FESTIVALS: The 17th Tbilisi IFF Hosts Third Edition of Industry Days

TBILISI: Ten films are competing in the international competition of the 17th Tbilisi International Film Festival taking place from 28 November to 4 December 2016.
01-12-2016

Russia Returns Four Films to Georgia

TBILISI: Four classic Georgian films made during the early Soviet era were returned to Tbilisi in an official ceremony on 17 November 2016.
21-11-2016

Caucasus School of New Cinema Welcomes First Students

TBILISI: Caucasus School of New Cinema, which opened within the Caucasus University in Tbilisi, is aiming to raise a new generation of film industry professionals by teaching the students not…
18-11-2016

PRODUCTION: New Indian Film Shooting in Georgia

TBILISI: Praveen Sattaru's feature film PSV Garuda Vega is currently shooting in Georgia. The project benefits of the cash rebate scheme launched in Georgia at the beginning of 2016.
08-11-2016

FNE at Jihlava IDFF 2016: Georgian Film Debuts in East Silver Market

JIHLAVA: Anuna Bukia, one of a new generation of female Georgian documentary filmmakers, premiered her debut film I Swam Enguri at the East Silver Market of the Jihlava IDFF, which…
01-11-2016

Zaza Urushadze's The Monk Picked up by Picture Tree International

TBILISI: New feature film by the Georgian director Zaza Urushadze, author of Oscar-nominated Tangerines, once again made in collaboration with Estonian producer Ivo Felt of Allfilm, has been acquired by…
17-10-2016

FESTIVALS: Zoology Wins the 11th Batumi International Art house Film Festival

BATUMI: Zoology by Ivan I.Tverdovskiy won the Grand Prix in the feature film competition of the 11th Batumi International Art house Film Festival (BIAFF), taking place from 18 to 25…
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PRODUCTION: The Clown Starring Lily Collins Currently Shooting in Georgia

TBILISI: Anthony Lucero’s feature film The Clown starring Lily Collins, Pål Sverre Hagen and Jean-Marc Barr is currently shooting in Tbilisi until October 2016. The Georgian company Misty Dawn is…
12-09-2016

FESTIVALS: 11th Batumi International Art house FF Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Nine titles will compete in the international feature film competition of the 11th Batumi International Art house Film Festival, which will be held from 18 to 25 September 2016.
08-09-2016

Georgia and Romania Select Oscar Bids

TBILISI/BUCHAREST: House of Others by Rusudan Glurjidze is Georgia's candidate in the Foreign Language category at the 89th Academy Awards, while Romania has chosen Sieranevada by Cristi Puiu.
19-08-2016

Bollywood Producers Scout For Locations in Georgia

TBILISI: A group of Bollywood producers are currently visiting Georgia. They have been invited by Enterprise Georgia in cooperation with the Georgian National Film Centre and their visit is part…
08-08-2016

Georgia Plans to Build National Film Archives

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Centre announced its plan to retrieve Soviet-era Georgian films stored in state archives in Russia, and also old Georgian film tapes scattered in Georgia. After restoration…
02-08-2016

PRODUCTION: Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross in Production with My Happy Family

TBILISI: After the acclaimed In Bloom, Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross are currently shooting a new feature film, My Happy Family. It will be again a German/Georgian/French coproduction.
13-07-2016

PRODUCTION: Zaza Urushadze Starts Shooting The Monk

TBILISI: Acclaimed Georgian helmer Zaza Urushadze is in production with The Monk, a comedy-infused drama about a monk who falls for a mysterious woman in a remote village where he…
08-07-2016

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Feature Film Production Grants for 2016-2017

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has allotted 307,700 EUR/ 800,000 GEL to two feature films directed by Zaza Khalvashi and Tinatin Kajrishvili.
01-07-2016

Hollywood Professionals Explore Georgia

TBILISI: A group of eight location scouts and producers from Hollywood are currently visiting Georgia. They have been invited by the Georgian National Film Centre and Enterprise Georgia.
24-06-2016

FNE TV: Georgian Cash Rebate David Vashadze GNFC

FNE asked David Vashadze about Georgia’s new film production incentive scheme offering cash rebate of 20% for qualified productions launched this year and the positive advantages on offer for filming…
08-06-2016

PRODUCTION: Red Sunset in Development

TBILISI: Dea Kulumbegashvili is developing her debut feature, Red Sunset / Daisi (working title), set for shooting in fall/winter 2017.
31-05-2016

FNE at Cannes 2016: Georgian Cinema in Cannes

GEORGIA AT THE 69TH CANNES FILM FESTIVAL (May 11-22, 2016)
15-05-2016

PRODUCTION: Georgia and UK Team up on Shindisi

TBILISI: LA-based director, Nick Agiashvili has been confirmed to direct the UK/Georgian co-production Shindisi, to be produced by Liberty Studio, 20 Steps and Lakumi in Georgia in partnership with UK’s…
14-05-2016