Ana Urushadze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia on September 11, 1990. Graduated from Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film State University in 2013. She has written and directed several shorts, includeed ONE MAN LOVED ME (2012) i IDEAS (2010). SCARY MOTHER is her debut feature film, awarded with Heart of Sarajevo For Best Feature Film at the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival. Film also won Cineuropa Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival 2017. At Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2017 SCARY MOTHER won Best Performance by an Actress (Nato Murvanidze) and Jury Grand Prize; at Gijón International Film Festivalu (2017) awarded for Best Cinematography (Konstantin Esadze) and Best Director; at Locarno International Film Festival (2017) Urushadze won awards for Best First Feature and Youth Jury Award (First Prize); Special Mention at Mumbai Film Festival (International Competition) 2017; at San Francisco International Film Festival (2018) Urushadze won Golden Gate Award for New Director.