Dalia Survilaitė was born in 1978. She attended M. Biržiška’s Secondary School of Vilnius. In 1996-2001, she studied Lithuanian philology at the Faculty of Philology of Vilnius University. In 2001-2003, she received an MA in Film and TV directing at the Lithuanian Academy of Music.
Participation in the workshops:
2002 “Twelve for the Future” in Bornholm, Denmark.
2002 “Summer Video Studio 2002” film making workshop.
2003 “ARISTA” script development workshop in Ancona, Italy.
Working experience in Film and TV:
1996-1997, the scriptwriter for the TV show “Gimnazistai” (“High-school students”), Lithuanian National Television.
1998, a camera assistant during the shooting of the documentary “Dzūkų kiemas” (“The Dzūkai Courtyard”) by Henrikas Šablevičius, Lithuania.
1997, a camera assistant during the shooting of the documentary “Fedia. Trys minutės po didžiojo sprogimo” (“Fedia. Three Minutes After the Big Bang”) by Audrius Stonys, Lithuania.
1998, a camera assistant during the shooting of the documentary “Neatėjo” (“Didn’t Come”) by Henrikas Šablevičius, Lithuania.
1999, a production trainee during the shooting of the feature film “Laisvė” (“Freedom”) by Šarūnas Bartas, Lithuania, France, Portugal.
1999, a director’s assistant during the shooting of the feature film “Criminal Minds”, Finland.
2000, a production designer’s assistant for the feature film “Attila”, USA.
2001, a translator for the feature film “Lost Battalion”, USA-Luxembourg.
2001, a producer of a short feature film “I Like you” directed by H. Majaniemi, Finland.
2002, a director of the TV show “When I was Small”, Lithuanian National Television.
2003-2004, an agency producer at the “Brand Sellers DDB Vilnius”.
2004, a producer of the short feature film “Lost Child” directed by M. Barnewitz, Denmark.
2004 a freelance film director and producer.