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Igor Tsay during filming of He is Dragon. Photo courtesy of Igor Tsay
Kazakhstani crew about Bekmambetov's new movie

Igor Tsay and his "Kun-Do" school of stage combat participated in shooting of Timur Bekmambetov's new He is Dragon movie.

Kazakhstani crew about Bekmambetov's new movie
Photo made during filming of Hardcore. Photo courtesy of Timur Bekmambetov
Kazakh director Bekmambetov's film wins in Toronto

Hardcore, a movie of Kazakh director and producer Timur Bekmambetov, won in Toronto Film Festival’s Midnight Madness program.

Kazakh director Bekmambetov's film wins in Toronto
Timur Bekmambetov ©REUTERS
Morgan Freeman to star in Kazakh director's Ben-Hur

Famous Kazakh director Timur Bekmambetov has started filming the newest adaptation of Lew Wallace's classic: Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ.

Morgan Freeman to star in Kazakh director's Ben-Hur
Cybernatural screenshot
Bekmametov's take on cyber bullying premier at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal

Timur Bekmambetov has presented a horror film Cybernatural that engages with provocative theme of cyber bullying at the Fantasia International Film Festival 2014 in Montreal.

Bekmametov's take on cyber bullying premier at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal
Kun-do team lead by Igor Tsai (center left first row).
Kazakhstan's stunt actors in Russian movie

A team of Kazakhstan's professional stunt actors from Kun-Do action studio led by Igor Tsai is engaged in shooting of action scenes in Fighter, a Russian movie.

Kazakhstan's stunt actors in Russian movie
A shot from movie's trailer
Bekmambetov's Squirrels horror trailer released

The pre-production sales trailer for Squirrels horror movie produced by Timur Bekmambetov, hit the internet.

Bekmambetov's Squirrels horror trailer released
Head of Kun-Do school Igor Tsai (L) and Timur Bekmambetov (C). Personal archive photo
Kazakhstan Kun-Do actors to perform stunts in Indian movie

A team of professional stunt actors of Kazakhstan’s Kun-Do stunt fighting school has been invited to cooperate with a Bollywood filmmaker.

Kazakhstan Kun-Do actors to perform stunts in Indian movie
Timur Bekmambetov. ©RIA Novosti
Bekmambetov named most commercially successful filmmaker in Russia

Timur Bekmambetov’s films have earned about $140 million in Russian film distribution industry.

Bekmambetov named most commercially successful filmmaker in Russia
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 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
Igor Tsay with Timur Bekmambetov. Igor Tsay personal archive photo
Kazakhstan Kun-Do team will direct stunt fighting in Gentlemen of Fortune remake

Kazakhstan Kun-Do Stunt Fighting School will develop action scenes for a remake of the notorious Soviet comedy Gentlemen of Fortune.

Kazakhstan Kun-Do team will direct stunt fighting in Gentlemen of Fortune remake
Vincent Cassel. ©Shynar Ospanova
Vincent Cassel wishes to act in Bekmambetov’s movies

Vincent Cassel is interested in acting in Timur Bekmambetov's movies, because he is very impressed with his Abraham Lincoln.

Vincent Cassel wishes to act in Bekmambetov’s movies
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter film frame.
A joint project of Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton opens Astana Film Festival

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, a joint project of Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton, has been selected the opening film of the festival in Kazakhstan.

A joint project of Timur Bekmambetov and Tim Burton opens Astana Film Festival
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" film frame
Bekmambetov’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” won’t be a moneymaking movie

The movie is extremely controversial, nobody has filmed the U.S. presidents chasing vampires with an axe before: Kazakhstan-born director Timur Bekmambetov.

Bekmambetov’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” won’t be a moneymaking movie
Timur Bekmambetov. ©Danial Okassov
Bekmambetov wants to make Astana new Asian cinema hub

The organizers of the Festival have invited young filmmakers from the most famous Asian film schools to find a new Astana super-hero.

Bekmambetov wants to make Astana new Asian cinema hub
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" film frame.
Cartoons are ahead of Bekmambetov’s Abraham Lincoln: box office

The filmmakers hoped that the $68 million movie would draw at least $20 million in its first weekend.

Cartoons are ahead of Bekmambetov’s Abraham Lincoln: box office
Astana Festival of Action Films. ©Vladimir Dmitriyev
Kazakhstan is looking for a superhero

Timur Bekmambetov’s Festival of Action Films Astana announced a contest of Kazakhstan superheros.

Kazakhstan is looking for a superhero
Timur Bekmambetov.. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Bekmambetov mulling a film about American inventor Thomas Edison

Timur Bekmambetov is going to make a film about the patent war between American inventor Thomas Edison and engineer George Westinghouse.

Bekmambetov mulling a film about American inventor Thomas Edison
Timur Bekmambetov. ©RIA Novosti
Bekmambetov to receive Best International Film Director award in USA

The U.S. National Association of Theater Owners named Timur Bekmambetov the best 2011 International Film Director.

Bekmambetov to receive Best International Film Director award in USA

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