Khatuna Khundadze

Khatuna Khundadze is a Georgian film director and a producer from Tbilisi, Georgia. After
finishing her studies in Medicine (specializing in pediatrics), Khatuna changed course and enrolled
in cultural studies in Germany, at the Stuttgart State Academy of Fine Arts. She graduated from
Stuttgart with a Master’s degree in Arts, specializing in sculpture

In Germany, Khatuna studied cultural management and worked as a manager of cultural
activities, as a freelance artist, and an exhibition curator. She also established a gallery for
amateur artists.
In late 2012, Khatuna returned to her home country, Georgia, and started her job as the
Deputy Minister of Culture of Georgia. From 2013 till 2016, Khatuna had been the head of the
Department of International Cultural and Humanitarian Relations. During these years, Khatuna
initiated and implemented numerous projects to promote Georgian culture. For many years,
Khatuna showcased and brought various fields of Georgian culture throughout Europe and
prepared TV reports for Georgian Television channels. After her return to Tbilisi, Ms. Khundadze
started her studies at the Georgia State University of Theater and Film, at the Faculty of Film
Directing, and graduated with honors with a Master degree in Arts. Nowadays, she continues her
studies at the same university in pursuit of a Ph.D.
Nowadays, Khatuna Khundadze is a director of the oldest film studio in the ex-soviet union
Georgian Film; she is the first female to do so.
Khatuna lives and works in Tbilisi, Georgia.