Cannes 2022




Wednesday, 25th of May

The NEW PRODUCERS ROOM aims to highlight up-and-coming producers and offer them a privileged space where they can explore the co-production opportunities in specific territories, and therefore build strong bonds for the future. In the context of the program, the producers benefit from a series of dedicated sessions centered around the production & distribution fields.

Baltic Shorts has selected 2 active short film producers from Lithuania and Latvia to the NEW PRODUCERS’ ROOM
Justė Michailinaitė (Broom Films, Lithuania)
Alise Rogule (Mima Films, Latvia).
Both producers are alumni of the Baltic Short Film Project Pitching Event “Baltic Pitching Forum” in 2021.


Works in Progress
Tuesday, 24th of May, 10am at Palais de Festivals (level-1, aisle 14)

Focus WiP aims to highlight short film projects currently in production or post-production to key decision-makers, such as international festival programmers, distributors, institutions, producers and buyers. The Focus WiP provides guidance to short filmmakers through mentoring sessions and gives them the opportunity to promote their work-in-progress. Project holders enjoy a privileged space to boost the completion process and enhance the release of their upcoming short film on the international market.

Among 6 short film projects selected for the Focus WiP 2022 is the Estonian project
JUNGLE LAW (director Madli Lääne, producer Marianne Ostrat, Alexandra Film).
The project has been developed at the Baltic Short Film Script Development Program “Baltic Shorts Residency” and presented at the Baltic Short Film Project Baltic Short Film Project Pitching Event “Baltic Pitching Forum” in 2019.

Films in Competition


Video Library


Baltic Shorts

Baltic Shorts is a film collection containing the freshest short films from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Seven animation and fiction shorts represent some of the most exciting filmmakers currently working in the region and display the creativity and unique sensibility of films from the Baltic region. Many of the films are work-in-progress or just recently finished and looking for the distribution, sales opportunities or festival premieres.

Estonian Films


Latvian Films


Lithuanian Films




Baltic Shorts is the collective name for the film institutions and festivals from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania that present and promote the best Baltic shorts for the international film community.