Nikozi is a village in the east part of Georgia. Which is currently a conflict zone. Village has an art school (After the name of St. Alexander Okorpiridze). Animation is one of the subject, amongst others, taught in the school. International Animation Film Festival – “Nikozi” was founded in 2011, by initiative of St. Alexander Okropiridze Art School and Eparchy of Tskhinvali, with great help of Embassy of Poland. In 2017, it will be held for 7th time in succession.