Eteri Nioradze is a first-time filmmaker from Moscow, currently based in Los Angeles. She has earned her Master's Degree in Cultural Studies from the Moscow State University of Culture and Arts. She has 12+ years of work experience as a marketing and PR professional in the IT industry. She has always been very passionate about film and art. She finished filmmaking classes at Moscow Film School. Then Eteri completed a Filmmaking Course at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles which included the Production Workshop at the Universal Studios Hollywood. Studying filmmaking in Moscow and Hollywood was a turning point in her career. Eteri transitioned into filmmaking. The film "Please, Have a Seat!" is her debut work as a screenwriter, director, and producer. Today, the short movie “Please, Have a Seat!” has been noticed by many film festivals including Oscar, Canadian Screen Award, and IMDB qualifying festivals, and continues to have a festival circuit.