Tbilisi IFF Opens with Faust

(TBILISI) The 12th Tbilisi International Film Festival (www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge) opened on 6 December with a screening of Faust directed by Alexander Sokurov. The festival runs through 11 December.

Georgia Announces Grants Application

TBILISI: Georgian National Film Center has announced its competition on financing full length feature films for production in 2012. The total competition fund is 900,000 GEL (€400,000).

Georgian National Film Center signs production agreement with Georgian Public Broadcaster

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center (www.gnfc.ge) has signed a memorandum of cooperation on production with the Georgian Public Broadcaster (www.gbp.org).

Georgia Joins Eurimages

TBILISI: Georgia has become the newest member of Eurimages, making coproduction projects involving a coproducer from Georgia eligible to be submitted to Eurimages for grants.

PRODUCTION: A Fold in My Blanket Completes Shooting

TBILISI: Zaza Rusadze's feature debut A Fold in My Blanket (produced by Zazarfilm, www.zazarusadze.com) is wrapping the principal shooting.

Tomorrow in Development

TBILISI: The young Georgian director/scriptwriter Keti Machavarian is in development with her second feature film, Tomorrow. The film is produced by Sopo Bazgadze.

Georgian Seagull Gets Eurimages Funds

TBILISI: Seagull / Chaika, a coproduction between Georgia, Spain, France and Russia, received a grant of 210,000 euros from Eurimages. The feature film is produced with 20% of its funding…

PRODUCTION: A Fold in My Blanket Begins Filming in Georgia

Zaza Rusadze's feature debut A Fold in My Blanket produced by Zazarfilm (www.zazarusadze.com) began shooting 12 September 2011 in Georgia.

FESTIVALS: Gypsy Shares Main Prize at Batumi IFF

Slovak director Martin Sulik's multiple prize winning film Gypsy shared the Grand Prix at the 2011 Batumi IFF in Georgia (17-25 September 2011, biaff.org) with the Iranian film Golchehreh directed…

Czech Doc Shoots in Georgia

Czech TV (www.ceskatelevize.cz) and studio FRMOL (www.frmol.com) are shooting a documentary film in Georgia. . Within the framework of a popular documentary series "On the road" and in collaboration with…

FNE at BIAFF 2011: Georgian fest launches industry meetings

BATUMI: The 6th edition of the Batumi International Art House Film Festival (http://biaff.org) (17-24 September 2011) kicks off today in the Black Sea resort city with Woody Allen’s Midnight in…
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FESTIVALS: Batumi Fest Adds Industry Section

BATUMI, GEORGIA: The sixth Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (www.biaff.org) taking place from 17-24 September 2011, has selected 9 films for its international feature film competitions and ten films which…

FNE at Venice IFF 2011: Screening Alerts - Friday, 2 September

All parties and events strictly require an invitation from the organisers

FESTIVALS: Batumi Submission Open

BATUMI: The Batumi International Art House Festival (www.biaff.org) is accepting film submission through 5 August 2011 for the 6th edition of the festival, taking place in Georgia 17-24 September 2011.

FNE at KVIFF East of the West Competition: Salt White

The Georgian director Ketevan Machavariani presents her debute feature film Salt White/ Marilivit tetri (www.saltwhite.ge) in its world premiere in the East of the West competition at the Karlovy Vary…

Moscow IFF Competition: I'll Die Without You

I'll Die Without You (Ushenod mgoni movkvdebi) is a crime melodrama of two young people living in Tbilisi, Georgia, that takes place in the course of one day.

FNE at TIFF: Morgen Wins Romanian Competition

CLUJ: The 10th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival (www.tiff.ro) awarded its main prize, the Transylvania Trophy, and a best script prize to the Argentinian-Spanish film No Return/Sin retorno, by…

Hollywood Film 5 Days of August Premieres in Tbilisi

TBILISI: 5 Days of August, the action film about the Russian-Georgian war, premiered on 5 June 2011 in Rustaveli cinema in the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Along with the director of…

Georgia in Cannes

This year Georgian National Film Center will represent Georgia at the Marche du Film in Cannes for the fourth time. Georgian Stand will be open under the Georgian flag within…

Georgian National Film Center and the Robert Bosch Stiftung Industry Meetings

TBLISI: Robert Bosch Stiftung is implementing a joint project in collaboration with the Georgian National Film Center to enable young Georgian filmmakers to develop their projects and cooperate with young…