Georgian-Baltic Pitch Panel Opens Call For Project Application

TBILISI: Tbilisi International Film Festival's Industry Platform is calling directors and producers to submit their projects to the international pitching forum Georgian-Baltic Bridge, which will be held online 30 November…
21-10-2020

Zako and Living Book Win Annecy-Tbilisi Animation Pitching Workshop

TBILISI: The inaugural Annecy-Tbilisi animation film pitching workshop handed out awards to two projects: Zako by Susana Khachatryan and The Living Book by Mindia Arabuli.
19-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Natia Nikolashvili Preps Full Length Animation Igi

TBILISI: Georgian director Natia Nikolashvili is currently in pre-production with her first full length animated feature film Igi. The animation is produced by Vladimer Katcharava through 20 Steps Productions. The…
16-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Filmmaker Nana Djordjadze In Production with Forced Migration of the Butterflies

TBILISI: The notable Georgian film director, scriptwriter and actress Nana Djordjadze is currently in production with her feature film Forced Migration of the Butterflies. The first shoot of the four-season…
15-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Nika Tsiklauri In Production With The Five Views Of The Caucasus

TBILISI: Georgian film director Nika Tsiklauri is currently in production with his long documentary The Five Views of the Caucasus, a 90 minute documentary film on the topics of culture,…
15-10-2020

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Grants for Animated Films

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 17, 082 EUR / 64, 061 GEL for the production of five short animations to be directed by Mamuka Tkeshelashvili, Lili Dadiani, Paata…
12-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Tornike Bziava In Production with Higher Up Is Tazo

TBILISI: Georgian director Tornike Bziava is currently completing production on his long documentary Higher up is Tazo. The first shoot took place in Tbilisi in August 2017. The project is…
08-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Alexander Koridze In Production With Atonal Glow

TBILISI: Georgian director Alexander Koridze is currently in production with his long documentary Atonal Glow. The first shoot started in Tbilisi in July 2019. The project is funded by the…
07-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Iranian/Norwegian Sunless Shadows Wins CineDOC-Tbilisi

TBILISI: The 8th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, which started on 30 August 2020, ended with the announcement of the winning films on 30 September. The festival is organised by the Noosfera…
01-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Kutaisi ISFF 2020 Announces Lineup

KUTAISI: Fifteen films have been selected for the main competition of the inaugural edition of the Kutaisi International Short Film Festival, which will take place from 3 to 7 November…
25-09-2020

FNE INTERVIEW: Georgian Producers' Working Group on Production Regulations

TBILISI: FNE speaks with the six-member Georgian producers’ working group on production regulations regarding the serious problems that the Covid-19 crisis has created for the Georgian film industry, production and…
24-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Veteran Georgian Director Akaki Shanshiashvili Preps Winter’s Sorrow

TBILISI: Georgian director Akaki Shanshiashvili is currently in preproduction with the feature film Winter's Sorrow, based on the novels of famous Georgian writer Revaz Inanishvili. The film is produced by…
22-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Ekaterine Chelidze Preps No More

TBILISI: Georgian director Ekaterine (Keko) Chelidze is currently in pre-production with her first feature fiction film No More. The shooting is planned for the spring of 2021. The project was…
22-09-2020

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2020 Postponed

BATUMI: The 2020 Batumi International Art house Film Festival has been postponed until October due to the deterioration of the pandemic situation in the region. The management of the BAIFF…
11-09-2020

FNE INTERVIEW: Mariam Kandelaki, Founder of Georgian Animators Association

TBILISI: Georgia has made an effort to develop animation projects over the past decade, after 20 fallow years, finding some recent success at international festivals. FNE spoke with Mariam Kandelaki,…
09-09-2020

FESTIVALS: BIAFF Industry Platform Alternative Wave 2020

TBILISI: The BIAFF's industry platform Alternative Wave will take place during the festival, which runs 16-20 September 2020. The main focus of the 2020 Alternative Wave is to develop low…
04-09-2020

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2020 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Nine titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival, running 13-20 September 2020.
02-09-2020

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary FF Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Eight titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 8th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…
31-08-2020

Annecy Calls for Georgian Animation Film Projects

TBILISI: The Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Film Center Georgian Film-Abkhazeti and “Saqanima” Georgian Animators Association, with the support of the French Institute of Georgia and the Georgian National Film…
17-08-2020

FESTIVALS: Application Open for First Edition of Kutaisi International Short FF in Georgia

KUTAISI: Applications are open for the first edition of the Kutaisi International Short Film Festival, which will take place from 3 to 7 November 2020 in partnership with the Georgian…
04-08-2020