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…

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…

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.

FNE at Berlinale 2013: Forum: In Bloom

BERLIN: In Bloom, a debut by Georgian scriptwriter and director Nana Ekvtimishvili and co-directed by German Simon Gross, is another Georgian flower that has bloomed from the carefully nurtured garden…
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FNE at Berlinale 2013: Georgian National Film Center at The 63rd Berlinale

Information Courtesy of Georgian National Film Centre BERLIN: Georgia participates in several sections of the 63rd Film Festival in Berlin. Zaza Rusadze’s feature debut A Fold in My Blanket participates…

FNE at Berlinale 2013: Panorama: A Fold in My Blanket

BERLIN: Georgian director Zaza Rusadze’s A Fold in My Blanket opened the Panorama section of the Berlinale with one of the new crop of interesting films now coming out of…
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PRODUCTION: Epic Begins Shooting in Tbilisi

TBILISI: Epic, a UK/German/Russian/Georgian coproduction directed by Ben Hopkins, began principal photography in Tbilisi in late January.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Georgian Documentary at Sundance

The Georgian documentary "The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear" will screen in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the Sundance IFF.

Georgia’s Fold in My Blanket Heads to Berlin

A Fold in My Blanket, the feature film debut of Georgian film director Zaza Rusadze, will have its world premiere at the 63rd Berlinale (7-17 February 2013) where it will…

Georgian Film Week in Strasbourg

STRASBOURG: The Georgian National Film Centre (www.gnfc.ge) continues to spearhead the integration of Georgian film into the European arthouse mainstream with its latest venture, a Georgian film in Strasbourg 16-22…

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2012: Tbilisi Prize Winners

TBILISI: Polish director Slawomir Fabicki took home the Golden Prometheus, the top award of the international competition, at the 13th Tbilisi International Film Festival (www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge) for his film Loving. Georgian…

Georgian fest kicks off with Istvan Szabo’s The Door

TBILISI: The 13th edition of the Georgia's Tbilisi International Film Festival (www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge) kicked off last night (3 December 2012) with a screening of Istvan Szabo’s The Door, with the Oscar…

Georgians in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: Georgian cinema continues to reach beyond its borders with the first ever Days of Georgian Cinema, wrapping today in Bratislava after four days of screening seven Georgian films in…

Sarajevo Film Festival opens it doors to Georgian filmmakers

TBILISI: The Sarajevo Film Festival has opened its doors to Georgian filmmakers who are now able to participate in all industry programmes of the biggest annual event in South East…

PRODUCTION: Georgian-French Dzma in Production

TBILISI: Dzma, a coproduction from Georgia and France has started filming in Tbilisi.

PRODUCTION: Georgian doc See You in Chechnya in Production

JIHLAVA: Georgian director/producer Alexander Kvatashidze is in production with a feature documentary on war correspondents. The film will be a Georgian-Dutch-Estonian-French coproduction.

FESTIVALS: BIAFF Grand Prix award goes to In Darkness

BATUMI: Agnieszka Holland's Oscar nominated In Darkness won the main award at the 7th Batumi International Art-House Film Festival (www.biaff.org).

FESTIVALS: Batumi Launches Workshop

BATUMI: The Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (BIAFF, www.biaff.org) will host a documentary workshop in partnership with Postcode Films (www.postcodefilms.com).

BIAFF Summer Film School Underway in Georgia

BATUMI, GEORGIA: Batumi art house "Argani"/BIAFF International Film Festival (www.biaff.org) launched the BIAFF summer film school on script development in Batumi on 28 July 2012, running through 3 August, 2012.

GNFC Announces Winners of Script Development Competition

TIBLISI: The Georgian National Film Center (www.gnfc.ge) selected five projects which will receive script development grants of 5000 GEL (2,500 EUR).