Festivals: call for entries

Pitching for short fiction films from Uzbekistan & Kyrgyzstan
Date: 15.09 - 15.11.2021
Place: Almaty, Kazakhstan 
Salem Short — первый питчинг короткометражного жанрового кино от Salem

New film festival "Snow Leopard - Guardian of the Mountains"
Date: 27.08.2021
Place: Kyrgyzstan 

Cinema Department: Continuation of the contest of scripts about Jusup Abdrakhmanov (ru)
Main achievements

Olivier Pere (Art-director of Locarno IFF, Switzerland) – Special programme Open Doors, dedicated to Central-Asian films and film projects . 12 participants from Kyrgyzstan.









Ulf Sigvardson (manager of Goteborg IFF Fund, Sweden) –  Equipped video-studio which produces films by young filmmakers.









Bianca Taal (Director of Hubert Bals Fund of Rotterdam IFF, the Netherlands) – Financial support of 2 Kyrgyz film projects, participation of Kyrgyz films in Rotterdam Film Festival.








Joel Chapron (film critic, programmer of Cannes IFF, France) –  Promotion of Kyrgyz films to French film festivals, articles about Kyrgyz cinema and film festival in French press.








Cedomir Kolar (member of Board of European film Academy, Oscar-winning film producer, France) – Full producing of the film by Kyrgyz film director.









Gulnara Abikeeva (film critic, Art-director of “Eurasia” IFF, Kazakhstan) – Articles about Kyrgyz cinema and film festival in Central-Asian press, participation of Kyrgyz films in “Eurasia” IFF.