FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2019: Georgian Panorama: Negative Numbers

TBILISI: Uta Beria’s debut feature Negative Numbers, the first Georgian/French/Italian coproduction, will be shown in the Georgian Panorama section of the Tbilisi Film Festival, which begins on 1 December 2019.
28-11-2019

FESTIVALS: Six Films Screen in Tbilisi IFF Georgian Panorama

TBILISI: The Tbilisi IFF will open on 1 December with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s early work Blackmail. The festival will show six new domestic films in its Georgian Pamorama…
27-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Giorgi Gogichaishvili Preps Anatori: Village of the Dead

TBILISI: Georgian director Giorgi Gogichaishvili is starting preproduction on the Georgian feature film Anatori: Village of the Dead, a love story set in a village suffering from the black plague.
12-11-2019

PRODUCTION: Lana Gogoberidze's Georgian/French Golden Thread in Postproduction

TBILISI: The venerated Georgian film director Lana Gogoberidze is completing postproduction on the Georgian/French feature drama Golden Thread. Her 1978 film Some Interviews on Personal Matters (1978) is one of…
11-11-2019

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2019: Pig

TBILISI: Giga Liklikadze’s low-budget debut feature film Pig will have its world premiere in the main competition of FilmFestival Cottbus, which runs 5 – 10 November 2019.
31-10-2019

PRODUCTION: Nana Janelidze Preps Georgian/French Coproduction Where Is Liza Going

TBILISI: Georgian director Nana Janelidze is starting preproduction on the Georgian/French drama Where is Liza Going (Georgian-Abkhazian diaries). The narrative of the film has the characteristics of a road film:…
29-10-2019

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Grants for Short Animation Films

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 88,064 EUR / 273,000 GEL for the production of four short animation films to be directed by Teimuraz Sikharulidze, Tsotne Rusishvili, Archil Kukhianidze…
22-10-2019

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producer Tekla Machavariani

TBILISI: Tekla Machavariani from Nushi Film has been selected to participate in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme for documentary film producers, which kicks off at the 23rd edition of the…
17-10-2019

PRODUCTION: Levan Tutberidze Shoots Georgian/Dutch The Resting Samurai

TBILISI: Georgian film director Levan Tutberidze has started shooting his new feature film The Resting Samurai as a coproduction of Georgia and the Netherlands.
11-10-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Zaza Khalvashi Starts Shooting Rain on Two Sides

TBILISI: Georgian director Zaza Khalvashi will begin shooting his new feature film Rain on Two Sides in mid-October 2019. His latest Georgian/Lithuanian coproduction Namme, which had its international premiere at…
10-10-2019

FNE at BIAFF 2019: Let There Be Light Wins the Batumi International Art House Film Festival 2019

BATUMI: The Slovak/Czech coproduction Let There Be Light directed by Marko Škop was awarded Grand Prix in the Feature Film International Competition of the Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival (15-22…
23-09-2019 m

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Documentary Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 120,000 EUR / 360,000 GEL for the production of seven documentaries chosen from among 35 projects.
13-09-2019

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2019 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Ten titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15-22 September 2019).
09-09-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Eco Doc The Other Neighbors In Postproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Nika Tsiklauri is in postproduction with The Other Neighbors, an observational documentary filmed in the capital of Georgia and commissioned by The German Society for International Cooperation…
03-09-2019

BIAFF Industry Platform Alternative Wave Announces Selected Projects For 2019 Edition

BATUMI: Eight projects have been selected for the industry platform Alternative Wave of the 2019 Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15-22 September 2019). The industry programme is set to…
30-08-2019

Interview with Nino Kirtadze: Support From Eurimages Is Vital For Georgian Cinema

TBILISI: Film director, screenwriter, journalist and actress Nino Kirtadze, the new representative of Georgia in Eurimages, spoke with Film New Europe about the importance of Eurimages support for Georgian coproductions…
20-08-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Georgia Selects Shindisi for Oscar Bid

TBILISI: Dito Tsintsadze's Shindisi has been selected as Georgia’s entry for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ award in the best international feature film category. 
02-08-2019

PRODUCTION: Thai / Georgian Coproduction Currently Shooting in Georgia

TBILISI: The TV series Doubleman is currently shooting in Georgia under the Film in Georgia programme. The series is a Thai / Georgian coproduction between the Thai company Kanthana Motion…
29-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Fast and Furious 9 to Be Partially Shot in Georgia

TBILISI: Fast and Furious 9 directed by Justin Lin and starring Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez will be partially filmed in Georgia in August 2019. Enkeny Films is servicing.
24-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Doc Dead Souls’ Vacation in Postproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Ekaterine Chelidze is in postproduction with Dead Souls’ Vacation, a long documentary that she shot in Georgia in 2018. The film is produced by Konstantine Kalandadze and…
23-07-2019