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

CinéDOC-Tbilisi Launches Doc Summer School

GORI: The first documentary film summer school organised by the CinéDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary Film Festival takes place in Gori, Georgia from 18 to 26 August 2018. Twelve filmmakers from Armenia,…
20-08-2018

PRODUCTION: Dato Abramishvili and Giorgi Gogichaishvili Prep Georgian/Luxembourg/Lithuanian Coproduction Inga

TBILISI: Directors Dato Abramishvili and Giorgi Gogichaishvili are currently in preproduction with their debut feature Inga, which will be a coproduction between Georgia, Luxembourg and Lithuania set for shooting in…
07-08-2018

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…
04-07-2018

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).
03-07-2018

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.
29-06-2018

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).
13-05-2018

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…
10-05-2018

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.
07-05-2018

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…
02-05-2018

SOFA Hosts Second Georgian Workshop

TBILISI: SOFA – School of Film Agents is holding a workshop in Georgia for the second year.
23-04-2018

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Feature Film Development Grants – April 2018

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has announced development grants for 12 feature film projects.
19-04-2018

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…
13-04-2018

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.
26-03-2018

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.
02-03-2018

Dede on Air France Flights

TBILISI: Mariam Khatchvani’s Dede will be screened on Air France flights, reaching millions of passengers.
01-03-2018

FNE at Berlinale 2018: Georgian Film in Berlin

Georgia at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (February 15-25, 2018)
18-02-2018

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…
06-02-2018

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…
06-02-2018

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.
05-02-2018