MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2021
Feature Launch reveals the 2021 generation and introduces new program scheme
Feature Launch kicks off online
Workshop 1 of Feature Launch 2021 takes off this week
Tomas is a Lithuanian/American filmmaker. He received his BA from Columbia University and completed his M.F.A. in directing at the American Film Institute.
He recently finished his directorial debut “Motherland”, a Lithuanian, Latvian, German and Greek co-production. The film premiered in Busan, has played many international film festivals, winning BEST FILM in the Baltic Competition at the PÖFF Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn.
His AFI Thesis film, “Kalifornija”, was a national finalist in the Student Academy Awards. His most recent short, “Squirrel”, premiered in the Berlin International Film Festival followed by a US premiere at SXSW.
Tomas has as worked as an editor under several internationally acclaimed writer/directors, including Terrence Malick, Kelly Reichardt, and Lena Dunham.