Born in 1983 in Jonava.
In 2007 Jurate gained her MA in Film and TV directing at the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy.
She worked on several Lithuanian and foreign productions as a director assistant, script supervisor and as an producer assistant. Jurate Samulionyte is also developing her skills as screenwriter.
Her short stop-motion film „Noroutine” got the “Silver crane” award as “The best Lithuanian short film 2008”.
2011 TEMPORARILY (short fiction, 28 min,RED, (C) Monoklis) – director
2010 SHANGHAI BANZAI (documentary, 26min., HDV) – director
2008 METAMORPHOSIS (documentary portrait of contemporary composer R.Mazulis, 10min.HDV) – director
2007 NOROUTINE (experimental film, 15min., Photo camera) – director
2006 NAŠ DENIK (documentary diary, 9min, miniDV, Czech Republic ) – director
2005 ONCE UPON A TIME (feature film, 8min., DVcam) – director
2005 EVEREST (feature film, 15min. DVcam) – director
2010 Best short film director at the European Film Forum „Scanorama 2010” Baltic competition „Guest voice” (documentary SHANGHAI BANZAI)
2009 „Grand Prix“ award at the experimental film festival „Kansk 2009“ (Russia) (short fiction NOROUTINE)
2008 „Silver crane“ award for the best short Lithuanian film 2008 (short fiction NOROUTINE)
2008 Jury prize at the International Tbilisi student film festival „Amirani 2008” (Georgia) (short fiction NOROUTINE)
2008 2nd prize award at the Baltic films competition of Latvian youth film festival 2ANNAS (short fiction NOROUTINE)