Konstantin Esadze, nominated Best DOP for Shindisi at Imagineindia 2020

Born in Georgia, grown up in filmmakers family. Konstantin is one of the best DOP in Georgia.

1989-94 Tbilisi State university, Faculty of Georgian philology
1994-98 Tbilisi State Institute of Theatre and Film – Faculty of Film and TV Cameraman.
1999-2001 Tbilisi State Institute Of Theatre and Film – Faculty of Hight Director Courses.

2020- “The Resting Samurai” – In Post Production, Dir. LevanTuTberidze;
2020- “The Other Me” – InPost-production, Dir. Giga Agladze, Exec. Prod. David Lynch.
2019- “Shindisi” – Dir. DitoTsintsadze;
Awards: Best Feature film and Best Directing at Warsaw IFF;
Prize for best Directing at AWFF in LA.
2018- “Why are we together” – In Post-production, Dir. IloGlonti;
2017- “Scary Mother”- Dir. Ana Urushadze;
Awards: Asia-Pasific Screen Awards 2017 – APSA Award and Jury Grand Prize.
Locarno IFF 2017 – Best First Feature and Youth Jury Award;
San Francisco IFF 2018 – Golden gate Award.
Sarajevo IFF 2017 – CineuropaAward and Heart of Sarajevo;
Nominee: Chicago IFF 2017 – Golg Hugo;
Les Arcs European FF 2017 – Crystall Arrow;
Miami FF 2018 – Screenwriting Award;
Singapore IFF 2018 – Silver Screen Award.etc.
2016 – “Dede” – Dir. Mariam Khachvani;
Awards: Asia-Pasific Screen Awards 2017 – UNESCO award;
Karlovy Vary IFF 2017 – East Of West Award;
Montpellier Mediterranean FF 2017 – Audience Award;
Fort Launderdale IFF 2017 US – Production award. etc.,
2016 – “A Month As a Day” – Dir.RezoEsadze;
Awards – Tbilisi IFF 2016 – “Golden Prometheus” for best Georgian Film 2016.
2015 – “The President” – Dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iran;
Awards: Chicago IFF 2014 – Gold Hugo;
Tokyo FILMeX – Audience Award;
Nominee: Venice FF 2014 –Venice Horizons Award; etc.,
2014 – “Krasny” – Dir. Nick Sarkisov, Russia;
2013 – “Coma”- Dir. ArchilKavtaradze;
Awards – Moscow IFF 2013 – Kommersant Weekend Prize;
2012 – “A Trip to Karabakh – the Last Trip” – Dir. ZazaUrushadze;
2011 – “Keep Smiling” – Dir. RusudanChkonia;
Awards: Napoli FF 2013 – best Film;
Tallin Black Nights FF – Don Quixote Award;
Nominee: Venice FF 2012, Label Europa Cinemas; etc.,
2010 -“Rene Goes to Hollywood” – Dir. AlekoTsabadze;
2009 – “War and Wedding” – Dir. ZazaKolelishvili;
2008 – “The Precinct” –Dir. IlgarSafat, Azerbaijan.

Short Films:
2019 “Angels in everyStorm” – Dir. Brad Johnson;
2014 “Dinola” – Dir. Mariam Khachvani;
Nominee: European Film Awards 2014;
Hong Kong IFF 2014 – Golden Firebird Award; etc.,
2013 “Detonator” – Dir.BesoSolomanashvili;
2013 “9X9” – Dir. director RadmilaGordich;
2004 “Ties” – Dir. DitoTsintsadze;
2001 “Stalin’s Aunt in Portugal” – Dir. Konstantin Esadze; etc.;
2016 -“Month as a Day” – Dir. Rezo Esadze.
2010 International Film Festival “Golden Eye” (Georgia) – Special Prize for the best work on the film “Precinct” (director IlgarSafat, Azerbaijan);
2010 Truskavets International Film Festival “Golden Pectoral” (Ukraine) – Prize for the best work on the film “Precinct”;
2012 Bombay International Film Festival (India) – Prize for the best work with Lucca Coasin on the short film “9X9”, Director Radmila Gordich (Italy);
2014 International Film Festival “Sesili” (Georgia) – Prize for the best work on the film “Dinola”, director Mariam Khachvani;
2015 Bueue International Film Festival (Spain) – Prize for the best work on the film “Dinola”;
2015 Samava International Film Festival (Iraq) – Prize for the best work on the film “Dinola”;
2015 35th International Film Festival for Directors of Photography “Manaki Brothers”.
(Macedonia) – The Prize “Small Golden Camera 300” for the best work on the film “Dinola”
2017 17th International debut film festival in Russia – The Price of Russian Guild of Cinematographers for the best work on the film “Krasny” by Nick Sarkisov.
2017 Gijon film festival – Best Cinematography on the film “Scary Mother” by Anna Urushadze;
2017 Nominee, Asia PasificSreen Award – Achievement In Cinematography “Scary Mother”;
2018 Beijing IFF – Best Cinematography for “Dede”.
2019 Warsaw IFF – Best Feature Film (As a Producer).
2020 Madrid IFF – Nominee, Best Cinematography for “Shindisi”.