Golden Eye 2018


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.).


In the frames of the festival, the 5th International Exhibition of Broadcast Equipment has been taken place, leading broadcast equipment manufacturer and distributor companies taking part -  Canon, Panasonic, Vitec, Softlab, Sony,  Telestream, etc.

Also, Golden Eye Content Market was held, where well-known production and distribution companies participating - Disney, BBG, Porticomedia, Kinonota, etc.  

Golden Eye 2018 hosted array of educational events, including high-class master classes of famous speakers:


Tom Barrance - How to create short films with non-professional cameras

Donato Rotunno- A case study on how do develop a co-production strategy (case study)

Carole Pegeard (Ross Video) – Centralizing television and digital workflows in a single user interface to

Improve efficiency

Daria Globus (Avid) – Avid products presentation

In the frame of the event, project “Enterprise Georgia” hosted a presentation, which attracted production companies, independent producers and professionals from movie field.


International Festival of TV and Movie Cameramen “Golden Eye 2018” was closed with awarding ceremony, International Jury awarded winners and special price holders have been revealed.


Best Movie Cameramen Work:  “Stray” –Arri Wegner (New Zealand)

Best TV Cameramen Work: “JARA” Giorgi Vatsadze (Georgia)

Best Student Work: “Asszo” Peter Juhasz (Hungary)

Best Short Film Cameramen Work: “Russian Death” Yuri Burak  (Russia)

Special Prize of the Selection Jury - “Breaths” Massimo Foletti  (Italy)
Special Prize Winners: Ilya Vachnadze- Special Prize of Georgian TV Cameramen Guild 

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)

„Golden Eye 2018“ is supported by  Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, Enterprize Georgia, Ghvins Ubani