„Effective promotion of cinema is the foundation, without which neither the best films would be watched, nor the most talented directors would be widely known. Therefore, pursuing common goals of promotion of European cinema together with foreign colleagues is an extremely serious task, which is at the same time very close to my heart."
Facts and Figures (2020)
Population 2.8 million
Number of feature films produced 17
Number of co-productions 9
Number of documentaries produced incl. short films 17
Admissions 1 533 084
National Market Share 21,87%
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: http://www.lkc.lt/en/lithuanian-film-center/statistics/
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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