01-10-2010

FNE Focus: Georgian Film Production and Releases

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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 Center.

Among the most successful recently produced feature films are "Tbilisi-Tbilisi", by Levan Zakareishvili, received 390,000 GEL of state subsidy. "Street Days" directed by Levan Koguashvili, received 500,000 GEL of state subsidy, "The Other Bank" directed by George Ovashvili, received 550,000 GEL of state subsidy, "Three Houses" directed by Zaza Urushadze, received 696,000 GEL of state subsidy.

In 2009 Georgia produced the number of animated, shorts and documentaries as well as participated in the co-productions with France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Spain and Azerbaijan.