FNE KVIFF Coproduction Event Case Study: Corn Island

KARLOVY VARY: George Ovashvili's astonishing psychological drama is one of the three case studies presented at the FNE Coproduction Event on Wednesday 8 July in Karlovy Vary.
30-06-2015

Successful Opening for Georgian/Estonian Coproduction in Greece

TBILISI: Zaza Urushadze’s Tangerines sold 3,880 tickets in Greece in its first week.
11-06-2015

PRODUCTION: The Naked Wraps Shooting

TBILISI: Georgian director Nino Basilia’s debut feature, The Naked, which has just wrapped a 27 day shoot, is a social drama about a mother desperately trying to get to the…
09-06-2015

Georgia’s 20 Steps and UK F&ME Team up on Three-Pic Deal

TBILISI: Tbilisi-based 20 Steps Productions and Caucasian Film Service are partnering with UK production house Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME) to shoot three films in 2015-2016.
19-05-2015

OBITUARY: Georgian Director Rezo Chkheidze

TBILISI: Acclaimed Georgian director/screenwriter Rezo Chkheidze died on 3 May 2015. He was 88 years old.
04-05-2015

Obituary: Georgian Actor Kote Tolordava

TBILISI: Georgian actor Kote Tolordava (36) was found dead in a hotel in Moscow on 11 April 2015.
13-04-2015

Obituary: Georgian Actor and Filmmaker Otar Koberidze

TBILISI: Famous Georgian actor, director and screenwriter Otar Koberidze passed away at the age of 90. Born in 1924, Otar Koberidze graduated from the Rustaveli State Theatre Institute, known today…
12-03-2015

Georgia Joins Creative Europe Programme

TBILISI: Georgian Minister of Culture and Monument Protection Mikheil Giorgadze and the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics have signed an Agreement on Georgian participation in…
02-03-2015

PRODUCTION: Mariam Khatchvani Preps Dede

TBILISI: Mariam Khatchvani is in preparation with Dede and she plans to start shooting in mid-September 2015. Vladimer Katcharava is producing.
27-02-2015

Georgia to Open Documentary Grants Contest

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Centre will allot approximately 121,000 EUR / 300,000 GEL for long and short documentaries in 2015.
23-02-2015

FNE at Berlinale 2015: Georgian Film in Berlin

My Happy Family, a new project by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross produced by Georgia’s Polare Film is among 36 feature film projects from 28 countries selected for the 12th…
08-02-2015

PRODUCTION: George Ovashvili Develops Khibula

TBILISI: Acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter George Ovashvili plans to shoot his next project, Khibula, at the end of 2015. He is now in the financing stage.
02-02-2015

FESTIVALS: Corn Island Wins Best Film Award at the Trieste Film Festival

TRIESTE: George Ovashvili's meditative drama Corn Island was awarded Best Film in the feature film competition of the 26th Trieste Film Festival, while the Danish/Polish coproduction Something Better to Come…
26-01-2015

FNE IDF Doc Bloc: IDF Supporting Georgian Filmmaker

IDF is using its platform to garner financial support for ailing Georgian filmmaker Temo Tsava.
19-12-2014

FNE Country Report 2014: Georgia

Georgian cinema is on the rise with films selected in Berlin, Cannes and Venice in 2014, and an Estonian/Georgian coproduction, Tangerines (produced by Estonia’s Allfilm and Georgia’s Cinema24) nominated for…
18-12-2014

FESTIVALS: I am Beso Wins National Competition at Tbilisi IFF 2014

TBILISI: The 15th Tbilisi IFF handed out its Golden Prometheus for Best Film to Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy for Tribe at its closing ceremony on 6 December 2014.
08-12-2014

FESTIVALS: Neighbors Wins Best Pitch at Tbilisi Industry Days

TBILISI: The Tbilisi IFF’s first Tbilisi Industry Days opened on Wednesday, 3 December 2014, with pitches of 15 feature length film projects from Georgian filmmakers, and the top prize going…
04-12-2014

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi IFF 2014 Opens with The President

TBILISI: The 15th Tbilisi International Film Festival will open on 1 December 2014 with The President shot in Georgia by Mohsen Makhmalbaf, who will present the film.
24-11-2014

PRODUCTION: Otar Iosseliani Shoots Winter Song

TBILISI: Winter Song/Chant d'hiver, the new feature of the acclaimed Otar Iosseliani, is moving to France for filming in December following shooting in Georgia 16 - 24 October 2014.
21-11-2014

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2014: Ablabuda Film to Bow with The Button

COTTBUS: Georgian production company Ablabuda Film, which was launched in 2013, is in preparation with its first film The Button (working title) directed by Alexander Kviria to be shot in…
12-11-2014