Audrius Stonys film director and producer, Lithuania
Member of European Documentary Network and European Film Academy.
Made 14 films as an independent filmmaker and producer.
Films got more than 20 international film awards. Among them Public prize in Nyon, Grand Prix in Split, prizes in Bornholm, Neu Brandenburg, Bilbao, Florence, Oberhausen and San Francisco.
1992 the film “Earth of the Blind” received European Film Academy award “FELIX” as the Best European Documentary film of the Year.
2004-2005 Documentary teacher in European Film College, Denmark.
Master classes in Barcelona, Tokyo, Berkeley, Stanford, Belgrade.
1989 “Open the door to him, who comes” 35mm
1990 “Baltic Way” 35mm (together with A.Matelis)
1992 “Earth of the Blind” 35mm
Oberhausen Film Festival Experimental Film Prize
Gyor “Mediawave” Prize
Mons Film Festival Best Image Prize
1992 “Apostle of ruins” 35mm
1995 “Antigravitation” 35mm
San Francisco Film Festival Certificate of Merit
Bornholm “Balticum” Film Festival Special Prize
Vilnius Film Forum Prize for the Best Direction
San Denis Film Festival Jury Award
1996 “Flying over blue field” 35mm
Bornholm “Balticum” Film Festival 2nd Prize
Neubrandenburg DokumentArt Findling prize.
1998 “Harbour” 35mm
1999 “Fedia. Three minutes after the Big Bang” 35mm
San Francisco Golden Gate Awards Certificate of Merit
Neubrandenburg DokumentArt Findling prize
2000 “510 seconds of silence” (together with A.Matelis) 35mm/Beta SP
4th position in Top10 in Expo 2000 Hanover
Nyon Film Festival “Visions du Reel” Public Prize
Gyor Film Festival “Mediawave 2001” Special Prize
Split The International Festival of New Film Grand Prix
VIII Independent Film Festival of Barcelona Special Mention
Lithuanian Film Makers Union Prize of the Year 2001
International Film Festival “Arsenals” Kodak Vision Award
2002 “Last car” 35mm
selected for the official competition programs in:
Rotterdam International Film festival
Rio de Janeiro Short Film festival
Tampere short film festival
Melbourne International Film festival
Leeds International Film festival
2004 “Countdown” 35mm
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival,
“Cinema du Reel” Paris
IDFA Amsterdam International Film Festival
2006 “Uku ukai”
World premiere in International Film Festival Amsterdam IDFA
2006 “Uku ukai” received “Golden Mikeldi” in Bilbao International Film festival.
Best Short Film Award, at ArtFilm, Trencin, Slovakia
Lorenzo de Medici Award, Festival dei Popoli, Florence
2007 “The Bell”
2008 “Four Steps”
2010 "Through Fire I Went, You Were With Me"
Moscow International Film festival
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Retrospectives: Switzerland, Russia, France, Japan,
Israel, Praha, Germany, New York, Belgium, Spain, Italy.