Salome Jashi
(Georgia)

After graduating from the State University in Tbilisi in 2002 and the Caucasian School of Journalism and Media in 2003, Salome Jashi worked for the Georgian Broadcasting Company Rustavi 2 as a journalist. Besides television production, she also creates short video installations. She finished her MA degree, subject documentary film, absolving her practice at the Department of Media Arts at the Royal Holloway, University of London. She was member of a jury at the Norwegian short film festival in 2007. She is a co-founder of production company Sakdoc Film. Salomé’s The Dazzling Light of Sunset was awarded the Main Prize at Visions du Réel’s Regard Neuf Competition. Her previous film Bakhmaro, made in co-production with ma.ja.de. filmproduktion and MDR/Arte, received an Honorary Mention for a Young Documentary Talent at DOK Leipzig, was awarded as the Best Central and Eastern European Documentary at Jihlava IFF, and was nominated for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and Silver Eye Awards in 2011. Her recent short The Tower received ADAMI Media Prize.

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