Hostages Starts International Theatrical Distribution

TBILISI: Russian/Georgian/Polish coproduction Hostages will start its international theatrical distribution in France, when it will be released on 2 August 2017. The third feature by the Georgian director Rezo Gigineishvili…
23-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Tinatin Kajrishvili in Postproduction with Horizon

TBILISI: Writer/director Tinatin Kajrishvili (Brides) is currently in postproduction with her sophomore feature, Horizon, a Georgian/Swedish/German coproduction set to be finished in November 2017.
20-06-2017

EFP Europe! Voices of Women in Film: Rusudan Glurjidze, Georgia

TBILISI: One of the most acclaimed Georgian new directors, Rusudan Glurjidze, currently reaping awards with her debut feature House of Others, will participate in the European Film Promotion event Europe!…
29-05-2017

EFP Europe! Voices of Women In Film: Rusudan Glurjidze, Georgia

TBILISI: One of the most acclaimed Georgian new directors, Rusudan Glurjidze, is currently reaping awards with her debut feature House of Others. The film received the Satellite Award for Best…
20-05-2017

FNE at Cannes 2017: Georgian Cinema in Cannes

GEORGIA AT THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - This is the tenth time the Georgian National Film Centre has presented the Georgian pavilion at the Cannes…
20-05-2017

EFP Producer on the Move: Lasha Khalvashi, Georgia

TBILISI: EFP Producer on the Move Lasha Khalvashi graduated in Law and Economics and served as the CEO of Millimeter Film before founding the film company Studio Artizm in 2014.…
16-05-2017

FESTIVALS: Ten Films in the International Competition of 5th CinéDOC-Tbilisi

TBILISI: Ten films are competing in the international competition of the 5th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi. The first international documentary film festival in the Caucasus started on 11 May and will…
15-05-2017

PRODUCTION: First Georgian/Macedonian Coproduction in Postproduction

TBILISI: Gigisha Abashidze is in postproduction with his debut feature Neighbors, set for release in autumn 2017. The film is the first Georgian/Macedonian coproduction.
12-05-2017

PRODUCTION: Dato Kiknavelidze Develops First Georgian Long Animated Film

TBILISI: Dato Kiknavelidze is currently in development with Geno, the first Georgian long animated film. A 13 minutes short pilot of the film became the first Georgian animated film selected…
24-04-2017

My Happy Family Purchased by Netflix

TBILISI: Georgian/German/French coproduction My Happy Family directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross is the first Georgian film for which Netflix purchased global distribution rights.
28-03-2017

National Archives of Georgia Plans to Build New Cinema

TBILISI: National Archives of Georgia plans to build a cinema to host the screening of documentaries and reels from its collection, but also premieres and graduation films.
07-03-2017

Georgian Film House of Others Wins Satellite Award for Best First Feature

LOS ANGELES: House of Others by Georgian director Rusudan Glurjidze received the Satellite Award for Best First Feature from the International Press Academy on 18 February 2017.
22-02-2017

GEORGIA: Country Report 2016

With a new all-inclusive cash rebate, Georgia is sure to become a top location among international filmmakers. In March 2016 the Government of Georgia introduced Film in Georgia, a cash…
21-02-2017

FNE at Berlinale 2017: Georgian Film in Berlin

Four Georgian films have been selected to participate in one of the most prestigious film festivals around the world – the Berlin International Film Festival. This is the first time…
11-02-2017

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Production Grants for Debut and Sophomore Feature Films

TBILISI: Two debut features and one sophomore feature film received production grants from the Georgian National Film Center totaling 291,739 EUR / 835,112 GEL.
07-02-2017

European Parliament Approves Visa Liberalisation for Georgia

BRUSSELS: The European Parliament approved visa liberalisation for Georgia, paving the way for Georgians to travel to the European Union's Schengen zone without obtaining visas.
03-02-2017

Increase in Total Admissions and Drop in Domestic Admissions in Georgia in 2016

TBILISI: Total admissions increased by 59.74 percent and total gross increased by 46.35 percent, while attendance to domestic films dropped by 85.78 in 2016. This can be explained by the…
17-01-2017

House of Others Nominated for the American Society of Cinematographers Award

TBILISI: House of Others, a debut film by Georgian director Rusudan Glurjidze, has been nominated for the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) award. The official ceremony will be held on…
16-01-2017

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Low Budget Feature Film Grants 2016/2017

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Center granted 169,383 EUR / 480,000 GEL to five low budget feature films set for shooting in 2016/2017.
14-12-2016

FESTIVALS: House of Others Wins the 17th Tbilisi IFF

TBILISI: House of Others by Rusudan Glurjidze was awarded Golden Prometheus for best film at the 17th Tbilisi International Film Festival (28 November - 4 December 2016) while Months, as…
05-12-2016