FNE at Berlinale 2016: Georgian National Film Center Presents Georgia’s new Cash Rebate in Berlin

Georgia celebrates 11 years of cooperation with the Berlinale this year. This year the Georgian National Film Centre will be presenting a new component of the governmental programme "Shoot in…
14-02-2016

Georgia Gives Grants to Animated Shorts

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center gave 54,000 EUR / 150,000 GEL for the production of two short animated films for children.
11-02-2016

Emmy Winner to Finish Documentary in Georgia

TBILISI: Emmy winner, American director and artist James Higginson, is about to finish his documentary Devout about Georgian monks. He also plans to shoot an experimental feature, The Road to…
03-02-2016

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Debut Feature Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center allotted 222,519 EUR/ 600,000 GEL for the production of two debut features in 2016.
29-01-2016

Georgia Set to Encourage Film Industry

TBILISI: Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will officially present the 'Film in Georgia' programme in Tbilisi on 26 January 2016, as the state is set to encourage the movie industry…
26-01-2016

The Summer of Frozen Fountains Hits Georgian and Estonian Cinemas

TBILISI: The Summer of Frozen Fountains by Georgian director Vano Burduli will be released in Georgia and Estonia on 21 January 2016.
21-01-2016

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Feature Production Grants

TBILISI: New projects by Levan Koghuashvili, Rusudan Chkonia and George Ovashvili received production support from the Georgian National Film Center beginning of 2016.
12-01-2016

Georgia Launches Cash Rebate System

TBILISI: Georgia officially launched its tax incentives programme which will go into operation at the beginning of 2016. It will offer a 20% cash rebate of qualified expenditure with an…
18-12-2015

FNE Country Report 2015: Georgia

Georgia faced two important events in 2015 - it joined the Creative Europe Programme at the end of February 2015 and introduced its first tax rebate law, which will start…
15-12-2015

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Project Development Grants

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Center will allot project development grants totaling 28,583 EUR / 75,000 GEL to five features films. They include new projects by George Ovashvili, Rusudan Chkonia and…
14-12-2015

Georgia Announces Script Development Grants

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Centre will grant 46,229 EUR /120,000 GEL for the script development of eight feature films dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Georgia.
11-12-2015

FESTIVALS: Motherland Wins Tbilisi Festival

TBILISI: Motherland directed by Senem Tüzen won the Golden Prometheus for Best Film at the 16th Tbilisi International Film Festival which concluded on 6 December 2015. Solomon directed by Zaza…
08-12-2015

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi Festival Opens with Moira

TBILISI: The 16th Tbilisi International Film Festival will open on 30 November 2015 with a premiere of the Georgian film by Levan Tutberidze Moira produced by Cinetech Film. The festival…
30-11-2015

PRODUCTION: Mariam Khatchvani Shoots Dede

TBILISI: Mariam Khatchvani is in production with her debut feature, Dede. The first part of shooting took place in autumn 2015 and winter shooting is set for January 2016. The…
27-11-2015

Georgia to Finalise Cash Rebate Law End of November

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Center (GNFC) will have a cash rebate law by the end of November 2015 that will provide a 20 percent rebate of the qualifying expenses and…
13-11-2015

FNE at Connecting Cottbus: Venice

COTTBUS: Georgian writer/director/producer Rusudan Chkonia’s lingering problems with purchasing a new flat inspire her black comedy Venice, which was pitched at Connecting Cottbus on 5 November 2015. The project won…
06-11-2015

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Script Development Funds for Comedies and Children Films

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center allotted 22,841.7 EUR / 60,000 GEL for the script development of six comedies and children’s feature films.
05-11-2015

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Coproduction Grants

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Centre allotted 341,769 EUR / 900,000 GEL to three majority feature coproductions directed by Revaz Gigineishvili, Dimitri Tsintsadze and George Ovashvili, but the latter refused the…
03-11-2015

FESTIVALS: Slovak Comeback Wins Georgian CineDOC Festival

TBILISI: The Slovak film Comeback directed by Miro Remo won the main prize of the international competition at the first CineDoc IDFF at the awards ceremony on 24 October 2015.
28-10-2015

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi Ready to Kick Off

TBILISI: The 3rd edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the only International Documentary Film Festival in the Caucasus, will take place from 21 to 25 October 2015.
21-10-2015