Giedrė Žickytė (Lithuania)

Giedrė Žickytė is an award-winning Lithuanian documentary film director and producer and the co-founder of the production company, MOONMAKERS. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Visual Arts from Vilnius Art Academy in 2007. Her films have been selected at numerous international film festivals including IDFA, Hot Docs, Visions du Réel (Sesterce d’or Fondation Goblet Award), Sheffield Doc/Fest (Short Doc Award), IFF Roterdam, Camerimage (Golden Frog), DocumentaMadrid (Audience Award), Krakow IFF (European Film Award), etc. I'm Not From Here (co-directed with M.Alberdi) was nominated at the European Film Academy Awards in 2016. Master and Tatyana won 4 "Silver Cranes", the Lithuanian Film Academy Awards including the awards for Best Director and Best Documentary, and was selected as one of “Ten Documentary Film Talents of 2015” by international film critic Tue Steen Müller. Her latest documentary The Jump won the Best Documentary Feature Award at Warsaw Film Festival in 2020.

Giedrė is a member of the European Film Academy, Lithuanian Filmmakers Union, alumni of Berlinale Talent Campus, Sources2, CPH:DOX LAB, EURODOC and dok.incubator.

Filmography

  • The Jump
    2020
  • I'm Not From Here
    2016
  • Master and Tatyana
    2015
  • How We Played the Revolution
    2012

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