"Film promotion often face great challenges as a consequence of political and cultural factors, the conditions of the economy and the purposes of film companies. Despite the different circumstances, Lithuanian and European cinema found ways of bridging and combining the commercial and the cultural to suit domestic conditions and its own particular development, in which national specificity fed into cultural identity to find a distinctive market appeal."
Facts and Figures (2021)
Population 2.8 million
Number of feature films produced 13
Number of co-productions 3
Number of documentaries produced incl. short films 20
Admissions 1 337 598
National Market Share 6,15%
Screens total 77
*Numbers of films produced are based on releases in national cinemas.
The list of films produced but not released in the cinemas: https://www.lkc.lt/en/about-us/facts-and-figures
The Lithuanian Film Centre (LFC) established in 2012 is a State institution under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania. The Centre contributes to the designing of the effective film sector policy and to foster the sustainability of the Lithuanian film industry.
LFC is also the host organization to Creative Europe Desk Lithuania MEDIA Office.
Seeking to encourage the development of the Lithuanian film sector, LFC provides funding for film development, production, distribution and promotion.
LFC supports Lithuanian film promotion at various film festivals, participates in film markets and represents Lithuania at international organizations. The Centre also supports and sponsors film education initiatives and is also responsible for preservation and dissemination of the Lithuanian film heritage.
Lithuania has been a member of EFP since 2004 and was originally represented by Baltic Films. In 2013, Lithuanian Film Centre became an individual member at EFP.
European Film Promotion e.V.
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