Greta Griniūtė

Writer and Director


Greta Griniūtė is a freelance writer/director with a passion for comedy. Born in Lithuania, Greta spread her wings after high school when she moved to the UK to study physical theatre and acting.  In 2016 she staged her first theatre performance of “Vagina Monologues” in Derby Theatre. After a very successful run, Greta got offered a theatre placement with an Italian theatre company called “Motus”. Greta stayed in Bologna for three months assisting directors Enrico Casagrande and Daniela Nicoló on their show “Raffiche”.  After receiving a scholarship to study cinema in Los Angeles, Greta went on to write and direct her first short film ‘Tickle My Pickle’ which has been screened at festivals worldwide including LA Shorts as well as winning Best Film atARFF Berlin 2019. In 2020 Greta completed her MA in Directing Fiction at Goldsmiths University of London and her short, ‘Rice & Bread’, made during this time was selected to premiere at both the London Short Film Festival and POFF Shorts in 2020.

Currently, Greta is busy working on the script for her debut feature film ‘Independent Child’, which in the Spring of 2021 was workshopped at the prestigious Torino Film Lab and summer 2022 at the Mediterranean Film Lab. The script was also shortlisted for Sundance Development Track’23. Greta just finished her latest short film ‘Mama, I’m in love with Pamela Anderson’ which will start its festival run in Summer 2023. In 2023 Lithuania Ministry of Culture awarded Greta with an official Artist status.