Nana Janelidze

Nana Janelidze

Georgia

Biography

Nana has thirty years of work experience in film industry. Her films have collected various prizes and awards at multiple film festivals. She is a scriptwriter, music designer and assistant director of the film REPENTANCE (1986) directed by Tengiz Abuladze, which was premiered at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival, winning the Grand Prix, the FIPRESCI Prize and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. The film became the symbol of Perestroika and was sold in 113 countries. Nana holds of two Nika Awards, for Best Script for the film REPENTANCE and for Best Foreign Film for the film WILL THERE BE A THEATRE UP THERE?! (2011). In 1999 Nana Janelidze established her own production company N&N studio (Georgia). She was the producer of all the theatre plays, films and videos made in N&N studio. Nana Janelidze held the position of the Director of the Georgian National Film Centre (GNFC) from 2013 till 2016. Upon completion of her managerial term, she is now working on her next feature film project.

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