10-12-2012

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2012: Tbilisi Prize Winners

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Loving Loving

TBILISI: Polish director Slawomir Fabicki took home the Golden Prometheus, the top award of the international competition, at the 13th Tbilisi International Film Festival (www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge) for his film Loving.  Georgian director Giorgy Parajanov took home the Silver Prometheus award for Best Director for the Georgian Czech and Russian coproduction Everybody’s Gone.

In the Georgian Panorama competition section the prize for Best Georgian film went to The Machine Which Makes Everything Disappear directed by Tinatin Gurchiani.  The film will get to participate in the Gothenburg International Film Festival, January in 2013.

The awards ceremony was held on 8 December in Cinema Amirani in Tbilisi.

List of Prize Winners

International Competition:

Best Film

Loving (Poland)
Director: Sławomir Fabicki
Production: Odeon Rybarczyk Productions (www.odeon.com.pl)

Best diretor: Giorgy Parajanov for Everybody's Gone

Everybody's Gone / Russia, Georgia, Czech Republic
Production/world sales: Atlantic Film Company (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
The film is produced by Atlantic Films ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) who are also handling international sales. It is coproduced by Georgian Films based in Tbilisi, and Barrandov Studios (www.barrandov.cz).

Special Mention:

Children Of Sarajeevo directed by Aida Begic

Keep Smiling directed by Rusudan Chkonia

Georgia, France, Luxemburg
Production: Nike Studio (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) Agat Films and CIE Ex Nihilo
Supported by the Georgian National Film Center, Georgian Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection.
 

Short Film Competition: Parajanov Prize

Best Short Film

 Watermelon directed by Tato Kotetishvili

Special Mention:

Black Mulberry directed by Gabriel Razmadz

Georgian Panorama Competition:

Best Georgian Film

The Machine which makes everything disappear directed by Tinatin Gurchiani

Production: Althea Ltd (www.alethea-events.com)
International sales: International sales: Deckert Distribution
www.deckert-distribution.com