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Emir Kusturica. Photo courtesy of arthouse.ru
Emir Kusturica to star in Kazakhstan-Russian movie

Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica will take part in Russian-Kazakh historical drama called Zhangir. Big Game.

Emir Kusturica to star in Kazakhstan-Russian movie
Poster for Er Tostik and Aidakhar movie. Photo courtesy of KazakhFilm©
Over $1 million spent on Er Tostik and Aidakhar 3D cartoon

3.5 years ago the Animation Center was created in Kazakhstan and work on Er Tostik and Aidakhar started at about the same time: KazakhFilm.

Over $1 million spent on Er Tostik and Aidakhar 3D cartoon
Film frame from the Gloomy Sunday.
Hungarian comedies to be screened in Almaty during spring holiday

The Consulate General of Hungary and Oleg Boretsky’s Movie Club are the organizers of From Hungary With Love Film Festival.

Hungarian comedies to be screened in Almaty during spring holiday
Oleg Boretskiy. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Kazakhstan's Shal movie is worth an Oscar: Boretskiy

Boretskiy is sure that Kazakhstan would have had more chances to get the Oscar if the country had submitted Shal movie of Yermek Tursunov.

Kazakhstan's Shal movie is worth an Oscar: Boretskiy
Yermek Tursunov. ©Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Director of Shal and Kelin movies to leave Kazakhstan

Prominent Kazakhstan filmmaker Yermek Tursunov is going to leave Kazakhstan when he reaches retirement age.

Director of Shal and Kelin movies to leave Kazakhstan
We had a real tandem with director: Harmony Lessons operator
We had a real tandem with director: Harmony Lessons operator

Operator of prize-winning Harmony Lessons Aziz Zhambakiyev told about his experience of working with the movie's director Emir Baigazin.

We had a real tandem with director: Harmony Lessons operator
Director of Harmony Lessons Emir Baigazin. Photo courtesy of KazakhFilm Studios
Kazakhstan's Harmony Lessons receives award at Berlinale

Kazakhstan movie Harmony Lessons won a Silver Bear for extraordinary Artistic Achievement for its cinematographer Aziz Zhambakiyev at the 63rd Berlinale.

Kazakhstan's Harmony Lessons receives award at Berlinale
Snapshot of Harmony Lessons movie. ©Harmony Lessons Film Production
Kazakhstan's Harmony Lessons receives positive feedback at Berlinale

Harmony Lessons movie of Kazakhstan director Emir Baigazin has received high praise from famous trade publications and movie critics.

Kazakhstan's Harmony Lessons receives positive feedback at Berlinale
'No big red button' for Oscars host MacFarlane
'No big red button' for Oscars host MacFarlane

The producers of this year's Oscars show said Monday they have no "big red button" to press in case boundary-pushing host Seth MacFarlane oversteps the mark.

'No big red button' for Oscars host MacFarlane
Stillframe of The Sword of Victory movie. Photo courtesy of KazakhFilm Studios
KazakhFilm Studio to release 10 movies in 2013

Yermek Amanshayev, KazakhFilm Studio president, gave an interview to Tengrinews.kz and told about the studio's plans for 2013.

KazakhFilm Studio to release 10 movies in 2013
Realtor's shooting team. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Realtor movie is most title-winning movie of 2012

Realtor won its sixth prize when it was awarded with the White Chameleon Award at the 6th Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival.

Realtor movie is most title-winning movie of 2012
Timur Bekmambetov. ©RIA Novosti
Bekmambetov to make a movie about hijackers

Kazakhstan-born Timur Bekmambetov will film Heatseekers action-movie.

Bekmambetov to make a movie about hijackers
Kazakhstan filmmaker Emir Baigazin. Photo courtesy of Kazakhfilm Studios
Kazakhstan movie to be screened as part of official selection of Berlinale Film Festival for the first time

Kazakhstan drama will be screened as part of official selection along with movies made by Steven Soderbergh, Gus Van Sant, Bruno Dumont.

Kazakhstan movie to be screened as part of official selection of Berlinale Film Festival for the first time
'Django' wins early Globes, but Spielberg eyes gold
'Django' wins early Globes, but Spielberg eyes gold

Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked "Django Unchained" won two key Golden Globes on Sunday, but Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" was still hoping for awards glory in the show's final straight.

'Django' wins early Globes, but Spielberg eyes gold
Zhauzhurek Myn Bala. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Zhauzhurek Myn Bala droped off Oscar Award list

Only five movies will by on the final list of the Oscar Award and these movies will be announced on January 10, 2013.

Zhauzhurek Myn Bala droped off Oscar Award list
Kazakhstan filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov.
Bekmambetov will film his Oz movie in Almaty

Bekmambetov’s Bazelevs Film Company will start filming the new movie in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on January 5, 2013.

Bekmambetov will film his Oz movie in Almaty
Movie about Kazakhstan expedition to South Pole presented in Almaty
Movie about Kazakhstan expedition to South Pole presented in Almaty

The documentary called 108 hours shows the first Kazakhstan expedition’s journey to the Antarctic.

Movie about Kazakhstan expedition to South Pole presented in Almaty
Robert De Niro. Photo courtesy of filmofilia.com
Robert De Niro watched Kazakhstan-made movie

Zhauzhurek Myn Bala became the first Kazakhstan-made movie screened at Doha Tribeca Film Festival over the history of its existence.

Robert De Niro watched Kazakhstan-made movie
Darezhan Omirbayev's Student film frame.  Photo courtesy of kazakhfilmstudios.kz
Kazakhstan-made Student movie awarded in Portugal

Student, directed by Darezhan Omirbayev, was awarded at the Portugal Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival.

Kazakhstan-made Student movie awarded in Portugal
Blind pianist beats odds to become Taiwan movie star
Blind pianist beats odds to become Taiwan movie star

Huang Yu-siang was born with a gift and a disability. He has a huge talent for music, but he is blind. His story has become a movie that has captivated audiences in his native Taiwan.

Blind pianist beats odds to become Taiwan movie star