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Facts and Figures (2017)
Population 2.8 million
Number of feature films produced 10*
Number of co-productions maj. 4 / min. 1
Number of documentaries produced 1*
Admissions 4.1 million
National Market Share 21.42% (based on admissions) / 22.37% (based on GBO)
Screens total 83
*Numbers of films produced are based on releases in national cinemas.
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 organisation 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, promotion, education projects and preservation of film heritage. Production support is available for feature films, animation, short films, documentaries and television series.
LFC supports Lithuanian film promotion at various film festivals, participates in film markets and represents Lithuania at international organisations. 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.
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