Festivals: call for entries

Kyrgyz films for the presentation at the Marche Du Film (Cannes Film Festival)


77th Cannes Film Festival: 14-25.05.2024 

Dates for Kyrgyz applicants: 06-12.05.2024 


Reception of applications for Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is still in progress


On February 1, submission for the XX Kazan International Muslim Film Festival started. The submission will last till June 1, 2024. The Selection Committee will finish its work by the beginning of July. After this, the official selection will be announced.


ALTERNATIVA FILM PROJECT call for entries: Development Lab


Deadline: 28.04.2024

Bukhara, Almaty and online, June-October 2024

Stambulbek Mambetaliev

Contacts: Kyrgyz-Turkish University "Manas"
Work address: Jal, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

GSM: +996 552 00 52 34

E-mail: stas_cinema@mail.ru


Date of birth: 13.03.1977
Education: BA Radio,TV and Cinema Department, Kyrgyzstan–Turkey Manas University, 2004 & MA Communication KTMU, 2007
Professional Experiences:
Research Assistan, KTMU, 2005-2008
Instructor, KTMU, 2008
Asst. Department Head, RTC Department, KTMU, 2009-2011
Military Status  : May 1996 - November 1997

Duties Performed in the Projects:

2003-2004 “Nevruz” – Documentary Film, Assistant to Director – Cameraman

2004 “Girls of Manas” – Folk Dance Club – Music Clip, Cameraman

2005 “Nevruz” – Introductory Film, Cameraman

2005 “Talant” – Documentary Film, Script Writer – Director –– Cameraman

2006 “Among the Clouds” Documentary Film, Director

2006 “Kyrgyz  – Turkish Manas University Introductory Film”, Director

2006 “St.Valentine’s Day” – Documentary Film, Director  

2007 “The Formation of Kyrgyz Identity in the 20th Century” – Documantary Film, Director of Photography

2008 “Living History of  Central Asian People – The Case of Kyrgyzstan” - Documantary Film, Director of Photography (Kyrgyzstan,Turkey, Japan)

2011 “Trans - Siberia” – Documentary Film, Director of Photography (Turkey)

2012 “Nomadic” – Documentary Film, Director of Photography and Film Manager

2013 Herıtage From Ancestors: Sayıngs - The Manas Epıc – Documentary Film



Director of Photography and Film Manager:


Administrative Responsibilities:

2009 – 2010 Asst. Department Head, RTC

Scientific Associations Membership:

Kyrgyz Cinema Union


Attended Training Programmes:

2007 Training for Cinema Directors,

Switzerland Cinema Devolopment Organization and Hivos Organization, 





2006 Aydın Doğan Foundation, 16th Young Communicators’ Competition, Istanbul/Turkey

        The Best Documentary Film Category

        “Among the Clouds” – First Runer-up Award


2006 8th International “1001 Nights”  Documentary Film Festival  Istanbul/Turkey

        The Best Documentary Film Category 

        “Among the Clouds” Documentary Film


2007 1st. Issyk Lake International Film Festival

         Documentary Film Category

         “Among the Clouds”Documentary Film

        The Best Director Award 


2012 XVI International Film Festival “Save and Protect”, The Best Cinematography”, Hanty-Mansiysk - Russia, August 

2012 National Cinema Award Ak İlbirs-2012” (“White Bars-2012”), The Best Cinematography”, Bishkek – Kyrgyzstan, 27 October, 2012