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Georgian Cinematographer Becomes a Member of Motion Picture Academy
02 July, 2019
Giorgi Shvelidze, Georgian cinematographer has been selected as a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy has invited 842 new members this year. Lady Gaga is one of the most famous actresses chosen as another member together with the Georgian cinematographer.

Giorgi Shvelidze is not the only Georgian chosen for the title. Earlier the directors Nana Jorjadze and Zaza Urushadze had also been selected as members of the academy.

Giorgi Shvelidze was nominated for the Spotlight
Award at the 100th anniversary of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). He was representing the Georgian film “Namme” directed by Zaza Khalvashi. Competing with Frank van den Eeden (Girl by Lukas Dhont) and Joshua James Richards (The Rider by Chloé Zhao) for the honor, Georgian Shvelidze became the winner.

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