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Late Soviet film industry: creativity and work culture

    Tomas Mitkus Affiliation
    ; Raimonda Steiblytė Affiliation

Abstract

In this paper authors analyse work environment in late Soviet period Lithuanian film industry. This study looks at primary sources (session memos, annual reports, professional film union’s memos etc.) and analyses what key elements influenced work ethics of Soviet Lithuanian film crew. Findings suggest that censorship, tolerance of low work ethics and strict annual production planning influenced work environment that accepted low film creative value and negative attitude towards administration.

Keyword : censorship, creative industries, film industry, history, Lithuania, management

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Mitkus, T., & Steiblytė, R. (2018). Late Soviet film industry: creativity and work culture. Creativity Studies, 11(1), 116-128. https://doi.org/10.3846/cs.2018.2372
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