Industry Platform ALTERNATIVE WAVE

BIAFF Industry Platform - "Alternative Wave 2017"

BIAFF film festival’s industry platform “Alternative Wave” has 8 projects presented for its 2018 edition, from which 6 is from Georgia, 1 from Turkey and 1 from Ukraine. “Alternative Wave” will be held under the framework of BIAFF film festival in Batumi during 19-23 September, 2018.


The list of selected projects:

  1. “56. Spring”, film director Rusudan Pirveli
  2. “Child”, Film direcrtor – Nino Basilia, Producer – Koko (Karlo) Chikhradze
  3. “Victim”, authors – Amiran Dolidze, Tedo Dolidze
  4. “Ghost of City”, Authors – Tornike Tikaradze, Giga Liklikadze
  5. “Easter-Ika”, film director Sopho Chincharauli, Producer – Elene Tavadze
  6. “Shushana”, author – Irina Gachechiladze
  7. “Anton’s Life”, Film director – Yulia Mironenco, Producer – Igor Savychenko (Ukraine)
  8. “Penny Bank”, Film director Fenit Karole, Producer – Nefes Polat (Turkey)



The selected participants will have opportunity to develop the feature film projects in following directions:

-      Script development

-      Co-production strategies

-      Financing strategy

-      Festival strategy

-      Distribution and Marketing Strategy


The trainers of “Alternative Wave” 2018:


-      Gulin Ustun (Turkey)

-      Aysegul Ekmekioglu (Turkey)

-      Nick Holdsworth (UK)

-      Katarina Markova (Slovakia)

-      Nikos Panagiotopoulos (Greece)


There will be also invited speakers such as - Sergei Rakhlin (USA – Golden Globes), Oleg Negin (Russia), Paul Thiltges (Luxemburg).


 At the end of “Alternative Wave 2018”, at the closing ceremony will be revealed the best project.


For additional info contacts us:, Phone:  Tinatin Kajrishvili - 597202550  ,  Lasha Khalvashi – 595926206


BIAFF 2018 “Alternative Wave” supporters – Georgina National Film Center, Ministry of Culture of Ajara, British Councils







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