PRODUCTION: Georgian Doc Twelve Lessons in Postproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Giorgi Mrevlishvili has begun postproduction on Twelve Lessons, a feature length documentary that he's filming in Georgia. He has previously made My Wonderful Mother produced by Jeremy…
16-04-2019

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary FF Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Ten titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 7th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…
16-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Doc And the Others in Postproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director David Gurgulia is in postproduction with And the Others, a long documentary that he's shot in Georgia since 2017. Gurgulia previously made the short feature film Dialect…
15-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Ioseb Soso Bliadze in Postproduction with Georgian/German/Lithuanian Coproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Ioseb Bliadze is currently in postproduction with his debut feature film Otar’s Death, a coproduction between Georgia, Germany and Lithuania.
12-04-2019

PRODUCTION: George Ovashvili Develops Two New Feature Films

TBILISI: The acclaimed Georgian director George Ovashvili is working on two new feature films – Beautiful Elene, with preproduction set for the summer of 2019 and production for September 2019,…
10-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Besik Solomonashvili in Postproduction with Debut Feature

TBILISI: Georgian writer/director Besik Solomonashvili is in postproduction with Veggie Garden in the Conflict Zone, his debut feature film that he shot in Georgia in August 2018.
05-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Konstantine Kalandadze in Postproduction with The Drummer

TBILISI: The established Georgian alternative musician and writer/director Konstantine Kalandadze is in postproduction with his debut feature The Drummer. The premiere is planned for an A-class film festival in 2019.
03-04-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Aleksandre Rekhviashvili in Postproduction with Reviving the Past

TBILISI: Georgian director Aleksandre Rekhviashvili is in postproduction with Reviving the Past, a long documentary that he's shot in Georgia since 2017, when he made the documentary Chubchik Puppets And…
26-03-2019

FNE INTERVIEW with Tatia Bidzinashvili, Head of Film in Georgia: Georgia Stays Competitive With Lowest Taxes and Flexible Cash Rebate System

TBILISI: The “Film in Georgia” 20-25% cash rebate programme was launched at the beginning of 2016. We spoke with Tatia Bidzinashvili, Head of Film in Georgia about how the programme…
08-03-2019

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Feature Film Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 400,000 EUR / 1.2 m GEL as production grants for four feature films.
18-02-2019

Directors Temur and Gela Babluani to Launch Georgian-French Film School

TBILISI: The Georgian directors, father and son Temur and Gela Babluani plan to open by 2020 a Georgian-French cinema school in Georgia for approximately 300 international and local students.
15-02-2019

FNE at Berlinale 2019: Georgian Film in Berlin

Georgia at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival - This year, the Georgian National Film Center will make its 14th appearance at the Berlin International Film Festival.
09-02-2019

FNE Market Analysis 2018: GEORGIA

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…
31-01-2019

FESTIVALS: Crystal Swan Wins 19th Tbilisi Film Festival

TBILISI: Crystal Swan, a coproduction between Belarus, USA, Germany and Russia directed by Darya Zhuk, was awarded the Golden Prometheus at the 19th Tbilisi Film Festival, running from 3 to…
10-12-2018

FESTIVALS: The 19th Tbilisi Film Festival Kicks Off

TBILISI: Ten debut features will compete for the Golden Prometheus for best film and Silver Prometheus for best director in the main competition of the 19th Tbilisi Film Festival, running…
03-12-2018

FESTIVALS: 7th CineDOC Tbilisi IDFF Calls for Films

JIHLAVA: CineDOC Tbilisi co-founders Artchil Khetagouri and Ileana Stanculescu are on a mission to create a new generation of Georgian documentary filmmakers through the platform of the seven-year-old festival.
30-10-2018

PRODUCTION: Cinemania.MSHT-15 Goes into Production in Georgia

TBILISI: Georgian director Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili is in production with Cinemania.MSHT-15, a Georgianfull-length documentary shooting in Georgia.
26-10-2018

PRODUCTION: My House in Front of the Forest Goes into Postproduction 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.
17-10-2018

PRODUCTION: How to Become Georgian Begins Filming in Georgia

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…
10-10-2018

PRODUCTION: The Encounter Begins Filming in Georgia

BATUMI: Tatia Skhirtladze's The Encounter, a Georgian/Austrian/Serbian documentary about the reuniting of the winning Soviet Women’s Chess Team, started pre-shooting on 23 September 2018 in Batumi, Georgia, at this year’s…
04-10-2018