Tbilisi Event Hall hosted the opening of the 7th International Festival of Movie and TV Cameramen “Golden Eye” and the 4th International Exhibition of Broadcast Equipment on October 1, 2017.
The participants of this year’s exhibition were world’s leading equipment manufacturers: Live U, Panasonic,SAM, Canon, RTS, Rosco, Axon, Broadstream, Tektronix, Telos, Sony, ARRI, Annik-TV, Vitec, Videoscope, Guramex, TVC, Aja, Broadview, Telestream, Innovator.
In the frames of the festival, “Golden Eye’s” general partner company Innovator held a lottery where the prizes included DJI Spark. Every guest of the event participated in the raffle.
As usual, the festival hosted number of educational events. International professionals held “Golde Eye” 2017’s speakers and topics were:
David Robaqidze – “Modern TV Challenges”
Sandro Vakhtangov – “Video Art”
Bettina Brinkmann, Georges Leclere, Olena Sibiriakova – “Advanced Imagery”
Together with the master classes, renounced company “ANNIK TV” held a presentation about professional movie, television and theater makeup. Participating listeners were shown practical tutorials.
For the seventh time, official closing ceremony of the event awarded winners in the following nominations:
Best Movie Cameraman work: Louie Palu, “Road through war”, Canada
Best TV Cameraman work: David Munoz, “Hide and Seek”, Spain
Best Student work: Lukas Machacek, “Approaching”, Czech Republic
Risk Shot: Louie Palu, “Kandahar Journals”, Canada
Grand Prize: Louie Palu, “Kandahar Journals”, Canada
Special Prize for contributions in the Georgian Documentary field awarded by the Georgian TV Cameramen Guild – Kakhaber Bukhrashvili
Special Prize for contributions in television field awarded by company “LiveU” – David Lomsadze
Special Prize of the Selection Jury – Nazar Manulyak
Special Prize for contributions in television field awarded by company “Panasonic” – Irakli Tevdorashvili, “Palitra Holding”
Special Prize awarded by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia – Juan Manuel Postigo
Special Prize for contributions in television field awarded by company “Canon” – Demna Japharidze
Special Prize for the oldest cameraman of Georgia’s television field awarded by company “Innovator” – Igor Nagorn
Special Prize for contributions in television field awarded by company “Sony” – Giorgi Khaburzania
Special Prize of International Foundation for Innovative Technologies (IFIT) – Kenneth Oribe