GRANTS: Georgia Announces Short Film Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 157,812 EUR / 505,000 GEL for the production of 14 short fiction films. A total of 46 projects have been submitted.
24-11-2017

First Dolby Atmos Multiplex Opens in Tbilisi

TBILISI: The first Dolby Atmos system cinema in Georgia will open in Tbilisi on 30 November 2017. The six screen Cavea Galleria Tbilisi with 700 seats will be the fifth…
23-11-2017

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi Film Festival Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Ten debut features will compete for the Golden Prometheus (for best film) and Silver Prometheus (for best director) in the main competition of the 18th Tbilisi Film Festival. The…
23-11-2017

PRODUCTION: International Coproduction Girls of the Sun Shoots in Georgia

TBILISI : The French/Belgian/Georgian/Swiss coproduction Girls of the Sun directed by Eva Husson, is currently shooting in Georgia. Golshifteh Farahani and Emmanuelle Bercot play the main characters. Elle Driver is…
03-11-2017

PRODUCTION: Eurimages-Supported Georgian Debut Film Shoots in Tbilisi

TBILISI: Uta Beria’s debut feature Negative Numbers, the first Georgian/French/Italian coproduction, is currently shooting in Tbilisi. The film is one of the recently announced recipients of a grant from Eurimages.…
27-10-2017

Alief Acquires Georgia's Scary Mother

TBILISI: UK’s Alief is handling the sales of Ana Urushadze’s debut feature Scary Mother together with Georgian production company Studio Artizm. Lasha Khalvashi, who produced the film through Studio Artizm,…
24-10-2017

PRODUCTION: Tinatin Kajrishvili Develops Black Comedy Citizen Saint

TBILISI: The new feature film by Tinatin Kajrishvili is currently in its final financing process. Citizen Saint will be a Georgian/Swedish/German coproduction with shooting set for autumn 2018.
23-10-2017

FESTIVALS: A Gentle Creature Wins BIAFF 2017

BATUMI: A Gentle Creature directed by Sergei Loznitsa was awarded Grand Prix at the 12th edition of the Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival, which took place from 17 to 24…
26-09-2017

FESTIVALS: BIAFF Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Ten films will run in the international feature film competition at the 12th edition of the Batumi International Arthouse Film Festival, set to take place from 17 to 24…
12-09-2017

FESTIVALS: The 7th Nikozi International Animation Film Festival Starts Today

NIKOZI: The 7th Nikozi International Animation Film Festival, which will take place from 1 to 7 September 2017, gathers animation film experts, international festival representatives and filmmakers in the small…
01-09-2017

Georgia Selects Scary Mother as Oscar Candidate

TBILISI: Ana Urushadze’s debut feature Scary Mother has been chosen as the official candidate from Georgia for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in the Best Foreign…
31-08-2017

BIAFF Industry Platform Alternative Wave 2017 Announces Selected Projects

BATUMI: The industry platform Alternative Wave of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival announced projects selected for its 2017 edition. The 12th edition of BIAFF will run from 17…
30-08-2017

Hostages Racks up More International Sales

TBILISI: Rezo Gigineishvili’s Hostages has been sold so far to France, Scandinavia, Italy, Spain, Eastern Europe Pay TV and China.
04-08-2017

PRODUCTION: New Indian Film Shooting in Georgia

TBILISI: A new Indian production and the seventh project implemented within the state programme Film in Georgia is currently shooting in Georgia. The Georgian Sarke Studio is servicing.
03-08-2017

Hostages Starts International Theatrical Distribution

TBILISI: Russian/Georgian/Polish coproduction Hostages will start its international theatrical distribution in France, when it will be released on 2 August 2017. The third feature by the Georgian director Rezo Gigineishvili…
23-06-2017

PRODUCTION: Tinatin Kajrishvili in Postproduction with Horizon

TBILISI: Writer/director Tinatin Kajrishvili (Brides) is currently in postproduction with her sophomore feature, Horizon, a Georgian/Swedish/German coproduction set to be finished in November 2017.
20-06-2017

EFP Europe! Voices of Women in Film: Rusudan Glurjidze, Georgia

TBILISI: One of the most acclaimed Georgian new directors, Rusudan Glurjidze, currently reaping awards with her debut feature House of Others, will participate in the European Film Promotion event Europe!…
29-05-2017

EFP Europe! Voices of Women In Film: Rusudan Glurjidze, Georgia

TBILISI: One of the most acclaimed Georgian new directors, Rusudan Glurjidze, is currently reaping awards with her debut feature House of Others. The film received the Satellite Award for Best…
20-05-2017

FNE at Cannes 2017: Georgian Cinema in Cannes

GEORGIA AT THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - This is the tenth time the Georgian National Film Centre has presented the Georgian pavilion at the Cannes…
20-05-2017

EFP Producer on the Move: Lasha Khalvashi, Georgia

TBILISI: EFP Producer on the Move Lasha Khalvashi graduated in Law and Economics and served as the CEO of Millimeter Film before founding the film company Studio Artizm in 2014.…
16-05-2017