FNE at BIAFF 2013: Norway Takes Two Top Awards at Georgian Festival

BATUMI: The 8th Batumi International Art-house Film Festival held in Batumi 15-22 September 2013 gave its Grand Prix to the Norwegian/German/Iraqi film Before Snowfall. The Danish/Norwegian/British film Act of Killing…
25-09-2013

FNE at Batumi FF 2013:Ten Features to Compete for Batumi IAFF

BATUMI: The 8th Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15 - 22 September 2013) will have three competitive sections and also non-competitive sections such as Georgian Panorama, Music World, Meet…
17-09-2013

Georgian Comedy Blind Dates Sold by Films Boutique

TBILISI: Levan Koguashvili's Blind Dates, which won the works-in-progress prize at Karlovy Vary this summer, is being repped by Germany's Films Boutique as it head to the Toronto IFF for…
29-08-2013

FESTIVALS: Michał Bogucki on the International Animation Fest Nikozi

NIKOZI: The third International Animation FF Nikozi in Georgia will start on 2 September and run for six days at the Archbishop's Palace in Nikozi. The young, yet extremely vibrant…
27-08-2013

FNE at Sarajevo FF: Georgia Wins Big in Balkans Wrap

SARAJEVO: Georgia's In Bloom, a moving story about young girls caught up in war by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Grob, won the Heart of Sarajevo prize at the 19th Sarajevo…
26-08-2013

Georgian-Turkish Co-Prod Sessions Highlight Batumi Fest

BATUMI: The eighth edition of the Batumi art-house fest (BIAFF), running 15-22 September, will host talks by key players for its industry panel on paving the way for more Georgian-Turkish…
21-08-2013

Georgians Score in Locarno's Open Doors Development Slate

Alexander Kvatashidze's Georgian/French/Estonian/Netherlands war documentary See you in Chechnya (Lokokina Studio, Exitfilm, Estonia) has taken top honors in the Locarno IFF industry event Open Doors, winning its production award of…
14-08-2013

First Caucasus Docu Fest Seeks Filmmakers

TBILISI: Ciné-DOC, the region's pioneering documentary IFF, launching 15-20 October, has announced its submission deadlines for the international competition section and the Focus Caucasus screenings.
02-08-2013

Georgia Backs Competition for International Co-Production

The Georgian National Film Center has announced the winning entry in its race for local full-length feature best suited to go into international co-production in 2013. Competition, directed by Dito…
23-07-2013

Georgia Aims at Eligibility for Creative Europe Plan

European Commission officials have announced that countries bordering the union, including Georgia, could fully participate in the Creative Europe arts and culture funding program as soon as January if they…
19-07-2013

Georgian Projects Headed for Development Coaching

Five promising projects have been chosen by the Georgian National Film Center for development assistance in the form of training at the Microschool International, a three-day program run by the…
18-07-2013

Georgia's Tatishvili honoured as French Chevalier

TBILISI: Georgian producers are studying up on the French system of film support, under the tutelage of Eric Garandeau, president of the French Film Center (CNC), who on Saturday presented…
15-07-2013

Georgia Selects EAVE Projects

Five film projects and six individuals without projects have been chosen to participate in a Mini-EAVE training session which will take place in Georgia.
05-07-2013

FESTIVALS: Batumi Announces 2013 Workshops

PRAGUE: The Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (BIAFF) will host two film workshops during the festival, which runs 15-22 September 2013.
24-06-2013

FNE at Cannes FF 2013: Georgia at Cannes Film Market

For the sixth time, on May 15-26, 2013 Georgian pavilion will be open in Cannes (#105, Village International).
15-05-2013

EFP Producers on the Move 2013: Zaza Rusadze

TBILISI: The young Georgian director and producer Zaza Rusadze (born in 1977) has plenty of projects in the pipeline.
14-05-2013

Five Georgian Films Selected for Open Doors 2013

PRAGUE: Georgia will present five projects at the 2013 edition of Open Doors coproduction lab taking place 10-13 August at the Locarno film festival.
03-05-2013

FESTIVALS: Georgian Bloom Wins Record Setting goEast

WISEBADEN: In Bloom, a Georgian/German/French coproduction directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross, won the 10,000 EUR Best Film prize at 13th edition of goEast (10-16 April 2013), which attracted…
17-04-2013

Nana Janelidze Appointed Director of Georgian National Film Center

TBILISI: Film director Nana Janelidze was appointed as Director of the Georgian National Film Center on 25 March 2013 by the Georgian Minister of Culture and Monuments Protection based on…
28-03-2013

Tatishvili Departs GNFC

TBILISI: Tamara Tatishvili left her her position as Director of the Georgian National Film Center on 25 February 2013 upon the completion of her three year term.
28-02-2013