TBILISI: Street Days by Levan Koguashvili sold to Russia, Canada and USA
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 feature films from Georgia. Student films were filmed in frames of “Summer Film School” an educational project financed by GNFC in 2008-2009, which aimed at training and developing professional skills of Georgian film students.
Batumi International Art-house Film Festival
Batumi 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 the important cultural events in the country.
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.
An important part of the programme is devoted to reviewing the participants' film projects before investigating the perspectives opened by the 3D production. All details on http://www.digiprodchallenge.net/
Date and place: 25 to 27 November 2010 in Potsdam (Germany).Registration deadline: 4 October 2010.Fee: 400 Euro, including accommodation and meals. Travel to Potsdam not included. Seven participants from the 12 new EU member states or from Croatia are eligible for a full scholarship covering travel and subsistence expenses.
The Film New Europe Visgrad Prix recognizes the feature and documentary films of the Central European region, promotes mutual cultural understanding and promotes professional co-operations international co-productions.
TBILISI: The key document providing the framework of state support to filmmaking is the Georgian Law on State support to Georgian National Cinematography (dated 5 December 2000).
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.
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.
WARSAW: Film New Europe together with the International Visegrad Fund has announced a new prize to for best feature and best documentary co-production from a Visegrad country. The prize is being awarded to recognize the artistic achievements of filmmakers in the Visegrad countries and to encourage cultural co-operation between partners within Visegrad countries and partners in other European countries of the European Union. The competitive prize is organized together with the support of CinePecs International Film Festival (www.cinepecs.hu) in Hungary, International Bratislava Film Festival (www.iffbratislava.sk) in Slovakia, Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (www.dokument-festival.cz) in the Czech Republic and Era New Horizons International Film Festival (www.enh.pl) in Poland and Film Europe (www.kinocz.cz).
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