Karolis Kaupinis was born in 1987, Vilnius, Lithuania. In 2012 graduated from Vilnius University with a MA in Comparative Politics. Since the end of his studies Kaupinis has been working a presenter and editor of a weekly show devoted for current political affairs in Lithuanian National TV. His first short fiction film “The Noisemaker” was selected to Locarno International Film Festival and won a Lithuanian Film Academy award for the best short film of 2015. His debut feature film is “Nova Lituania”.