Film director and producer, professor in Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, recipient of Lithuanian National Culture and Art Award and Member of European Documentary Network. Born in Vilnius, Lithuania, in 1966. He studied in Vilnius State Conservatorium film directing (1984-1989) and in Jonas Mekas Film Anthology Archive New York (1989).
His films got numerous international film awards. Among them Audience award in Nyon, Grand Prix in Split, prizes in Bornholm, Florence, Gyor, Neu Brandenburg, Oberhausen, Bilbao and San Francisco. In 1992 Audrius Stonys documentary film “Earth of the Blind” was recognised by European Film Academy as the Best European Documentary Film of the Year and received Felix Award. He imparts lectures and master classes in many countries as well his films presentations.