TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 400,000 EUR / 1.2 m GEL as production grants for four feature films.
Georgia had a great year with more awards at international festivals and more attention given to Georgian films. Georgian cinema days were held in Chicago, London and Lithuania and Georgia was a Focus Country at the 2018 Filmkunstfest, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur for Animated Film, the Cottbus Film Festival, the Encounters Film Festival in Bristol and at Filmfest Dresden.
TBILISI: Georgian director Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili is in production with Cinemania.MSHT-15, a Georgianfull-length documentary shooting in Georgia.
TBILISI: Tamar Shavgulidze’s feature film My House in Front of the Forest has completed shooting in Tsavkisi and now moves into post-production.
TBILISI: Natia Arabuli-Weger’s How to Become Georgian, a documentary about young foreign musicians who have chosen to live in Georgia, has completed a pre-shoot in Tbilisi and now moves into production.
TBILISI: The Georgian director Dimitri Mamulia is in postproduction with The Criminal Man, a Georgian/Russian coproduction that he shot in Georgia after a long break.
TBILISI: Georgian director Otar Shamatava is in postproduction with Ursus, a Ukrainian/ Georgian/German/ Bulgarian coproduction that he shot in Georgia after a long break.
TBILISI: The acclaimed Georgian director Zaza Urushadze is currently in postproduction with his new feature film Anton, a coproduction between Georgia, the Ukraine and the USA, expected to premiere in a festival in the winter of 2018 or spring of 2019.
TBILISI: Directors Dato Abramishvili and Giorgi Gogichaishvili are currently in preproduction with their debut feature Inga, which will be a coproduction between Georgia, Luxembourg and Lithuania set for shooting in September 2018.
TBILISI: Ten Georgian long and short documentaries received 150,000 EUR / 420,000 GEL from the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC).
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