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Lina Lužytė

Lina Lužytė


Scriptwriter, Film Director


Decision Maker 2016
Script&Pitch Participant 2012


Lina Luzyte was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, in 1985. In 2011, she graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre with an MA in Film Directing. She has numerous writing and directing credits in advertising and film, and has worked as a First Assistant Director as well as a Casting Director on a variety of projects both in Lithuania and abroad. Recently Lina became a lecturer at the Skalvija Film Academy.

In 2009 she wrote and directed It Would Be Splendid, Yet, a short film about a Lithuanian woman, seeking her new identity after the country regained its independence. The film has been selected for over 15 international festivals and has won several awards.

In 2010 Lina shot a documentary about the locals of a provincial town in Byelorussia, who survive by selling soft toys to the passengers of passing trains, whilst constantly being chased by the militia.

Currently, Lina is developing her first feature film Do You Love Me.