Georgian NFC Funds Two Films

TBLISI: The Georgian National Film Center ( has awarded two films in its first 2011 grants session. A Fold in My Blanket received 210,000 euros, and Children's Gunshot received 106,000…

GNFC Awards Spanish-Georgian Project “Chaika” in Co-production Competition

On December 20th, Georgian National Film Center announced a winner of the competition for financing full-length feature co-production (for 2011).

Bulgarian Filmmakers Protest in the Streets

For the fourth time this month film makers gathered en masse in the streets of Sofia on 14 December 2010 protesting the latest financial restrictions on public support.

International Jury Awarded Winners of TIFF 2010

On December 11, the International Jury revelaed the winners of TIFF 2010 ( The Golden Prometheus for the best film went to Rusudan Pirveli for SUSA. The best director Vladimir…

PRODUCTION: Estonian/Georgian Tangerines in Preproduction

Tangerines, an Estonian/Georgian coproduction directed by Zaza Urushadze, is in preproduction for a spring 2011 location shoot taking place primarily in Georgia with some additional filming days in Estonia. The…

Georgia Spotlights Coproduction at Molodist

Tamar Tatishvili, Director of the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC,, will be a key speaker at the presentation on the financing of Georgian films during the Molodist Film Festival's…

Georgia Announces New Screenplay Competition

The Georgian National Film Center ( has announced a new Best Screenplay competition which takes place in cooperation with the literary Gala awards. The screenplay competition will join six other…

Georgia Opens Documentary and Short Film Grants

The Georgian National Film Center ( has announced its national competition for financing documentary and short animated films for 2011 production. The grants will support national film production on the…

FNE Focus: Georgian Call for Financing Foreign Coproductions

TBILISI: Georgia is opening its doors to European producers with its latest call from the Georgian National Film Center for funding of Georgian foreign coproductions.

Georgia chooses Street Days for Oscar bid

Georgia has selected the film Street Days directed by Levan Koguashvili as the country's entry for the Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Award.

FNE Focus: International Success of Georgian Filmmakers

The history of the success of Georgian Cinema dates back to the late 1920s, when a group of filmmakers made films which went on to become classics of Georgian Cinema.…

FNE Focus: Georgian Film Production and Releases

TBILISI: On average Georgia releases about 8 feature full length films per year, out of which about 4 films are supported by the state subsidies through the Georgian National Film…

FNE Focus: Interview with GNFC Director Tamara Tatishvili

"Georgian film is a strange phenomenon. It is special, philosophically bright, sophisticated and at the same time childishly pure and innocent. There is everything in it that can make me…

FNE Focus: News from Georgia

TBILISI: Street Days by Levan Koguashvili sold to Russia, Canada and USA

FNE Focus: Georgian Films at International Festivals

Georgian Films in the Focus of Montréal World Film Festival (August 26 – September 6)This year Montréal World Film Festival hosts 4 student films as well as 2 professional full-length…

FNE Focus: Film Festivals in Georgia

Batumi International Art-house Film FestivalBatumi is a seaside city which presents an interesting international film festival, held for the 5th time in 2010. BIAFF is an annual event, one of…

FNE Focus: Georgian Film Week in London

LONDON: Life Through Cinema: September brought Georgian films within the focus of London (23-26 September) as "Riverside Studio" hosted a festival of Georgian films.

FNE Focus: GNFC Announces Competition on Financing Production of Full-length Feature Film for 2011

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Center announces competition on financing production of full- length feature film for the year of 2011. GNFC aims at financing Georgian films from state budget.

FNE Georgian Cinema Focus: A Proud History Reborn

In recent years Georgian cinema has been witnessing a period of rebirth and revival. Yet another generation of filmmakers emerged, and the directors who stopped making films in the 1990s…
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