Natia Nikolashvili

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1989, she graduated with a degree in animation direction from the Shota Rustaveli Theater and Film Georgia State University in 2010. She currently works as a creative director, layout artist and animator for the production company 20 Steps Productions. In 2017th her Debut short film “Li.le” premiered at Berlinale-Generation section. In 2019 with the director Sandro Katamashvili she started a studio ANIMATORY, 2D animation service company. In 2023 she produced short animation Paper Plane by Tata Managadze. Now she works on her first feature animation as a director "IGI", An adaptation of Georgian bestseller novel by Jemal Karchkhadze.


CEE Animation is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and co-funded by state funds and foundations and professional organisations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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