Georgia Hosts EAVE Workshop

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center (, in cooperation with EAVE, has organized the first mini-EAVE Workshop for film professionals from Georgia.

Slovakia sends Four Films to Brussels

The Slovak Audiovisual Center ( has sent four film to Brussels for festival celebrating the 20th anniversary of V4, the Visegrad alliance. The V4 festival of films runs through 17…

Georgian National Film Center sends Mosidze to MAIA Workshops

TBILISI: Georgian film director Papuna Mosidze has won a Georgian National Film Center (GNFC, competition to participate in the MAIA workshops for young film-makers. Mosidze, aged 27, participated in…

Georgian Retrospective Broadcast on Lithuanian TV

Lithuanian TV ( has announced a planned retrospective of classic Georgian films to be shown on the national public broadcaster in spring 2011. The project was developed in coordination with…

TVP Signs VOD Agreement with UPC

WARSAW: Polish cable provider UPC is adding productions by public broadcaster TVP to its VOD (video on demand) offer. Before signing the contract with UPC, TVP presented some of its…

Slovak Matchmaking Mayor Wins German Prize

The Matchmaking Mayor, a Czech/Slovak documentary about the efforts of a Slovak village mayor to encourage marriages among the local residents, won the Reader's Prize of the Berlin-based national daily…

Georgia Partners with MAIA Workshops

The Georgian National Film Center ( will cooperate with Maia Workshops throughout 2011 on a year-round training program of three workshops organized by Maia Workshops.The partnership is one of many…

Georgian National Film Center Launches Film Commission

TBLISI: The Georgian National Film Center launched a national Film Commission on 28 January 2011.

Georgian NFC Funds Two Films

TBLISI: The Georgian National Film Center ( has awarded two films in its first 2011 grants session. A Fold in My Blanket received 210,000 euros, and Children's Gunshot received 106,000…

GNFC Awards Spanish-Georgian Project “Chaika” in Co-production Competition

On December 20th, Georgian National Film Center announced a winner of the competition for financing full-length feature co-production (for 2011).

Bulgarian Filmmakers Protest in the Streets

For the fourth time this month film makers gathered en masse in the streets of Sofia on 14 December 2010 protesting the latest financial restrictions on public support.

International Jury Awarded Winners of TIFF 2010

On December 11, the International Jury revelaed the winners of TIFF 2010 ( The Golden Prometheus for the best film went to Rusudan Pirveli for SUSA. The best director Vladimir…

PRODUCTION: Estonian/Georgian Tangerines in Preproduction

Tangerines, an Estonian/Georgian coproduction directed by Zaza Urushadze, is in preproduction for a spring 2011 location shoot taking place primarily in Georgia with some additional filming days in Estonia. The…

Georgia Spotlights Coproduction at Molodist

Tamar Tatishvili, Director of the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC,, will be a key speaker at the presentation on the financing of Georgian films during the Molodist Film Festival's…

Georgia Announces New Screenplay Competition

The Georgian National Film Center ( has announced a new Best Screenplay competition which takes place in cooperation with the literary Gala awards. The screenplay competition will join six other…

Georgia Opens Documentary and Short Film Grants

The Georgian National Film Center ( has announced its national competition for financing documentary and short animated films for 2011 production. The grants will support national film production on the…

FNE Focus: Georgian Call for Financing Foreign Coproductions

TBILISI: Georgia is opening its doors to European producers with its latest call from the Georgian National Film Center for funding of Georgian foreign coproductions.

Georgia chooses Street Days for Oscar bid

Georgia has selected the film Street Days directed by Levan Koguashvili as the country's entry for the Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Award.

FNE Focus: International Success of Georgian Filmmakers

The history of the success of Georgian Cinema dates back to the late 1920s, when a group of filmmakers made films which went on to become classics of Georgian Cinema.…