AUDRIUS STONYS AUDRIUS STONYS, Filmmaker / Professor Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre

Audrius Stonys is one of the most prominent filmmakers from the Baltic region known for his distinctive cinematic style. His films have received numerous international awards. Among them are – Audience Award in Nyon, Grand Prix in Split, and prizes in Bornholm, Florence, Gyor, Neu Brandenburg, Oberhausen, Bilbao and San Francisco. In 1992, the documentary film “Earth of the Blind” was recognised by the European Film Academy as the Best European Documentary Film of the Year and was conferred with the Felix Award. Audrius has conducted lectures and master classes in Kolkata, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Tokyo, Berkeley, Stanford, Moscow, Belgrade, Barcelona, San Francisco, Carpi Modena and Paris. He has presented his films in Switzerland, Russia, France, Israel, Czech Republic, Germany, USA, Belgium, Spain, Turkey, Colombia, Uruguay, and Italy. Last year, Audrius finished another beautiful film in the Tian Shan Mountains – “Women and the Glacier”. He is also a member of the European Documentary Network.