06 Sep 2010
Lithuanian Filmmakers Union (LKS)
The organization unites ten divisions, which have their own representatives:
- Guild of Directors
- Guild of Documentaries
- Guild of Cameramen
- Guild of Animators
- Guild of Actors
- Guild of Production Designers
- Guild of Sound
- Guild of Cinema Critics
- Guild of Mixed Cinema Professions
- Guild of Cinema Workers
Priorities of Union's activities:
Implementing the creative programs
Financing creative activities of members of the Union and their participation in international film festivals, organizing premieres and film reviews, initiation, financing and support of publications on film art.
Protecting the rights of members of the Union
Protection of creative, social, copyright and other rights of members of the Union. Representing members of the Union in various public institutions.
Our tasks are: formation and integration of cinema policy into the overall Lithuanian culture policy context, making public the relevant problems of filmmakers society, analysis and search for possible solutions, initiation of laws, coherent with cinema.
Spread of the cinema
Information about Lithuanian film creators and films are distributed by e-mail and through the internet site. Making contacts with filmmakers, organizers of international film festivals, distributors and audience, and cultivating them are one of the organization’s priorities.
Lithuanian Filmmakers Union is a member of Confederation of Filmmakers Unions, European Council of Artists and Federation of European Film Directors (FERA).