Biography

Misho Antadze (b. Tbilisi, 1993) is a Georgian filmmaker based in Amsterdam. He received his BFA in Film/Video at CalArts, and MA in Artistic Research at the Netherlands Film Academy. Working with both an observational form and found footage, recent subjects addressed in his work include historical alligators, cows and robots, statues, landscapes, bitcoin mining, the representation of technology and science.

His works have screened at International FIlm Festival Rotterdam, DocLisboa, Full Frame Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest and Viennale among many others, and have been awarded at Jeonju International FIlm Festival and European Film Festival Palic.

Education:

2018-2020 Netherlands Film Academy MA Artistic Research in Film/Video

2011-2015 CalArts (California Institute of the Arts) BFA/Film Video

Selected works and screenings

Metabolism (12’, No dialogue, 2023)

World Premiere: Sheffield DocFest, Dutch Premiere: Museumnacht at Eye Filmmuseum

3 Songs for Saturn (12’, English, 2021)

World Premiere: Alchemy Film and Arts.

Selected screenings: Ukrainian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, September 2022

The Harvest (70’, Georgian, 2019)

World Premiere: International Film Festival Rotterdam

Selected Screenings: DocLisboa, Full Frame Film Festival, E-Flux, Tbilisi Film Festival, Arsenal Berlin, Millennium Docs Against Gravity.

Awards: NETPAC prize at Jeonju International Film Festival, Best Film in Parallels & Encounters section of Panic European Film Festival

Mariachi Plaza (20’, English, 2017)

World Premiere: EXPRMNTL Brussels, NA Premiere: Ann Arbor Film Festival

The Many Faces of Comrade Gelovani (Student work, 65’, 2019) World Premiere: Viennale

Talks and Panels

Decolonizing Art: Beyond the Obvious (September 2022), Ukrainian Pavilion, Venice Biennale With Prof. Madina Tlostanova, Kateryna Bolot, Tetyana Filevska, Prof. Vitaly Chernetsky.

Essential Labor of Survival (June 2022)

With Marija Hlavajova, Robbie Schweiger and Yuliia Elyas. Hosted by HKU Loods, Utrecht

Should artists from the West make films in the East? And if so, then how? (June 2021) Debate/discussion with Eric Baudelaire regarding Letters to Max

Hosted by when site lost the plot, Amsterdam

Reviews

Tiago de Luca (University of Warwick) — Making the Digital Visible (and Audible) Docalogue, Docalogue (March 2020)

Silke Panse (University for the Creative Arts) — Of Cows, Cryptocurrencies, and Machines in Images, Docalogue (March 2020)

Robert Kuret — From Workers to Caretakers: Accelerationism and it’s Visions in Misho Antadze’s The Harvest, Kino! Magazine for Cinema and Cinematic Issues (Vol.39)

Rohan Crickmar — Show Me the Bitcoin, East European Film Bulletin (Vol.91)

Teaching

CREA Amsterdam — December 2023

Courses — Introduction to Film; Making a Short

ArtEZ Arnhem, GDA- January 2023

Project Month Workshop — Film Between Fact & Fiction

University of Bristol

May 2021, Invited guest lecturer for Prof. Luciano Piazza’s experimental film workshop

University of Applied Arts, Vienna - March 2020

Talk to students of Masters program in Social Design

ArtEZ Arnhem, GDA– May 2020

Filming the Invisible — Talk to Bachelors students in Graphic Design, Class of Monika Gruzite