Nino Dzandzava (1983) studied at the Shota Rustaveli Theater and Film State University of Georgia from 2001 till 2006, where she obtained a Master’s Degree in film studies. From 2010 to 2011, she completed a film conservation course at the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation (George Eastman House – International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York). Dzandzava has worked as a film critic and cultural commentator for various magazines and newspapers in Georgia. She has also published academic and research papers in magazines and catalogs internationally. From 2006 to 2009, she was involved with the Tbilisi International Film Festival. While working at the Film Heritage Department at the Georgian National Film Center (2006- 2009), she carried out several film preservation projects and helped develop the database for the National Filmography Web Portal: www.geocinema.ge. Dzandzava interned at the Anthology Film Archives in New York and at the Haghefilm Foundation in Amsterdam. She is currently, the Deputy Director of the Central Archive of Audio-Visual Documents at the National Archives of Georgia. She curates photographic exhibitions in various institutions in Georgia (including the Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery and Giorgi Leonidze State Museum of Literature) and researches photography in Georgia. In 2013, she collaborated with the Sa.Ga. publishing house as the scientific editor of a monograph about one of the pioneers of Georgian cinema, Germane Gogitidze, called From the Past of Georgian Cinema.