FNE TV: Director Georgian National Film Centre: Nana Janelidze

FNE spoke to Nana Janelidze about her first year as director of the Georgian National Film Centre and what she sees as the priority directions for the development of the…

GNFC Announces Documentary Grants Competition

TBILISI: A total of 31 projects for short and long documentaries have been submitted to the grants contest launched by the Georgian National Film Centre. Approximately 82,800 EUR/200,000 GEL are…

Speak Out Wins Georgian UN Competition

TBILISI: Speak Out, a documentary produced by NGO Art Film Studio, received the prize of 39,365 EUR/95,000 GEL from the UN Women organisation and the Georgian National Film Centre.

Georgian Mini EAVE Accepting Applications

TBLISIS: The Georgian National Film Center and EAVE have announced a call for applications for developing Georgian film projects and scripts.

Georgian animation projects sought

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has announced a competition for animated short films. Winning projects will be eligible for support from this development program.

Private sector joins Georgian film funding

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has announced the first joint public-private partnership in film funding, aimed at supporting exceptional local film production. TBC Bank will contribute to the financing…

Georgia Announces European Coproduction Competition Results

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Centre has announced the results of the first round of the competition for funding of European coproductions with Georgian participation.

FNE at Berlinale 2014: FORUM: Blind Dates

BERLIN: Levan Koguashvili made his feature debut with Street Days which was a hit on the festival circuit. With the accomplished Blind Dates he stakes his claim as perhaps the…
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FNE at Berlinale 2014: Georgian Films in Berlin

Georgian films in the programs of the Berlin International Film Festival

Georgia Country Report 2013

PRODUCTIONA total of 30 films were produced in Georgia in 2012 and 2013.

Georgia Opens Coproduction Funding Applications

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center is accepting applications for funding for film coproductions.

Ovashvili Going into Postproduction with Corn Island

TBILISI: The acclaimed Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili plans an April 2014 completion date for Corn Island which is finishing a two-part shoot.

FNE at Tbilisi IFF: Disorder wins at Tbilisi

TBILISI: The 14th edition of Tbilisi IFF 2-8 December 2013 awarded its main prize to the Georgian film Disorder directed by Archil Kavtaradze, produced by Windmill Production. The jury of…

FESTIVALS: Ten Films Compete at Tbilisi IFF 2013

TBILISI: Georgia reaches to some of the farthest corners of Europe for the international competition at the 14th Tbilisi IFF, running 2-8 December 2013.

UK Georgian coproduction focuses on legendary leader of post-Soviet transition

JIHLAVA: The Georgian UK doc coproduction The Patriarch takes an intimate look at one of the last living leaders who appeared as opponent of Soviet oppression and went on to…

Nana Janelidze, Head of the Georgian National Film Center

FNE spoke to Nana Janelidze, appointed to run the Georgian National Film Center in March 2013, about her goals for restoring cinemas and moving ahead with the development of Georgian…

FNE at BIAFF 2013: Norway Takes Two Top Awards at Georgian Festival

BATUMI: The 8th Batumi International Art-house Film Festival held in Batumi 15-22 September 2013 gave its Grand Prix to the Norwegian/German/Iraqi film Before Snowfall. The Danish/Norwegian/British film Act of Killing…

FNE at Batumi FF 2013:Ten Features to Compete for Batumi IAFF

BATUMI: The 8th Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15 - 22 September 2013) will have three competitive sections and also non-competitive sections such as Georgian Panorama, Music World, Meet…

Georgian Comedy Blind Dates Sold by Films Boutique

TBILISI: Levan Koguashvili's Blind Dates, which won the works-in-progress prize at Karlovy Vary this summer, is being repped by Germany's Films Boutique as it head to the Toronto IFF for…

FESTIVALS: Michał Bogucki on the International Animation Fest Nikozi

NIKOZI: The third International Animation FF Nikozi in Georgia will start on 2 September and run for six days at the Archbishop's Palace in Nikozi. The young, yet extremely vibrant…