2nd of November at 19 o‘clock in Vilnius cinema „Pasaka“ presentation of the results of two international film projects will be held. Eight documentary short film premieres will culminate international project „NordBaltic Incubator‘17“ organized by Audiovisual Arts Industry Incubator (AMII). Also audience will be taken back to summer , presenting seven short films created in Neringa during 19th European young professionals creative workshop „Summer media Studio“ organized by Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre.
Young film professionals and creative industries students from Lithuania, Portugal and Croatia with the help of the industry profesionals created films about Vilnius city and it‘s residents at „NordBaltic Incubator‘17“
Topics of the films which were created by eight international teams including young profesionals and students interested in cinema are very different. This year audience will be able to have closer look of old town bookstore life in the „A dream of the sleeping bull“. Director from Portugal Miguel Santos will reveal the meaning of the word „Saudade“ by showing stories of the erasmus students living in Vilnius. Nature‘s and bird day lovers will be amazed by the movie „The private life of city birds“. In the movie „Here was Dan“ we will get to know contemporary youth life in Vilnius. Film „Dirty hands“ will tell about street art. You will get different view of Vilnius in the movie „3 ties“ and get to know closer famous Lithuanian actor Gedinimas Gerdvainis in „Through the eyes“. Finally our journey will end with the movie „Satanhausas“ about mysterious Vilnius place.
„It is an unforgettable time, an invaluable experience. Audiovisual Arts Industry Incubator has been full of joy that we will not forget for a long time.We are determined to organize and encourage projects inspiring creativity and dreams. The main thing that educational work wasn‘t left unnoticed – the results will be visible to everyone who are interested in young european works.“ – says AMII director and film director Inesa Kurklietytė
Profesional team of tutors helped young film makers to create movies about Vilnius. Tutor team includes – French film producer and distributor Sebastien Aubert, American Independent documentary producer Paul Nethercott, film director and scritpwriter Ramune Rakauskaite, editor Ricardas Matacius, sound designers Lina Semaskaite and Martynas Tamulis. Thursday evening tutors will evaluate movies created during the Project and will award the participants with special diplomas.
Also that evening we will remember all movies created in „Summer Media Studio“ workshop. This year the project focused on the work of sound directors and composers and their contribution to the creation of a film. The participants have created seven short films and documentaries in collaboration with film director Slawomir Kalwinek, Colorado University Denver College of Art and Media College Sound designer David Bondelevitch and Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater Lecturer, Composer and Sound Designer Jonas Jurkunas. The project involved more than 40 participants – film and media high school students and young audiovisual arts professionals from 7 countries: Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Croatia, Hungary, Great Britain and Germany.
The fifth workshop „NordBaltic Incubator“ is supported by the Lithuanian council for culture, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, and the Vilnius City Municipality.
Project partners are Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, Kazimieras Simanavičius University and College of Social Sciences.