FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2020 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Nine titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival, running 13-20 September 2020.
02-09-2020

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary FF Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Eight titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 8th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…
31-08-2020

Annecy Calls for Georgian Animation Film Projects

TBILISI: The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Film Center Georgian Film-Abkhazeti and “Saqanima” Georgian Animators Association, with the support of the French Institute of Georgia and the Georgian National Film…
17-08-2020

FESTIVALS: Application Open for First Edition of Kutaisi International Short FF in Georgia

KUTAISI: Applications are open for the first edition of the Kutaisi International Short Film Festival, which will take place from 3 to 7 November 2020 in partnership with the Georgian…
04-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Misho Antadze in Postproduction with Doc about Stalin and Guilt

TBILISI: Georgian director Misho Antadze is currently in postproduction with the documentary Ozymandias. Seventy years after his death, the statues of Stalin still populate the Georgian landscape. Looking and listening…
30-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Stanislav Kapralov in Postproduction with Horror Film Shot in Georgia

TBILISI: Ukrainian/ American director Stanislav Kapralov is in postproduction with the horror film Let It Snow, which he shot in the Georgian Gudauri Mountains in the winter of 2019. The…
28-07-2020

TorinoFilmLab SeriesLab 2021 to Be Held in Georgia

TBILISI: The first workshop of SeriesLab 2021 training course of TorinoFilmLab will be hosted by Tbilisi in partnership with the Georgian film company Millimeter Film. The call for applications will…
23-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Giorgi Chalauri Preps Pit

TBILISI: Georgian director Giorgi Chalauri is currently in preproduction with his first feature film Pit. The filming is planned for the winter of 2020-21. The producer is Giorgi Kobalia. Avto…
20-07-2020

GRANTS: Georgia Supports Two International Coproductions

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 202,898 EUR / 700,000 GEL for the coproduction of two International feature films to be directed by Dover Kosashvili and Elene Naveriani.
17-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Tato Kotetishvili Preps Holy Electricity

TBILISI: Georgian director/cinematographer Tato Kotetishvili is in preproduction with his first feature film Holy Electricity. The filming is planned for the autumn of 2021 in Tbilisi. The producers of the…
17-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Field in Production

TBILISI: Georgian director Lasha Tskvitinidze’s second feature film Field was presented at Karlovy Vary’s Eastern Promises Works in Progress online session on 6 July 2020. The producers are seeking additional…
07-07-2020

Georgian Cinemas Start to Reopen

TBILISI: Cinemas in Georgia will reopen in August, after three months of inactivity. Entertainment and cultural facilities in Georgia have been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 epidemic. From…
02-07-2020

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Short Fiction Film Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 116,759 EUR / 396,982 GEL for the production of seven short fiction films directed by Irine Jordania, Nino Tsikaridze, Mikheil Kvirikadze, Nika Gabunia,…
19-06-2020

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Zviad Eliziani Manager Batumi International Film Festival

Zviad Eliziani shares with us the challenges the festival faces due to the COVID-19 pandemic and why he is determined the festival should go ahead as a live event. BIAFF…
10-06-2020

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Archil Khetaguri Director of CinéDOC-Tbilisi Film Festival

Archil Khetaguri talks about the tough decisions he faced when the COVID-19 crisis forced him to postpone CinéDOC-Tbilisi, which was scheduled for 23-27 April. He also discusses the creative possibilities…
29-05-2020

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Grants for Documentary Production

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 135,402 EUR / 473,908 GEL for the production of six documentary films to be directed by Tornike Bziava, Givi (Beso) Odisharia, Khvicha…
29-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Merab Kokochashvili in Production with Terzo Mondo

TBILISI: The venerated Georgian film director Merab Kokochashvili is currently in production with his feature film Terzo Mondo. His 1967 film Great Green Valley / Didi Mcvane Veli (1967) is…
26-05-2020

FESTIVALS: Batumi Adds Covid Section

BATUMI: The 15th edition of Georgia’s Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (BIAFF) has announced that it will add a special section “COVIDEO” to the 2020 festival taking place 13 –…
07-05-2020

GRANTS: Georgia Announces 2020 Feature Film Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 434,750 EUR / 1,499,888 GEL for the production of three feature films to be directed by Bakur Bakuradze, Nana (Nino) Djordjadze and…
30-04-2020

SOFA 2020 Tbilisi Workshop Online

TBILISI: The SOFA 2020 Tbilisi workshop will be held online from 25 to 30 April 2020.
09-04-2020