“Paradise Gowns” was shot in Finland 2014 – 2015, will be finally premiered at the Kino Pavasaris | Vilnius International Film Festival and will open the Lithuanian films programme on April 2 in Forum Cinemas Vingis (16:45, 1st hall). It will be the second movie with director Albina Griniute and Benjamin River Productions, but this time its a debut for all of us in a full-length film! Don’t expect the usual documentary film.
The vast Finnish archipelago consists of thousands of rocky islands. It’s a place where time passes differently, the mind has space to wander and even the smallest everyday things can be a source of endless fascination. The film introduces five islanders who, each in his own way, reveal different sides of the archipelago and of the human spirit.
“Around the world in 14 days” demo. The adventure will begin.
A full length documentary about Fedor Konyukhov’s solo non-stop flight around the world with a Roziere balloon.
More than 250 festivals and 14 awards.
World premiere: 66th Locarno International film festival, pardi di domani international competition.
*Pardino d’argento award in short films international competition in 66th Locarno International film festival
*Pianifica Award (Short Film nominee for the European Film Awards) in 66th Locarno International film festival
*Special Jury Mention Award in 36th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
*WWF award at the 16th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
*Emidio Greco Award in 15th European film Festival in Lecce
*Honourable Mention for Cinematography in DokuMa film festival in Croatia
*Honorable Mention at Oslo Screen Festival
*Jury Award at 13th Concorto FilmFest in Italy
*Best soundtrack at the San Gio Verona Video Festival, Italy
*Best International Short Film at the 9th edition of of Short Shorts Film Festival Mexico
*Audience award of the “Made in Russia” selection of Shnit International Shortfilmfestival
*Special Mention of the Jury at the 22nd Arcipelago Film Festival
*Best International Short Film at 22nd Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy
*Special Mention award of the “A Corto di Donne”, 8th women’s short film festival, Italy
Golden Gate Award in San Francisco International Film Festival 2014
Best Cinematography in Byron Bay International Film Festival in Australia
Best Short Film in European Film Awards 2013
Golden Firebird Award in Hong Kong International Film Festival
Golden Pardino – Leopards of Tomorrow in Locano International film Festival
Best International Short Film in Regensburg Short Film Week
A journey through North Russia and Siberia where people have to cope with one of the world’s harshest climates, Zima portrays a reality where the boundary between life and death is so thin that it is sometimes almost nonexistent. In these remote places, civilization constantly fights and embraces nature and its timeless rules and rites. People, animals and nature become elements of a millennial existence cycle where physical and mental endurance are as important as chance and where life and death constantly meet each other.
Starting a new documentary project “Around the world in 14 days”. We started to follow our hero training in Germany, Italy, Russia. This part took 9 days.
Trailer of the upcoming documentary movie “Tricolour”. I was in charge for the fiction scenes.
Director V.V. Landsbergis.
Celebration in a country of basketball. Lithuania, probably the only country in the world where basketball is routinely described as a religion, hosts the most important basketball event of the year – the European basketball championship or EuroBasket 2011. The biggest nation’s pride, Lithuania’s national basketball team has a long winning tradition. The entire Lithuania is waiting only for the gold. However the team’s star player Linas Kleiza has suffered a serious injury and will not be playing for the championship. The players attempt to compensate the absence of the leader with a dedicated coach, who works hard to encourage believing in team spirit, a will to win, and securing a place at the London Olympics. The documentary viewers will follow the intense preparation for EuroBasket 2011 with exclusive footage from the locker room and will witness all the challenges encountered by the players in sometimes dramatic…
Premiere 31 of May in all Forum cinemas (Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Sauliai, Panevezys) at 19:00. http://www.forumcinemas.lt
Here, in the old wooden house in the centre of the city, daily life is quite similar to what you would see in any children’s home – eating, playing, fighting, and learning important lessons. But this is no ordinary orphanage.
I found old video with famous Lithuanian band “Inculto” from Labas tour 2010. It was really good time with these guys Here are the best moments from the tour.
SEB commercial making of. Two days of shooting in Lithuania. Commercial production house: “Dansu”. Shooted with 7D and Redrock micro eyespy handheld.
Movie about the project.
First stage – January 20th-30th, 2010
Second stage – June 20th-27th, 2010
The project “Stations of Grief” is a creative workshop for students of history, arts, journalism or other humanitarian filed studies. During the project, people were be looking for unconventional ways to read the history of our countries, get acquainted with the personal side of history, talk about the meaning of memory in our communities, tell stories about the deportations, imprisonments and other experiences of the Balts in the times of Stalinist repressions.
Short documentary film about kite surfing, kite boarding, about one club which name is “Get trauma”. Now I am shooting in winter time, it calls snow kiting. After that I will continue in spring time, because it would be my documentary diploma work. I don’t know, maybe 15 min. Special Thanks to all “Get Trauma” group and Titas Petrikis which is great young music composer.
Shooted in Lithuania, in Kuršiu lagoon with Canon 5D mark II. Canon 70-200mm f2.8 with extender 2x, Canon fisheye 15mm 2.8, Mamiya manual focus lenses (35, 45, 80, 150mm). Canon 5D underwater housing. Edited with Final Cut pro. Post production done by Magic Bullet Looks. Format – HD. Length – 5min. 28s.
Won best documentary award in dailyfilm.tv DSLR short film contest.
“Sanatorium” of Paulius Juoceris. It was first try of Paulius to do something like this. Some kind of workshop “plener”. Seven days in individual farm of Paulius 2009 07 27-08 02. There was many creative and artistic people. It was really fun time there. Format – mini dv. Length 13min.