18-10-2020

The Animation Film Pitching Workshop Annecy-Tbilisi names the Winning Projects

Zako by Susana Khachatryan Zako by Susana Khachatryan

The Georgian National Film Center, Institut Français de Géorgie, Georgian Animators Association”Saqanima”, Filmcenter “Georgian Film-Abkhazeti”, ​​„ReAnimania“ International Animation Film and Comics Art Festival of Yerevan, Festival International du film d’animation d’Annecy MIFA and film studio Kvali XXI organised, from 28 September 2020 to 2 October, for the VI time, the animation film project pitching workshop Annecy-Tbilisi.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, this year French producer Olivier Catherin and German based Georgian director and producer Mariam Kandelaki held the online workshop with the participants.

On the last day of the workshop, participants pitched their projects and the videos forwarded to the international experts. The members of the commission revealed two winning projects:

“Zako” by Susana Khachatryan and “The Living Book” by Mindia Arabuli.

The project “Zako” by Susana Khachatryan received the prize of one free MIFA accreditation for Festival International du film d’animation d’Annecy. „ReAnimania“- International Animation Film and Comics Art Festival of Yerevan will help to find grants for her travel to Annecy in June 2021

The project “The Living Book” by Mindia Arabuli receives one-month animation residency at the Royal Abbey Fontevraud, France in October 2021, and his travel will be supported by the Georgian National Film Center.

Next year the workshop will be open for animation projects from Azerbaijan.

Last modified on 18-10-2020