Student Film Competition 2019

Student Film Competition presents the most recent works by Lithuanian up-and-coming
filmmakers who are studying in Lithuania or abroad.

Best Student Film

TACO / TACO
dir. Jevgenij Tichonov

Darko Štante
Slovenia
Director

Darko Štante is completing his MA in Film Directing at the Ljubljana Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television. He has worked as an assistant director on various commercial productions and has authored his own AV projects.

Monika Gambutaitė
Lithuania
Film Critic for the News Website 15min

Monika Gimbutaitė is an arts journalist and film critic for the Lithuanian news website 15min. She has a degree in Art History from the Vilnius Academy of Arts. Gimbutaitė worked as a coordinator and programmer for the European Film Forum Scanorama from 2012 to 2015.

Dovilė Šarutytė
Lithuania
Director

Director Dovilė Šarutytė graduated from TV and Film Directing studies at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2009. She has worked in television, participated in educational film distribution projects, and directed commercials. Šarutytė is currently preparing for her feature film debut.