Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug. 9 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
The American Film Academy has approached the National Centre of Cinematography of Georgia with the proposal to submit a film for the prestigious Oscar awards in 2013. In this regard, the National Film Centre of Georgia has announced the application process for the selection of a nominee.
As the Georgian National Centre of Cinematography reported on Friday, according to the requirements of the Academy Awards, the film applicant has to be shown in the country's cinemas continuously for seven days from October 2012 to September 30, 2013.
The film also has to be advertised in accordance with relevant regulations of the industry, should not be shown on television or on the Internet before the premiere and most importantly, the film's creative team should consist mainly of Georgian citizens.
According to the head of the National Centre of Cinematography, Nana Dzhanelidze, the Georgian film to be nominated for the Oscar will be defined by an expert jury of 17. The centre said several Georgian films have a real chance to succeed. The movies should be sent to the United States by October 1, 2013.
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