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TBILISI: Georgian director Otar Shamatava is in postproduction with Ursus, a Ukrainian/ Georgian/German/ Bulgarian coproduction that he shot in Georgia after a long break.

TBILISI: The acclaimed Georgian director Zaza Urushadze is currently in postproduction with his new feature film Anton, a coproduction between Georgia, the Ukraine and the USA, expected to premiere in a festival in the winter of 2018 or spring of 2019.

TBILISI: Directors Dato Abramishvili and Giorgi Gogichaishvili are currently in preproduction with their debut feature Inga, which will be a coproduction between Georgia, Luxembourg and Lithuania set for shooting in September 2018.

TBILISI: Ten Georgian long and short documentaries received 150,000 EUR / 420,000 GEL from the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC).

TBILISI: The Georgian short animated film Geno has been sold to Japan, Korea, France, Spain and the United States.

TBILISI: Simon Lereng Wilmont's film The Distant Barking of Dogs won the main award of the international competition of the 6th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the first international documentary film festival in the Caucasus, which concluded on 8 May 2018.

TBILISI: Three Georgian debut feature films received 340,00 EUR in grants from the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC). Twenty projects participated in the competition.

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has announced development grants for 12 feature film projects.

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Center distributed 360,925 EUR / 1.1 m GEL for the production of three international coproductions directed by Levan Tutberidze, Tinatin Kajrishvili and Stefan Tolz.

TBILISI: Georgia had a great year with more awards at international festivals and more attention given to Georgian films. Georgian cinema days were held in London, Kiev and Peru, and Georgia was a Focus Country at the 2017 International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film.

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