• 1 April 2024

    Georgian animators Rati Dabrundashvili and Nastassja Nikitina have won a competition devoted to the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s legendary album The Dark Side of the Moon. The competition was to create music videos for the songs on the album, as part of an attempt to combine Pink Floyd classic music with completely novel visual concepts. The panel consisted of Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, creative director Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell,

  • 25 March 2024

    In an era where digital landscapes are continuously morphing, the future of social media stands at a crossroads of innovation, regulation, and community dynamics. With billions of global users, the influence of social platforms transcends mere connectivity, shaping politics, culture, and commerce. As we gaze into the horizon, several key trends and challenges emerge, promising to redefine the social media ecosystem. The Rise of AI and Machine Learning The integration

  • 5 March 2024

    Architizer, a prominent architecture platform, has recently published an article identifying the top 10 architecture firms in Georgia. This acknowledgment showcases the exceptional talent and innovative work being done in architecture within our country, highlighting firms that span from the historical landscapes of the Caucasus to the modern urban environment of Tbilisi. Georgia's architectural scene is distinguished by its rich blend of historical heritage and contemporary innovation, a testament to

  • 1 March 2024

    The world of art is constantly evolving as artists explore new mediums and techniques to express their creativity. One emerging trend that is shaping the artistic landscape is the fusion of street art and AI-generated art. This innovative blend combines the raw and expressive nature of street art with the computational creativity of artificial intelligence, creating a unique and exciting form of art that challenges traditional boundaries and opens up

  • 25 February 2024

    Titans like Google, OpenAI, are engaged in a fascinating competition of who will lead the change of how to generate and access videos. The pace of development of text-to-video AI technology nowadays is on the track of democratization and revolutionizes the creation of movies by turning words into powerful visuals. From the Concept to Screen in Just a Few Minutes Well, imagine a world where the only limits to the

  • 12 February 2024

    In a time characterized by rapid digital transformation and cultural evolution, creative hubs remain important epicenters of innovation and collaboration. These are not just places of work but platforms where artists meet with technologists and entrepreneurs. They are living breathing ecosystems that thrive from creativity and innovation, the blended diversity of skills and ideas. Each hub is unique, intricately woven into the fabric of its community—its cultural context and purpose

  • 30 January 2024

    The first human patient has received an implant from brain-chip startup Neuralink on Sunday and is recovering well, the company's billionaire founder Elon Musk said. "Initial results show promising neuron spike detection," Musk said in a post on the social media on Monday. The study uses a robot to surgically place a brain-computer interface (BCI) implant in a region of the brain that controls the intention to move, Neuralink said

  • 26 January 2024

    On 24 January 1984, a man called Steve Jobs got up on a stage and introduced Apple’s first personal computer. By today's standards, the tiny screen, boxy form and rudimentary graphics of the original Macintosh look ludicrous. The device was not even the first personal computer. But it was, arguably, the first to change the world. Today, the Mac 128K – so called because it came with 128kb of Random

  • 12 January 2024

    A barrage of high-profile lawsuits in a New York federal court will test the future of ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence products that wouldn’t be so eloquent had they not ingested huge troves of copyrighted human works. But are AI chatbots — in this case, widely commercialized products made by OpenAI and its business partner Microsoft — breaking copyright and fair competition laws? According to the copyright attorney Ashima Aggarwal,

  • 29 December 2023

    Ukraine has started testing the electronic residency programme, as reported by the Minister of Digital Transformation, Mykhailo Fedorov. This beta test, called uResidency, allows citizens of other countries to register as individual entrepreneurs (FOP) in Ukraine and conduct business from anywhere in the world, paying taxes to the Ukrainian budget. In the programme, one can apply for residency status, open a bank account, and pay taxes. E-residents will also have

  • 24 December 2023

    Sergi Gvarjaladze, President of the Association of Creative Industries and Zakaria Zalikashvili, Executive Director of the Association appearing as guests on the Public Broadcaster's morning program.

  • 21 December 2023

    The history of our country is full of creative and intellectual achievements, but in the wake of the rapidly developing global landscape, it faces significant challenges - the participation of the Georgian nation in the global market of cultural, creative and innovative products is modest, overshadowed by the dominance of foreign companies. Our vision is to sculpt a future where Georgia stands proudly as a beacon of innovation and creativity,

  • 14 December 2023

    European Union officials have reached a provisional deal on the world's first comprehensive laws to regulate the use of artificial intelligence. The European Parliament will vote on the AI Act proposals early next year, but any legislation will not take effect until at least 2025. Meanwhile, the US, UK and China are all rushing to publish their own guidelines. The proposals include safeguards on the use of AI within the

  • 8 December 2023

    Sergi gvarjaladze, the President of the Association of Creative  Industries (ACI), and Zakaria Zalikashvili, CEO of the Association discussed the existing industry challenges and the association's strategic plans on Euronews Georgia.

  • 6 December 2023

    Zakaria Zalikashvili, CEO of the Association of Creative Industries (ACI) and Sergi Gvarjaladze, the President of ACI and the Director of Operations at the Kettari Foundation, were hosted as guests at BMG. They discussed the goals and plans of the Association of Creative industries. Moreover, they talked about Kettari's educational projects and Israel supporting campaign.

  • 5 December 2023

    In Tbilisi’s Photography and Multimedia Museum, within the framework of public lecture cycles, an event titled “Language and its Origins” took place. The first meeting, “The Birth of Cinematic Language”, was presented by philosopher Giorgi Maisuradze.  “Today we discuss how, before language emerged, humans dealt with their emotions, expressions, and experiences. We delve into theories that emerge before language and those that are the language of gestures. The search for

  • 3 December 2023

    The 24th Tbilisi International Film Festival took place on December 2, showcasing a variety of films. The main award, the “Golden Prometheus”, was given to Zaza Khalvashi’s film “Lotto” in the Best Full-Length Feature film category and Mariam Bitchashvili’s “Soup” won in the Best Short Feature Film category.  In the documentary film nominations, Giorgi Parkosadze’s “Requiem for the Days of Dust” was nominated for the Best Full-Length Documentary, and Aki

  • 11 November 2023

       On November 10th, a meeting was held at the Goethe Institute with the director of the Danish Film Centre, Klaus Ladegaard. The theme of the discussion was "Film Funding: Main Challenges, Solutions, and Industry Developments." Klaus Ladegaard presented the audience with insights into the scheme of cinema funding, the specifics of the Film Centre’s operations, and his expertise in the film industry. Following the discussion, a discourse took place,