On September 27, at 10:00 The 8th International Festival of TV and Movie Cameramen Golden Eye was opened in Ghvinis Ubani (#1 Petriashvili str.).
Winners have been revealed for the 8th times during Golden Eye history in the following categories:
Best Movie Cameraman work: Arri Wegner “Stray” (New Zealand);
Best TV Cameraman work: Giorgi Vatsadze “JARA” (Georgia);
Best Student work: Peter Juhasz “Asszo” (Hungary);
Best Short Film Cameramen Work: Yuri Burak “Russian Death” (Russia);
Grand Prize: Arri Wegner “Stray” (New Zealand).
Special Prize of the Selection Jury - “Breaths” Massimo Foletti (Italy);
Special Prize of Georgian TV Cameramen Guild - Ilya Vachnadze (Georgia);
Special Prize from Canon – Anand Sundaresha(India);
Special Prize from Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia – Viktor Gasik (Germany);
Special Prize from Panasonic – Maksim Osadchiy-Korytkovskiy (Kazakhstan);
Special Prize from Sony - Diego Jimenez (USA);
Special Prize from Innovator - Nodar Paliashvili, the eldest cameraman;
Special Prize from Belorusian TV – Anand Bansal (India).
Maia Archvadze– Film Director, professor at the Shota Rustaveli University of Theater and Cinema (Georgia);
Zakaria Jorjadze - Film Director, professor at the Shota Rustaveli University of Theater and Cinema (Georgia);
Aleksandre Jghenti – Film director, Screenwriter, Honorable President of Georgian Sport Movie and Television Federation, laureate of international film festivals (Georgia).
Giorgi Ebralidze - TV/Movie director, director at studio “Epoqa”, art director at production studio “Re-Animator”, chairman of the International Jury (Georgia);
Tom Barrance - “Learn About Film” Founder, filmmaking trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, “Into Film” CPD practitioner (UK);
Marcelo Busse -Producer & Managing Director Production CEO at “busse & Halberschmidt” (Germany);
Donato Rotunno - Producer, co-founder at production society “Tarantula” and distribution company “Tarantula Distribution” (Luxembourg).