Giedrė Beinoriūtė, born on August 23, 1976
Graduated from the
Academy of Music and Theater, Film and TV department with a MA in audiovisual arts in 2001. Since 1997 directed and wrote seven fiction and documentary short films and worked as an assistant director with the established Lithuanian film makers Šarūnas Bartas (Septyni nematomi žmonės/Seven Invisible People) and Arūnas Matelis (Prieš parskrendant į žemę/Before Flying Back to The Earth). Since 2004, member of the Lithuanian Filmmakers Union. Since 2007, teaching script writing and TV directing at the
Academy of Music and Theater.
In 2002 G. Beinoriūtė was awarded a prize from the Lithuanian Cultural Ministry for the best professional debut in the arts. In 2005 the director was awarded a prize from the Lithuanian Filmmakers Union for the documentary Vulkanovka.
Po didžijo kino. (Vulkanovka. After the Grand Cinéma). The author’s documentary Gyveno senelis ir bobutė (Grandpa and Grandma) was also awarded a Lithuanian Filmmakers Union Premium as the best Lithuanian documentary 2007.