Cinema of Georgia

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Cinema of Georgia
Cinema Rustaveli.jpg
Rustaveli Cinema, Tbilisi
Number of screens 24 (2011)[1]
 • Per capita 0.6 per 100,000 (2011)[1]
Main distributors Fox (London) 25.0%
Buesta Vista Song Pictures 19.0%
Warner Bros 13.0%[2]
Produced feature films (2011)[3]
Fictional 12 (85.7%)
Animated -
Documentary 2 (14.3%)
Number of admissions (2010)[4]
Total 144,039
National films 66,200 (46.0%)
Gross box office (2010)[4]
Total GEL 1.25 million
National films GEL 626,000 (50.1%)

The cinema of Georgia has been noted for its cinematography in Europe. One of the most acclaimed Italian film directors, Federico Fellini, was an admirer of the Georgian film:

List of Georgian film studios

  • Kartuli Pilmi (Gruziya-film)
  • Studio “Caucasian FILMODROM"
  • Studio “CGC” (Caucasus Global Cinema)
  • Studio “Films House”
  • Georgian Animation Studios
  • Georgian Film Joint-Stock Company

Notable films

Notable filmmakers

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Georgian cinematography’s reputation has been built by known cinema directors and choreographers such as:

From 2012, the main focus of Georgian cinema will be supporting script writing and European co-productions.[5]

See also

Bibliography

  • Lauren Ninoshvili, Ph.D.: Singing between the Words: The Poetics of Georgian Polyphony', New York: Columbia University, 2011, ISBN 978-1-124-33459-2

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Table 8: Cinema Infrastructure - Capacity". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Table 6: Share of Top 3 distributors (Excel)". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Table 1: Feature Film Production - Genre/Method of Shooting". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Table 11: Exhibition - Admissions & Gross Box Office (GBO)". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Smith, Ian Hayden (2012). International Film Guide 2012. p. 122. ISBN 978-1-908215-01-7. |access-date= requires |url= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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