International Foundation for Innovative Technologies
Fast developing modern technologies are an integral part of 21st centuries every day life. This has changed the pace of media development greatly. Each new day creates new blogs, forums, social platforms, online encyclopedias, which makes online media accessible to more people. Our switch to the online media world brings the need of fresh knowledge and specific skills.
On March 10, 2010 International Foundation for Innovative Technologies (IFIT) was founded in Tbilisi. The main goals of the foundation in Georgia and the Caucasus region are:
Elevating the quality of journalism
Enhancing skills of media field personnel
Creating modern broadcasting infrastructure
Enhancing the skills of productions studio and movie studio personnel
Helping development of production and movie field
Technical upgrade of broadcasting companies
Implementation of modern and innovative technologies
Creating strong network of media field professionals
International Media Forum
For the first time this year, Georgia will host International Media Forum. The forum will be held on September 27-28 and include 4 major events:
International Festival of Movie and TV Cameramen
International Festival of Movie and TV Cameramen “Golden Eye” has been held in Georgia since 2009. This year marks the 8th year of the festival. The main goal of the festival is to support the development of movie and TV cameramen, promote and stimulate their work, identify and encourage the best. Festival attracts participants from all over the world and as visitors are mentioning it is a unique event.
Exhibition of Broadcast Equipment
Exhibition of Broadcast Equipment is an annual event in Georgia. Leading manufacturers of broadcast equipment (SONY, Panasonic, Canon, Fujifilm, Ross Video, etc.) participate in the exhibition. This year the exhibition will be held for the fifth time.
In the frames of the exhibition, well-known companies from telecommunication field are representing the latest generation of equipment. Each exhibition stand showcases wide range of optics and accessories for television, digital and cinema markets.
Content Market was first held in 2016 and created an unique space for the media field of the Caucasus region. World’s leading production and distribution companies take part in this event (Leading broadcaster from Georgia, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Russia, Armenia and other countries of the region).
Co-production meetings is a fresh incentive of the foundation and will take place for the first time this year (2018) at Tbilisi International Media Forum. The main goal of these meetings is to help create an united space for the region’s production companies.