CinExpress Releases First Electronic Cinema Magazine

TBILISI: The Cinema platform CinExpress, with the financial support of the Georgian National Film Center, has published an electronic cinema magazine, which is already available to a mass audience free…
01-02-2022

GRANTS: Georgia's GNFC Announces Grants for Feature Film Projects

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 429,411 EUR / 1,460,000 GEL for the production of full-length feature films to 3 projects. The features are to be directed by…
31-01-2022

FNE Podcast: Mariam Kandelaki: Georgian Animators Association

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke with Mariam Kandelaki, Founder of the Georgian Animators Association (Saqanima), and animation film director and producer.
15-12-2021

FNE Podcast: Levan Koguashvili, Georgian Film Director

FNE correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke with Levan Koguashvili, award winning Georgian film director, about the challenges he has faced as a film director during the pandemic, as well about his…
14-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: Otar’s Death Wins Best Feature Film Award

TBILISI: Otar's Death by Georgian director Soso Bliadze was awarded best feature film at the 22nd edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival. The festival ran from 5 to 12…
13-12-2021

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Grants for Feature Film Scripts

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 13,098 EUR / 46,500 GEL to six projects for the creation of a full-length feature film script. The awarded scriptwriters are Maka…
10-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: Winter Blues

TBILISI: Georgian writer/director Tamaz (Tazo) Narimanidze’s debut feature Winter Blues, screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online…
07-12-2021

Salome Jashi's Taming the Garden Opens in German and Swiss Cinemas

TBILISI: Salome Jashi’s documentary film Taming the Garden debuted in cinemas in Germany and Switzerland on 2 December 2021. The film was shortlisted for this year's European Film Awards.
06-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?

TBILISI: The German/Georgian coproduction What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? by Alexander Koberidze screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International…
03-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: Otar's Death

TBILISI: Georgian director Ioseb Bliadze’s debut feature film Otar’s Death screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online…
03-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: Brighton 4th

TBILISI: Brighton 4th, the third feature film by Levan Koguashvili, screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online…
02-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: Father

TBILISI: Srđan Golubović's social drama Father / Otac / Oče screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online…
01-12-2021

FNE Podcast: Guram Ghonghadze: Programme Coordinator of Tbilisi IFF

FNE's Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Guram Ghonghadze, programme coordinator of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, about the 22nd edition of the Tbilisi IFF in Georgia,…
30-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi Film Festival 2021 Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Nine titles have been selected for the Georgian Full-length Fictions Competition of the 22nd edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which will take place in person 5 –…
26-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi International Animation Festival 2021 Announces Winners

TBILISI: Mom by France-based director Kajika Aki Ferrazzini was awarded the Grand Prize at the 4th edition of the Tbilisi International Animation Festival, which was finally held in a hybrid…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Svaneti Residence Announces Participants

TBILISI: Six young Georgian directors are participating in the first edition of the Svaneti International Film Festival's script development residence, which will last for 20 days. The directors are working…
09-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Viennale 2021: Mariam Shatberashvili, Producer of What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke in Vienna with Mariam Shatberashvili, who works for DFFB, about the challenges she has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as…
29-10-2021

FESTIVALS: TIAF 2021 Announces Lineup and Dates for Hybrid Edition

TBILISI: The 4th edition of the Tbilisi International Animation Festival is finally taking place in a hybrid format from 30 October to 2 November 2021, in compliance with the state…
28-10-2021

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Irine Jordania in Production with Debut Feature Air Blue Silk

TBILISI: Georgian director/writer Irine Jordania is currently in production with her debut feature Air Blue Silk. The cinematographer is Giorgi Shvelidze, whose work on Namme directed by Zaza Khalvashi and…
19-10-2021

Kino Lorber Acquires US Rights to Georgian Oscar Entry Brighton 4th

TBILISI: Kino Lorber has acquired US rights to Brighton 4th directed by Levan Koguashvili and lensed by Oscar nominated cinematographer Phedon Papamichael. The film has recently been announced as Georgia’s…
18-10-2021