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

PRODUCTION: Dimitri Mamulia Returns to Georgian Cinema with The Criminal Man

TBILISI: The Georgian director Dimitri Mamulia is in postproduction with The Criminal Man, a Georgian/Russian coproduction that he shot in Georgia after a long break.
28-09-2018

Eight Projects Presented at BIAFF Industry Platform - Alternative Wave 2018

BATUMI: Eight projects including six from Georgian participated in the Alternative Way 2018, the industry platform of the 13th Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival, which took place from 19 to…
28-09-2018

FESTIVALS: Ray and Liz Wins 13th BIAFF

BATUMI: Ray and Liz by the British director Richard Billingham was awarded best film at the 13th Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival, which took place in Batumi from 16 to…
25-09-2018

Georgia's Dede Joins EFA Feature Film Selection 2018

TBILISI: Dede by Mariam Khatchvani is among the five titles added by the European Film Academy to the EFA Feature Film Selection 2018.
20-09-2018

Indian Productions Flock to Shoot in Georgia

TBILISI: Six out of 16 foreign projects which have registered in the Film in Georgia programme since its launch in 2016 are Indian, and four of them have already been…
11-09-2018

PRODUCTION: Otar Shamatava in Postproduction with Georgian/Bulgarian/Ukrainian/German Coproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Otar Shamatava is in postproduction with Ursus, a Ukrainian/ Georgian/German/ Bulgarian coproduction that he shot in Georgia after a long break.
07-09-2018

PRODUCTION: Zaza Urushadze in Postproduction with Georgian/Ukrainian/American Coproduction

TBILISI: The acclaimed Georgian director Zaza Urushadze is currently in postproduction with his new feature film Anton, a coproduction between Georgia, the Ukraine and the USA, expected to premiere in…
05-09-2018

Georgia Selects Namme as Oscar Bid

TBILISI: Zaza Khalvashi's Namme has been selected as Georgia’s entry for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ award in the best foreign language film category. This Georgian/Lithuanian coproduction…
03-09-2018

FESTIVALS: The 13th BIAFF Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Ten titles have been selected for the Feature Film Competition of the 13th Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival set to take place in Batumi from 16 to 23 September…
23-08-2018