GIPA Portfolio Review 2018

05 October, 2018

GIPA Portfolio Review 2018 was held in hotel "STAMBA" On 30 September. In total, 72 participants were in attendance (50 Students of GIPA and 22 - from other Universities).

The best Portfolio`s author was awarded the visit to the International Festival GOLDEN DRUM, but according to our Reviewers suggestions, Levan Zazarashvili will travel to "US by night - design & creativity festival".

Traditionally, students of BA in Audio-Visual and Media art named best Lecturers of the year.

The team of reviewers:

  • Creative director - Giorgi Popiashvili
  • Design director - Nick Kumbari;
  • Ruslan Beridze and Zaza Mesropov - MORE Studio founders and designers;
  • Beso Kavelashvili - Art Director;
  • Nino Gordeladze and Beka Meparishvili - WINDFOR's Creative Directors;
  • Natia Gogia - Marketing Consultant;
  • Sandro Tsitskishvili - JWT Metro Senior Art Director;
  • Nika Gujejiani - Creative director of Bank of Georgia.


Levan Zazarashvili

Employer: Bank of Georgia, position:  Motion Graphic Designer

Interests: Motion Graphics & Graphic Designer, brand identity, packaging, video graphics




Awards and Scholarship for Best Student Portfolio for Audio-Visual and Media Arts Bachelor's Program Students:

  • Mari Kakhurishvili - Media Art IV course
  • Rati Abazadze - Audio-visual art IV course
  • Nino Kavelashvili - Media Art III course
  • Alexander Baev - Audio-Visual Art III Course
  • Salome Tsabutashvili - Media Art II course
  • Giorgi Lezhava - Audio-Visual Art II course

The wine company "Besini" awarded Students by premium white and red wine.

Best Lecturers of year 2018:

  • Diana Maglakelidze - Visual Art History, GIPA Professor;
  • Kakha Kakhadze - Design / Identity;
  • Beso Kacharava - Sound Design;
  • Nino Orjonikidze - Experimental Film;
  • Andro Bortsvadze - Digital Marketing;
  • Tamar Mshvenieradze - TV production and formats;
  • Levan Bachia - Art Direction;

The best lecturers of the year were awarded by Sarajishvili with best cognac and by Magazine "Indigo" with three months subscription and Journals.

Project organized by GIPA

Music Project: GIPA students Andro and Dato

Visual Project: Media Art Graduates Lisa and Irishka, Young Artist Anka Bochorishvili.

Information Support: Radio GIPA, Marketing and Journal Indigo.

Gifts: GIPA Training Center, wine company "Besini", Sarajishvili and magazine Indigo.

Portfolios can be found at Artfactory