George Ovashvili

George Ovashvili

Director

Giorgi Ovashvili, commonly known as “George”, is a Georgian filmmaker and producer. He studied in Georgia and at the filmmaking department of the New York Film Academy at Universal Studios in Hollywood. His debut short, Waggonet (1997) also provided the name of the production company he runs to this day. His first feature film, The Other Bank (2009), premiered in he Berlin’s Generation section and won over 50 international prizes. His second feature, Corn Island (2014), won the Crystal Globe for Best Film at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and in 2015 took a top prize at the Trieste Film Festival. Other films include Khibula (2017) and Beautiful Helen (2022).

Films