GRANTS: Georgia Announces Grants for Short Animation Films

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 88,064 EUR / 273,000 GEL for the production of four short animation films to be directed by Teimuraz Sikharulidze, Tsotne Rusishvili, Archil Kukhianidze…
22-10-2019

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producer Tekla Machavariani

TBILISI: Tekla Machavariani from Nushi Film has been selected to participate in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme for documentary film producers, which kicks off at the 23rd edition of the…
17-10-2019

PRODUCTION: Levan Tutberidze Shoots Georgian/Dutch The Resting Samurai

TBILISI: Georgian film director Levan Tutberidze has started shooting his new feature film The Resting Samurai as a coproduction of Georgia and the Netherlands.
11-10-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Zaza Khalvashi Starts Shooting Rain on Two Sides

TBILISI: Georgian director Zaza Khalvashi will begin shooting his new feature film Rain on Two Sides in mid-October 2019. His latest Georgian/Lithuanian coproduction Namme, which had its international premiere at…
10-10-2019

FNE at BIAFF 2019: Let There Be Light Wins the Batumi International Art House Film Festival 2019

BATUMI: The Slovak/Czech coproduction Let There Be Light directed by Marko Škop was awarded Grand Prix in the Feature Film International Competition of the Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival (15-22…
23-09-2019 m

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Documentary Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 120,000 EUR / 360,000 GEL for the production of seven documentaries chosen from among 35 projects.
13-09-2019

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2019 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Ten titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15-22 September 2019).
09-09-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Eco Doc The Other Neighbors In Postproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Nika Tsiklauri is in postproduction with The Other Neighbors, an observational documentary filmed in the capital of Georgia and commissioned by The German Society for International Cooperation…
03-09-2019

BIAFF Industry Platform Alternative Wave Announces Selected Projects For 2019 Edition

BATUMI: Eight projects have been selected for the industry platform Alternative Wave of the 2019 Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15-22 September 2019). The industry programme is set to…
30-08-2019

Interview with Nino Kirtadze: Support From Eurimages Is Vital For Georgian Cinema

TBILISI: Film director, screenwriter, journalist and actress Nino Kirtadze, the new representative of Georgia in Eurimages, spoke with Film New Europe about the importance of Eurimages support for Georgian coproductions…
20-08-2019

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Georgia Selects Shindisi for Oscar Bid

TBILISI: Dito Tsintsadze's Shindisi has been selected as Georgia’s entry for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ award in the best international feature film category. 
02-08-2019

PRODUCTION: Thai / Georgian Coproduction Currently Shooting in Georgia

TBILISI: The TV series Doubleman is currently shooting in Georgia under the Film in Georgia programme. The series is a Thai / Georgian coproduction between the Thai company Kanthana Motion…
29-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Fast and Furious 9 to Be Partially Shot in Georgia

TBILISI: Fast and Furious 9 directed by Justin Lin and starring Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez will be partially filmed in Georgia in August 2019. Enkeny Films is servicing.
24-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Doc Dead Souls’ Vacation in Postproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Ekaterine Chelidze is in postproduction with Dead Souls’ Vacation, a long documentary that she shot in Georgia in 2018. The film is produced by Konstantine Kalandadze and…
23-07-2019

Interview with Gaga Chkheidze, Head of the Georgian National Film Center

TBILISI: FNE spoke with Gaga Chkheidze, the new director of the Georgian National Film Center, about his goals and the challenges facing Georgian cinema.
22-07-2019

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Low Budget Feature Film and Debut Feature Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 149,786 EUR / 449,359 GEL for the production of three low budget feature films directed by Giorgi Barabadze, Ekaterine Chelidze and Giorgi Ovashvili.…
12-07-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Lasha Tskvitinidze in Preproduction with Field

TBILISI: Georgian director Lasha Tskvitinidze is currently in preproduction with his second feature film Field. His first feature film I Am Beso was considered by many Georgian film critics as…
11-06-2019

FNE at Cannes 2019: Georgian Cinema in Cannes

This is the fourteenth time that the Georgian National Film Centre (GNFC) will present the Georgian film industry pavilion at the Marche du Film this year - #103, Village International…
19-05-2019

PRODUCTION: Tatia Skhirtladze Shoots Austrian/Georgian/Serbian Documentary

TBILISI: Georgian artist/director Tatia Skhirtladze has started shooting her long documentary The Encounter with co-director Anna Khazaradze as a coproduction between Austria, Georgia and Serbia.
14-05-2019

PRODUCTION: Georgian Doc Roma and the Camel Man in Postproduction

TBILISI: Georgian director Irakli Metreveli is in postproduction with Roma and the Camel Man, a long documentary that he shot in Georgia from 2017 to 2019. The film is produced …
13-05-2019