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

FNE TV: Vladimer Katcharava head of 20 Steps Productions

FNE spoke to Georgian producer Vladimer Katcharava who heads the Tbilisi based production outfit 20 Steps about shooting films in Georgia and his work as a coproducer on Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s…
31-10-2014

The President Boosts Georgia as Shooting Location

TBILISI: Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s new film The President, which was shot in Georgia with Georgian actors, was praised for its gritty and realistic action and location work and has given a…
24-10-2014

FNE at BIAFF 2014: Winners of the 9th Batumi International ArtHouse FF

BATUMI: The 9th Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (BIAFF) held in Batumi 14-21 September 2014 gave its Grand Prix to Lenny Abrahamson for his comedy Frank (UK/Ireland, 2014) that had…
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Batumi Film Festival Kicks Off

BATUMI: The Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (BIAFF) which started on Sunday, it is being held in the Georgian city Batumi from the 14-21 September 2014.
15-09-2014

Georgia Plans 2015 Calls for Funding

TBLISI: The Gerogian National Film Center will announce 2015 production contests in five categories.
07-08-2014

GRANTS: Georgian Animation Grants Announced

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Fund (GNFC) has announced the winners of the competition for grants national development finance for animated short films. GNFC allotted 10,568EUR/25,000GEL for five out of…
25-07-2014

Artcam Picks up KVIFF Winner

PRAGUE: Czech art house distribution company Artcam has acquired Corn Island, the grand prize winner of the Karlovy Vary film festival (KVIFF).
15-07-2014

FNE speaks to Georgain multiplex operator David Mirtskhulava

Film New Europe met David Mirtskhulava This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Executive Manager of distribution for the only Georgian chain of multiplexes.
10-06-2014

FNE Cannes Producers Workshop 2014: Anna Khazaradze

Film New Europe has teamed up with the upcoming Cannes Marche Du Film and the Producers Workshop to promote Central and Eastern European producers during Cannes.
13-05-2014