming soon session, continued a successful festival and distribution circuit. Some most prominent examples include:

2017 Falling by Marina Stepanska (Ukraine) premier in Karlovy Vary International film festival

2017 The end of the chain by Priit Pääsuke (Estonia) premier in Karlovy Vary International film festival

2016 Close Relations by Vitaly Mansky(Latvia, Russia, Estonia, Germany, dir. Vitaly Mansky) premier in Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

2016 The Saint (AKA Crisis) by Andrius Blaževičius (Lithuania, Poland) premier in Warsaw International film festival, Busan International film festival,

2016 The Pretenders by Vallo Toomla (Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia) premier in San Sebastian International Film Festival “New directors” competition

2015 Mellow Mud by Renards Vimba (Latvia) premiered in Berlinale side section Generation 14Plus and won Crystal Bear for best film in this programme. Also the film found it’s sales agent german Pluto film. Other awards included Best Director Award in Cyprus Film Days IFF. 

2015 Hi, Rasma by L.Pakalnina (Latvia) premiered in Visions du Reel IFF, also Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival, Vilnius Documentary Film Festival, Riga International Film Festival, Lübeck Nordic Film Days.

2014 The summer of Sangaile by A.Kavaite (Lithuania) premiered in Sundance IFF and got the Best Director Award, also screened in Berlin IFF and 50 international film festivals, received Best Film Award at National Film and TV Awards in Lithuania.

2014 Tangerines by Z.Urushadze (Estonia, Georgia) – Nominee for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for foreign language film, also over 30 International film festivals including Best Director and Audience Award in Warsaw IFF, Best Estonian Film in Tallinn Black Nights IFF and Best Director in Tbilisi IFF. Distribution in Estonia, Georgia, Poland.

2014 Master and Tatyana by G.Žickytė (Lithuania) – Best Director Award at National Film and TV Awards in Lithuania., screened in almost 10 international documentary festivals, including Leipzig DOC, IDFA.

2014 The Gambler by I.Jonynas (Lithuania) premiered in San Sebastian IFF, also was screened in over 20 international film festivals, including Special Jury Award in Warsaw IFF. Distribution in Italy, France, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Turkey.

Coming Soon session films included in Vilnius IFF Competition programmes: In the crosswind, The Gambler, The Summer of Sangaile, Modris, Tangerines, The Pretenders, The Saint, Close relations.