Alexandre Kvatashidze

45 North 12th Street. San Jose, CA, 95112.USA

sandygeorgia@yahoo.com

 

Education: TV and Cinema Designer 2000 - 2002

State Academy of Arts. Tbilisi, Georgia

TV News Production June 2002

REUTERS FOUNDATION

London, England

 

TV News Production November December 2000

INTERNEWS Media School

Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Photojournalism May 2000 International Center For Journalism

Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Bachelor of Arts, Artist-Painter 1996-2001

Tbilisi State University, Department of Art and Humanities

Painter-Teacher 1992-1996

Nikoladze College of Fine Arts

Tbilisi, Georgia

 

Work experience: Producer August 2004-2005

Broadcasting Company RUSTAVI 2

Investigative Program 60 minutes

 

Camera Operator/Video Editor October 2004-2005 Broadcasting Company RUSTAVI 2

Documentary Department

Camera Operator/Video Editor 2001-2004 Broadcasting Company RUSTAVI 2

Investigative Program 60 minutes

 

Video/Still Photographer 1999

Cooperation with ASSOCIATED PRESS

Chechnya

 

Awards: IRE Special Recognition June 2003 For the investigative video story Georgian Railway

Washington DC, USA

 

First Prize in annual competition of Photo Documentary November 2000

Shardin Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

 

Grand Prix in competition on photojournalism May 2000

ICFJ Georgia.

 

Skills: Language: Georgian - Native

English Good

Russian Good

Professional: Operating with different type of video and photo cameras,

Video-editing and sound systems.

Computer operating: Mac OS: Final Cut Pro. Windows: basic MS Office and Adobe programs.