Left Behind Wins Tbilisi’s Doc Pitch

By FNE Staff

    {mosimage}TBiLISI: The project Left Behind by Anna Tsimintia and Misha Svanidze was awarded with 2500 GEL in development funding at PITCH.DOC, hosted in connection with the 12th Tbilisi IFF (www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge). The award was supported by Georgian National Film Center (www.gnfc.ge).

    The project Word in Pain by Taguhi Torrosyan and Davit Stepanyan will participate in the Doc Launch Presentation at the One World Film Festival in Prague, March 2012, and the project Venera was awarded with a special prize 500 euro for project development from Swedish Director Gorki Glasser-Muller.

    Pitch Doc was organized by Sakdoc Film, supported by Georgian National Film Center in partnership with the Goethe Institute

    Although the festival did not hold a competition programme this year, a Special Prize was awarded to the film Will There be a Theatre up There?! by Nana Janelidze. In addition, Special Mentions were given to The Nest by Tornike Bziava, Waiting for Mom by Nana Ekvtmishvili, Bakhmaro by Salome Jashi, and Salt White by Keti Machavariani.