In this page you can discover the finalist for the Short Film discipline in the Yellow Area (Northen Europe) rated by the audience and a professional Jury at the event in Vilnius, Lithuania, on June 25th.
One winner of each discipline will partecipate to the Biennial MArteLive in December and will have the chance to participate in Art residencies and more prizes.
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George Varsimashvili is a Georgian writer and director born in Tbilisi, in 1986. After graduating the university in Georgia, he went to study film making in Paris 8 university (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree) and ESRA Paris film school.
During his studies he made a dozen of short films which were hosted on different film festivals. He shot his graduation feature film “Particulier a Particulier” in 2012. Although the film was only a graduation movie, it was still released in film theatres in France, Russia and Georgia. In 2016 he made a film for the Georgian public television “Dzmebi Qalaqshi” and the following year directed a short film “Schody” in Poland. In 2019 he was invited by Bela Tarr to direct a short film in Switzerland, which was premiered at Locarno film festival in 2019. In August 2019 George moved to Germany where he made a short film “Das Opfer”. In 2020 he became an artist for the light equipment manufacturer Dedolight.
Ina Nersesian was born on the 4th of August, 1990, Republic of Georgia. Since her childhood, she was interested in photography.
In 2014 she graduated from Shota Rustaveli Film and Theatre University of Georgia, Major in Cinematography.
The same year she became the UN special prize winner of the International Festival “GoldenEye”.
In 2017, a full scholarship holder of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program “Viewfinder”.
While graduating MA in 2019, she had an opportunity to make a short fiction film, “Whisper”, as a director and cinematographer in the same time, a special mention to this short biography, because this film opens up the long-forgotten door into her childhood, to her grandmother, to a person who grew in Ina a dream to become a creator.
Modesta Žemgulytė is a multidisciplinary creator from Vilnius, Lithuania. After her Bachelor degree studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts she has worked as an illustrator, animator and music creator on both personal and client projects.
Her animated short movie “Objects with Stories” has gained recognition in foreign festivals and has won the Junior Designer’s Prize in 2018.
Today Modesta is working on her musical duo’s upcoming album “Solace” together with Elze Grigonyte.
I’m studying at the Lithuanian Academy of Arts and I like making short films on my free time.
Kamilija Tekle Čižaitė was born in Vilnius, Lithuania in 1998. She is a filmmaker, photographer and musician based in Berlin. In 2017 she graduated from National M. K. Ciurlionis School of Arts where she studied classical flute and piano for 12 years.
Then she studied jazz flute in Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre for one year where she also took classes of screenwriting and directing.
Since September 2018 she is studying at Catalyst Institute For Creative Arts and Technology in Berlin, Germany where she has participated in many creative projects as a writer, director, sound and video editor, director of photography, producer, set designer.
Her short movies have successfully participated in festivals in Germany, Lithuania and the United States.
Miranda Namicheishvili is known for her work on Dolce far niente (2019), Limonata e l’immortalità dell’anima (2019) and Scacco (2019).