Ia Gavasheli was born and educated in Tbilisi, Georgia. She has a bachelor in Philology and a master in Media Management.
She never studied film, though a 3-year-long assistance job at the production company “Alamdary” opened the door to a new profession for her. Ia has worked as an assistant, producer and writer for some TV-shows and short documentaries and as a production manager for “Khibula”, a long feature drama by George Ovashvili. She was also involved in previous George Ovashvili movie, the award-winning “Corn Island” as the festival and distribution coordinator.
Currently she works as an executive producer for the long feature film by Soso Jachvliani - “Who Owns Ushba?”