Baltic Shorts Residency is a new initiative of Lithuanian Short Film Agency LITHUANIAN SHORTS that started in 2019. It is a three-weeks short film script development residency program dedicated to the filmmakers from Baltic countries who are willing to dive deep into the writing process along with professional consultations. Its purpose is to give a selected scriptwriter or director the opportunity to be mentored by a script consultant and deliver a fully finished script of the short film. After this residency program participant is committed to apply to Baltic Pitching Forum.
Eligible applicants – Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian film directors and scriptwriters who have finished at least one short film project and are developing new project which is fiction/animation up to 30 minutes and aimed at international audience.
The main sponsor of the project is Lithuanian Council for Culture. Partners: Kintai Arts, Estonian Short Film Centre, PÖFF Shorts | Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Riga International Film Festival, Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS.
The second edition of Baltic Shorts Residency took place on 1-19 of June, 2020, at Kintai (Lithuania). 2020 Regulations: here.
Call for applications to the 3rd edition of Baltic Shorts Residency will start early in the spring of 2021.
More information about Baltic Shorts Residency – here.