Festivals: call for entries

Film Festival "Nomad 2023: A Living Land": Call for entries

The Film Festival “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” is organized by the Communications and Media Department of the University of Central Asia to be held in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. The Film Festival aims to provide a platform for emerging filmmakers contributing to the development of the film industry throughout Central Asia. 


Cinema Department: Continuation of the contest of scripts (2023_kg)

Temir Birnazarov's master-class: 2023_kg


Mirlan Abdykalykov

Contacts:   Production studio «Selkinchek»
Work address: 1, Dinara Asanova Street, Bishkek, 720030, Kyrgyzstan
work:+996 (312) 34 48 13
mob.: +996 (772) 50 15 79
fax: +996 (312) 34 48 12
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Date of birth: 03.07.1982
Education: Kyrgyz State National University, journalism department
Since 1990 to 2001 he was having main roles in films of Kyrgyz director Aktan Arym Kubat. Since 2003 to 2004 was working in Kazakhstan Republic in cinematography; since 2004 to 2008 was working at the Bigim studio as a second director and co-director. In 2008 has created his own studio Selkinchek which makes advertisement and social video, video clip and other.
2015: Sutak (Heavenly Nomadic) - world premiere at the Karlovy Vary
2019: Joo Kuluk (Running to the Sky) - world premiere athe Busan IFF, FIPRESCI award

2003 «Prairie express» by Amanjol Aytuarov, Satybaldy Narymbetov – as a cameraman assistant

2004 «Schizo» by Guka Omarova - as a cameraman assistant
2005 «Love like a test» by Erkin Ryspaev – as a co-director
2006 «Love has her own heaven» by Erkin Ryspaev – as a second director
2007 «The light thief» by Aktan Arym Kubat  - as a second director
Short films:

2010 «Pencil against ants»