FESTIVALS: Gypsy Shares Main Prize at Batumi IFF

Slovak director Martin Sulik's multiple prize winning film Gypsy shared the Grand Prix at the 2011 Batumi IFF in Georgia (17-25 September 2011, biaff.org) with the Iranian film Golchehreh directed…

Czech Doc Shoots in Georgia

Czech TV (www.ceskatelevize.cz) and studio FRMOL (www.frmol.com) are shooting a documentary film in Georgia. . Within the framework of a popular documentary series "On the road" and in collaboration with…

FNE at BIAFF 2011: Georgian fest launches industry meetings

BATUMI: The 6th edition of the Batumi International Art House Film Festival (http://biaff.org) (17-24 September 2011) kicks off today in the Black Sea resort city with Woody Allen’s Midnight in…
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FESTIVALS: Batumi Fest Adds Industry Section

BATUMI, GEORGIA: The sixth Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (www.biaff.org) taking place from 17-24 September 2011, has selected 9 films for its international feature film competitions and ten films which…

FNE at Venice IFF 2011: Screening Alerts - Friday, 2 September

All parties and events strictly require an invitation from the organisers

FESTIVALS: Batumi Submission Open

BATUMI: The Batumi International Art House Festival (www.biaff.org) is accepting film submission through 5 August 2011 for the 6th edition of the festival, taking place in Georgia 17-24 September 2011.

FNE at KVIFF East of the West Competition: Salt White

The Georgian director Ketevan Machavariani presents her debute feature film Salt White/ Marilivit tetri (www.saltwhite.ge) in its world premiere in the East of the West competition at the Karlovy Vary…

Moscow IFF Competition: I'll Die Without You

I'll Die Without You (Ushenod mgoni movkvdebi) is a crime melodrama of two young people living in Tbilisi, Georgia, that takes place in the course of one day.

FNE at TIFF: Morgen Wins Romanian Competition

CLUJ: The 10th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival (www.tiff.ro) awarded its main prize, the Transylvania Trophy, and a best script prize to the Argentinian-Spanish film No Return/Sin retorno, by…

Hollywood Film 5 Days of August Premieres in Tbilisi

TBILISI: 5 Days of August, the action film about the Russian-Georgian war, premiered on 5 June 2011 in Rustaveli cinema in the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Along with the director of…

Georgia in Cannes

This year Georgian National Film Center will represent Georgia at the Marche du Film in Cannes for the fourth time. Georgian Stand will be open under the Georgian flag within…

Georgian National Film Center and the Robert Bosch Stiftung Industry Meetings

TBLISI: Robert Bosch Stiftung is implementing a joint project in collaboration with the Georgian National Film Center to enable young Georgian filmmakers to develop their projects and cooperate with young…

Georgia Hosts EAVE Workshop

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center (www.gnfc.ge), in cooperation with EAVE, has organized the first mini-EAVE Workshop for film professionals from Georgia.

Slovakia sends Four Films to Brussels

The Slovak Audiovisual Center (www.aic.sk) has sent four film to Brussels for festival celebrating the 20th anniversary of V4, the Visegrad alliance. The V4 festival of films runs through 17…

Georgian National Film Center sends Mosidze to MAIA Workshops

TBILISI: Georgian film director Papuna Mosidze has won a Georgian National Film Center (GNFC, www.gnfc.ge) competition to participate in the MAIA workshops for young film-makers. Mosidze, aged 27, participated in…

Georgian Retrospective Broadcast on Lithuanian TV

Lithuanian TV (www.ltv.lt) has announced a planned retrospective of classic Georgian films to be shown on the national public broadcaster in spring 2011. The project was developed in coordination with…

TVP Signs VOD Agreement with UPC

WARSAW: Polish cable provider UPC is adding productions by public broadcaster TVP to its VOD (video on demand) offer. Before signing the contract with UPC, TVP presented some of its…

Slovak Matchmaking Mayor Wins German Prize

The Matchmaking Mayor, a Czech/Slovak documentary about the efforts of a Slovak village mayor to encourage marriages among the local residents, won the Reader's Prize of the Berlin-based national daily…

Georgia Partners with MAIA Workshops

The Georgian National Film Center (gnfc.ge) will cooperate with Maia Workshops throughout 2011 on a year-round training program of three workshops organized by Maia Workshops.The partnership is one of many…

Georgian National Film Center Launches Film Commission

TBLISI: The Georgian National Film Center launched a national Film Commission on 28 January 2011.