PRODUCTION: American Series Marisa Romanov Preps Shooting in Georgia

TBILISI: Marisa Romanov, an American series created by Miranda K. Spigener-Sapon and produced by SPT France and Noirtainment for Amazon Prime Video, will be filmed in Georgia and Los Angeles…

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Documentary Production Grants

TBILISI: Ten Georgian long and short documentaries received 150,000 EUR / 420,000 GEL from the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC).

Georgian 3D Animated Film Geno Scores International Sales

TBILISI: The Georgian short animated film Geno has been sold to Japan, Korea, France, Spain and the United States.

FNE at Cannes 2018: Georgian Cinema in Cannes

The Georgian National Film Center will be represented by the Pavilion of Georgia at the Cannes Film Festival eleventh this year (# 103, Village International Riviera).

FNE at 6th CineDOC Tbilisi IDFF: Simon Lereng Wilmont's War Film Wins CineDOC Top Prize

TBILISI: Simon Lereng Wilmont's film The Distant Barking of Dogs won the main award of the international competition of the 6th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the first international documentary film festival…

GRANTS: Georgia Funds Three Debut Films

TBILISI: Three Georgian debut feature films received 340,00 EUR in grants from the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC). Twenty projects participated in the competition.

Cash Rebate Projects Expected to Double in Georgia in 2018

TBILISI: The number of foreign productions using Georgia’s two-year-old cash rebate are expected to increase dramatically this year. „We anticipate around 10 international projects benefitting from the cash rebate to…

SOFA Hosts Second Georgian Workshop

TBILISI: SOFA – School of Film Agents is holding a workshop in Georgia for the second year.

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Feature Film Development Grants – April 2018

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has announced development grants for 12 feature film projects.

National Archives of Georgia Reopens Cinema Theatre After Over 25 Years

TBILISI: National Archives of Georgia has reopened its restored cinema theatre for the first time in over 25 years. This is the only cinema left in Georgia that can screen…

PRODUCTION: New Indian Film Wrapped Shooting in Georgia

TBILISI: The shooting for a new Indian film directed by Dr Anil Viswanath and starring Southern Indian stars Naveen Chandra and Shalini Vadnikatti wrapped in Georgia in March 2018.

GRANTS: Georgia Supports Three International Coproductions

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Center distributed 360,925 EUR / 1.1 m GEL for the production of three international coproductions directed by Levan Tutberidze, Tinatin Kajrishvili and Stefan Tolz.

Dede on Air France Flights

TBILISI: Mariam Khatchvani’s Dede will be screened on Air France flights, reaching millions of passengers.

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Georgian Film in Berlin

Georgia at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (February 15-25, 2018)

PRODUCTION: Rudolph Herzog to Shoot Debut Feature in Georgia

TBILISI: The documentary director Rudolph Herzog will start shooting his debut feature in Georgia on 16 March 2018. How to Sell a War is coproduced by the Georgia's 20 Steps…

FNE Country Report 2017: GEORGIA

TBILISI: Georgia had a great year with more awards at international festivals and more attention given to Georgian films. Georgian cinema days were held in London, Kiev and Peru, and…

PRODUCTION: Dito Tsintsadze In Postproduction with Inhale–Exhale

TBILISI: The acclaimed Georgian-born Berlin-based director Dito Tsintsadze is in postproduction with Inhale–Exhale aka 43, a Georgian/Russian coproduction shot in Georgia after a long pause. Rusudan Glurjidze is producing.

Georgia Sees Major Increase in Domestic Films Admissions and Box Office

TBILISI: Domestic films admissions increased by 86.97 percent, while box office of domestic films increased by 77.25 percent in 2017. This is due to the release of more Georgian films…

PRODUCTION: Rati Tsiteladze Develops The Empty House

TBILISI: Writer/director/producer Rati Tsiteladze is in the advanced development stage with The Empty House, an international coproduction set for shooting at the end of 2018. The project was selected for…

Georgian Short Documentary The Trader to Be Broadcast on Netflix

TBILISI: A Georgian short documentary The Trader / Sovdagari directed by Tamta Gabrichidze will be broadcast on Netflix starting 9 February 2018.