Vano Arsenishvili

Director / Producer





After graduating from the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film State University in Tbilisi (Animation film director), I have continued my studies at the Vienna Film Academy in the Film Directing class. I have made several shorts and documentary films. In 1993-2000 worked in the Studio "Kvali". In 2004-2008 worked for Television Production in Georgia on reality shows and documentaries.

In 2008 established Artefact Production. Since then I work on creative documentary film production (directing, editing, filming, web design).

Also work as project consultant/editor on different media projects, documentary or fiction films.

I teach documentary filmmaking and editing at various institutions in Georgia including GIPA, Caucasus University and Black Sea International University.

Filmography: Documentary films (director, producer, cinematographer)

A Platform - 90' (In production)
English teacher - 56', 2012 (Best documentary at CineDoc 2013 Focus Caucasus)
Altzaney - 30', 2009 (DOK Leipzig 2009; International competition, Krakow FF 2010; Best documentary at Lessinia FF 2010)
The Bridge - 35', 2005 (screened at: MAK museum in Vienna, Broadcasted
on Broadcasting Company 'Rustavi 2')
Asylanten - 35', 2004 (screened at: MAK museum/Vienna, Broadcasted
on Broadcasting Company 'Rustavi 2')
6 Series of TV Docs (25' each) on human rights abuses in Georgia 2002-2003
Miro, late rebel -  documentary short/Austria 2002
Velo odyssey - documentary short/Austria 2003