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BIAFF Industry Platform - "Alternative Wave 2019" 

 

 

“Alternative Wave” will be held under the framework of BIAFF film festival in Batumi during 18-22 September, 2019. The main focus of  the "Alternative Wave 2019" is to develop the low budget feature film projects with the support of foreign and local experienced film industry specialists. Selected participants will have the opportunity to develop projects in the following areas – script, presentations, funding strategy, film production strategy, distribution and marketing strategy.

For “Alternative Wave 2019” It was selected 8 projects, from which 6 are from Georgia, 1 from Turkey and 1 from Ukraine.

  

 

The selected projects for Alternative Wave 2019 edition.

  1. Aquarium – director and producer Tornike Bziava.
  2. Tamada – director Temur Tsiklauri, producer Irakli Bagaturia.
  3. The Load - director and producer Ana Iosava, co – writer Otar Katamadze.
  4. You Look Like Your Father - director Levan Lomjaria, producer Vako Kirkitadze.
  5. Orange Sky – director and producer Shalva Shengeli, co-writer Alexander Kurkhuli.
  6. Family Drama with The Happy End – director and producer Irina Gachechiladze.
  7. Seraphyma – director Marisia Nikituk, producer Igor Savichenko.
  8. Affection of The Heart – director Soner Caner, producer Bilal Bagci.

 

Experts - Nicos Panayotopoulos (Greece), Paul Tayler (UK), Gulin Ustun (Turkey), Aysegul Ekmekcioglu (Turkey)

Invited Expert – Tatiana Detlofson (USA), Gela Babluani (France/Georgia)

Moderators: Tinatin Kajrishvili, Lasha Khalvashi

Organizers: Tinatin Kajrishvili, Lasha Khalvashi, Zviad Eliziani

The location of “Alternative Wave” - conference hall of the Hotel Wyndham Batumi

 

At the end of “Alternative Wave 2019”, at the closing ceremony will be revealed the best projects and will be awarded the following prizes:

 

I place – 10,000 EURO Equivalent  Production services - Audiovisual Technology Center (CeTA), Wroclaw, Poland 

II Place – Project selection in “Meeting on the Bridge” program (Istanbul Film Festival)

III Place – Attendance to Berlinale Film Festival (accreditation, Air-ticket, Hotel)

 

 

 

BIAFF 2019 “Alternative Wave” supporters – Georgian National Film Center, Ministry of Culture of Ajara, British Councils, CETA STUDIO (Poland)

 

 

 

 

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