Industry day 2020

January 17th, Friday

Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Gedimino av. 51, Vilnius

Presented by AVAKA, Lithuanian Culture Institute, Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Creative Europe Desk Lithuania MEDIA Office.

Event is open and free!

09:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 13:00
Social Media Strategies For Cultural & Audiovisual Projects with Giulio Vita

A workshop designed to build a better understanding of how we use communication tools to deliver our messages and engage with our community. Giulio Vita will talk about identity, digital and non- digital strategies for audience development and outreach. A non-formal education workshop set during the first 3 hours of the event, is concluded with a general presentation participated and enriched by engaging inquiries. This workshop will be run by Giulio Vita, a communication expert, journalist and the artistic director of La Guarimba International Film Festival (Italy).
GIULIO VITA (1988) is the director of La Guarimba Cultural organization located in Southern Italy. He runs La Guarimba International Film Festival and the Film Residency CinemAmbulante. He grew up in Venezuela. He studied Journalism in Caracas and Cinema in Madrid. He deals with Communication and Cultural Management in all phases: from the conception to the implementation of projects that have a positive social impact. Expert in turning good ideas into excellent realities. In 2014, he has been nominated Digital Champion by the Italian government.

16:00 – 17:00
Reflections on Contemporary European Short Film Industry: challenges and perspectives

This open discussion aims to identify the main challenges and opportunities for talents in today & European short film industry. How to reach the audience while you are producing short films, what are the successful business models, how the experienced producers find the emerging talents, is there any space in the future short film industry for genre films.

Panelists: Marija Razgutė (producer, Lithuania), Dóra Nedeczky (producer, festival strategist, Hungary), Sébastien Sperer (programmer, Annecy International Animated Film Festival, France), Karol Lindholm (film director, Poland), Kobi Mizrahi (producer, KM Productions, Israel)
Moderator: Peter Murdmaa, ShortEst – Estonian Short Film Center

17:15 – 18:45
European emerging filmmakers’ film programme

“Creative Spotlight: Europe” is a special short film programme presenting the new works by emerging European talents. The films go beyond physical borders of Europe, offer fresh and new perspectives, examine complicated relationships and give a voice to a new generation of filmmakers. The films are the result of cooperation between experienced European producers and new talents, and have been supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme of the European Union. The programme is presented by Creative Europe Desk Lithuania.

Films in the programme

For more information about the programme click:  HERE

Anna and Phaedra
Dir. Elina Panik
fiction, 2019, 20 min.
Greece, Lithuania

Dir. Julie Caty
animation, 2017, 5 min.

Lucia en el limbo
Dir. Valentina Maurel
fiction, 2019, 20 min.
Belgium, France, Costa Rica

Mars, Oman
Dir. Vanessa del Campo
documentary, 2019, 20 min.

Two Bodies on a Beach
Dir. Anna Paavilainen
fiction, 2019, 20 min.