George Ovashvili was born in Mtskheta, Georgia. He studied at the Polytechnical Institute (1981-1986).
Ovashvili is a graduate of the Georgian State Institute of Cinema and Theatre (1996), and the New York Film Academy at Universal Studios in Holywood (2006). A stage actor at the State Theatre, he also directed plays for children and ran an advertising agency.
WINNER! Crystal Globe Award and Ecumenical Award at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in July 2014. Running into the Black Sea is the Enguri River, marking the border between Georgia and Abkhazia...