Muratzhan Mukazhanov, the leading actor in the film “Shyrakshy / Guardian”, who received the Grand Jury Special Diploma “For creating a poetic image of the cinema art attendant” at the recent Open Russian Film Festival...
The master of Kazakh cinematography, People's Artist of the USSR Asanali Ashymov, who played the main role in the film "Aruakh" directed by Huat Akhmetov,as awarded the prize for best male actor in a full-length film at the Open Russian Film Festival "Kinoshok", which was held in Anapa from September 1 to September 8, 2019 .
“The Last Teacher” short film (directed by Alen Rakhmetaliyev) received the 2d prize at The International Short Film Festival Dostluk Kısa. The festival took place within 14 and 16 of December in Istanbul, Turkey.
In Almaty the premiere screening of a feature film “The Way of the Leader: Astana” took place. The feature is made by “Kazakhfilm” studio with participation of “Sataifilm” company as per request of Ministry of Culture and Sports of RoK. Directed by Akan Satayev.
Today in Almaty the press screening of “Baluan Sholak” film took place. The film is made by ‘Kazakhfilm” studio due to Ministry of Culture’s request. Directed by Nurgeldy Sadygulov, this historical feature tells the story of legendary wrestler, singer and composer Baluan Sholak and his hardships.
Premiere of a documentary “The land of tulips” took place In Almaty. The film was made at “Kazakhfilm” studio due to the request from Ministry of Culture and Sports of RoK.
“Hide-n-seek” short film (directed by Venera Kairzhanova) was announced “best feature film” at Republican short films festival which was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Baurzhan Nogerbek who founded the professional film criticism in Kazakhstan.
On September 11th 2018 the set tour for the media took place at the lake of Tuzkol where principal photography of full-length feature ‘The Horse Thieves” is taking place. The project is a Kazakh-Japanese coproduction...
The film “Walnut tree” directed by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov and produced by JSC “Kazakhfilm” named after Shaken Aimanov participated in the Main Competition of the 22nd International Festival of Asian Cinema Vesoul (France). It won International Jury Special Mention awards (“To the talent/flair to evoke a smile despite tough/complicated economic and political situation”) and Press Jury Special Mentions awards (“To the graphic and bold image of rural living”). The film “Walnut tree” was selected by professionals among the best Asian films to the Festival programme.
On the 24th of December in Almaty in the cinema «Bekmambetov Cinema 3D» (The Republican square 2, the shopping mall «Almaly») there will be premier screening of the documentary films producing by JSC «Kazakhfilm» named after Shaken Aimanov: «Abzal’s homeland» (film directors K. Dyusembayev and V. Tyulkin), «The worlds of Moris Simoshko» (film director A. Golovinskiy), «Saving people’s hearts» (film director O. Tastanov), «Desht-i-Kypchak. Secret signs» (film directors B. Gafu, A. Kamenskiy).