The Amateurs

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Year 2015
Genre Documentary
Country Lithuania
Director Audrius Antanavičius
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“The Amateurs” (“Mėgėjai”)

2015 | documentary | 23 min. | Lithuania

Odontologist Vitolis Laumakys and engineer Adolfas Morėnas met accidentally on the street when Adolf was fixing his motorcycle. They shared their mutual interest in cinema. Adolf advocated having an amateur 8mm film camera – and they started filming. Also, men accidentally heard about vacant premises in the basement of the Kėdainiai Cultural Center – they managed them and acquired the minimum necessary technique for creating more professional films. Yes, 1962 The “Amateur” movie studio has settled down, becoming the most productive and well-known amateur film studio in Lithuania over time.

Director: Audrius Antanavičius

DOP: Eitvydas Doškus

Editing: Ieva Veiverytė

Sound director: Ignas Lungevičius

Producer: Marija Razgutė

Production company: M-Films