Eurimages, the Council of Europe film support fund, has awarded 160 thousand euros (around 550 thousand litas) to the Tremora Ltd. production of a full-length feature Low Lights (directed and written by Ignas Miškinis, produced by Ieva Norvilienė). This is the first project by Lithuanian filmmakers that has received a grant from Eurimages.
On the 2nd of May 2007 the Government of the
Lithuania approved ’s membership in the Council of Europe fund Eurimages, which supports co-production and distribution of cinematographic and audiovisual works. Up until now five projects by Lithuanian filmmakers have been presented to the Fund.
The standing representative of at the Board of the Council of Europe film support fund Eurimages is director Audrius Stonys; his assistant is producer Uljana Kim.
The project of Tremora Ltd., a full-length feature Low Lights, received the highest valuation at the Film Council at the Ministry of Culture and was awarded partial funding from the state, 1.4 million litas. Co-production partners Filmstiftung NRW () awarded 250 thousand euros (around 860 thousand litas).
Filming is scheduled to start in August this year. Total budget will be around 3 million litas.
Low Lights is an urban road movie. This is a story about three lonely people who become closer during their one-night journey by car on the streets of a city. The film is about three young people who get lost in the rhythm of contemporary urban life. A desire to escape the mind-numbing everydayness, at least for a while, and a hope to experience something new encourages them to create a different world.