Screenplay /

Saulius Drunga


Born in 1972. Self-taught cinema dramaturge, filmmaker and former punk rocker. Worked with Lithuanian underground filmmakers (as co-writer and consultant).


In 2005 one of his screenplays made a good impression on well-known European script editor David Wingate, who recommended author to SOURCES 2 Script Development Workshop which takes place in Potsdam/Germany.


There was developed "Anarchy in Žirmūnai" screenplay -winner of MEDIA New Talent Award at Cannes Film Festival in 2007. The same year Saulius Drunga became gainer of Debut of the Year Prize founded by Lithuanian Cultural Department. His debut film "Anarchy in Žirm.nai" from award winning script reached cinema theatres in September of 2010, became most controversial film debut in Lithuania, got nomination for Best Film in annual Lithuanian film awards and was successfully sold abroad.

In 2011 film won Best “Perspectives” Competition Film award at International Moscow Film Festival.

Currently Saulius Drunga is working on couple new film projects as writer-author and co-writer.