The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved the new composition of the Expert Council at the Kazakhcinema (Resolution No. 249 of 27.04.2022), which included 16 experts, including representatives of national culture and art, directors, producers, screenwriters and film critics.
The Сomposition of the Expert Council in 2022
ABDUALIYEV Akan – Head of the Kazakh State Philharmonic named by Zhambyl, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan.
AYBASSOV Zhandos – actor, director, producer.
ALMURATOV Nurgissa – director, actor, screenwriter.
BORETSKYI Oleg – film expert, Candidate of Philosophy Sciences, Associate Professor of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.
DUNGENBAYEVA Saltanat – screenwriter, scenarist, editor.
YELUBAY Smagul – writer, screenwriter, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan.
YERSHOVA Marina – Head of SC Distribution Company.
ZHOLZHAKSYNOV Doskhan – actor, film director, People's Artist of Kazakhstan.
ZHUMAGALI Kurmanbek – General Director LLP «TV and Radio Company «31 channel».
KURISHBAYEV Yerkebulan – Executive producer LLP «Qara production».
MAEMIROV Askhat – Director of the Musical Theater of the Young Spectator of the Akimat of Nur-Sultan, Doctor of Philosophy, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan.
MANABAY Damir – Director, screenwriter, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan.
MUKUSHEVA Nazira – Film expert, Art Criticism Candidate, Professor of the KazNAU.
SATYBALDY Azamat – Principal of Kazakh National Art University named after T.Zhurgenov, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan.
TANYSBAY Lyazzat – Chairman of the Management Board of the «Qazaqstan» Republican TV and Radio Complex, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan.
TULEUTAY Yerlan – Director, screenwriter, musician.
According to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Cinematography”, the Expert Council is an advisory body consisting of creative workers and experts. The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan approves the position and composition of the Expert Council.
According to the Regulations on the Expert Council, its main task is to develop proposals for the recognition of the film as national.
The functions of the Expert Council includes:
1) Consideration of film projects claiming to be recognize as national films.
2) Preparation of an opinion on the financing of film projects claiming to be recognize as national films.
3) Making a decision on the recognition of the film as national or on the refusal to recognize the film as national.
4) Other functions assigned to the competence of the Council.