PRODUCTION: Estonian/Georgian Tangerines in Preproduction

Tangerines, an Estonian/Georgian coproduction directed by Zaza Urushadze, is in preproduction for a spring 2011 location shoot taking place primarily in Georgia with some additional filming days in Estonia. The…
02-12-2010

Georgia Spotlights Coproduction at Molodist

Tamar Tatishvili, Director of the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC, www.filmcenter.ge), will be a key speaker at the presentation on the financing of Georgian films during the Molodist Film Festival's…
31-10-2010

Georgia Announces New Screenplay Competition

The Georgian National Film Center (www.gnfc.ge) has announced a new Best Screenplay competition which takes place in cooperation with the literary Gala awards. The screenplay competition will join six other…
27-10-2010

Georgia Opens Documentary and Short Film Grants

The Georgian National Film Center (www.gnfc.ge) has announced its national competition for financing documentary and short animated films for 2011 production. The grants will support national film production on the…
24-10-2010

FNE Focus: Georgian Call for Financing Foreign Coproductions

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.
17-10-2010

Georgia chooses Street Days for Oscar bid

Georgia has selected the film Street Days directed by Levan Koguashvili as the country's entry for the Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Award.
06-10-2010

FNE Focus: International Success of Georgian Filmmakers

The history of the success of Georgian Cinema dates back to the late 1920s, when a group of filmmakers made films which went on to become classics of Georgian Cinema.…
01-10-2010

FNE Focus: Georgian Film Production and Releases

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…
01-10-2010

FNE Focus: Interview with GNFC Director Tamara Tatishvili

"Georgian film is a strange phenomenon. It is special, philosophically bright, sophisticated and at the same time childishly pure and innocent. There is everything in it that can make me…
29-09-2010

FNE Focus: News from Georgia

TBILISI: Street Days by Levan Koguashvili sold to Russia, Canada and USA
29-09-2010

FNE Focus: Georgian Films at International Festivals

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…
29-09-2010

FNE Focus: Film Festivals in Georgia

Batumi International Art-house Film FestivalBatumi 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…
29-09-2010

FNE Focus: Georgian Film Week in London

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.
29-09-2010

FNE Focus: GNFC Announces Competition on Financing Production of Full-length Feature Film for 2011

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.
28-09-2010

FNE Georgian Cinema Focus: A Proud History Reborn

In recent years Georgian cinema has been witnessing a period of rebirth and revival. Yet another generation of filmmakers emerged, and the directors who stopped making films in the 1990s…
27-09-2010 m

FNE Focus: Georgian Cinema Today

Georgian cinema has a long and distinguished history but it has also become in recent years a vital new source of young European filmmaking talent and an important partner for…
27-09-2010 m

International Success of Georgian Filmmakers

Georgian filmmakers have a long history of international success. Most recently we have "Street Days", by Levan Koguashvili, released in 2010, was nominated for the best feature film competition program…
15-09-2010 m

Tbilisi Hosts Pitch.Doc

Pitch.Doc, a documentary pitching session which will take place 8-10 December during the 11th Tbilisi film festival (www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge), is open for project submissions. The event is a two-day training session…
13-09-2010