Festivals: call for entries

Cinema Department: New contest of scripts dedicated Ormon Khan

Kyrgyz Serial: The contest of scripts (2023_3_kg)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival currently looking for projects for Works in Progress selection

Work in Progress 2023:

At this event, producers and directors from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and North Africa will introduce new films that will premiere after the Karlovy Vary IFF.

Nurbek Egen
Nurbek Egen
Work address: Russia, Moscow 
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Nurbek Egen - FILM and TV Director, Screenwriter

Date of birth: 03.12.1975

Place of birth: Kyrgyzstan, Osh region
Education: 1994-2000 the All-Russian StateUniversity of Cinematography (VGIK).


1997 "A Day Older" (a short film)
IFF "Saint Anna" - 1st award, the winner of the festival, Moscow, Russia
IFF VGIK - special KODAK award, Moscow, Russia
IFF "Message To a Man" 1st award, the winner of festival, St.-Petersburg, Russia
IFF "CAMERAIMAGE" - "Bronze frog" award, Poland

2001 "Sanzhyra" (a short film)
  Oscar Nomination, competition for the best student's film produced at VGIK
  IFF "Young Artists Awards" - Best student's film award, Los Angeles, USA
                IFF"Berlinale" nomination, Germany
                IFF "Saint Anna" - the winner of festival, Moscow, Russia
                IFF "Karlovy Vary" nomination, Czech Republic
                IFF "Edinburgh" nomination, UK
                IFF "Montreal" nomination, Canada
                IFF "Copalbio" special award, Italy
                IFF "Cinecinecort", special award, France
                IFF "FICMA", Best short film award, Spain.
                IFF "Biarizza" 2nd prize, France
                IFF "Libya" "Best short film" award, Libya
                IFF "Spirit of Fire", Best short film award, Russia

2001 Director of TV commercials

2002 "The Brides Villissy" (television feature film, 4 series, shown on the 1st ORT TV channel)

2003 "The Secret Sign" (television feature film 8 series)

2005 "The Wedding Chest" (Feature film, debut)
             "Oscar" Nomination, competition for the best foreign film
             IFF "Karlovy Vary" Competition nomination, Czech Republic
             IFF "Kinoshok" Best Producer's debut award, Russia
             IFF "Gold Minbar", Best Cinematography award,
Special Award of the president of Tatarstan, Russia
             IFF "Gold hero" - "Silver Hero" award, Best Cinematography award, Italy
             IFF "Cottbus", Audience Award, Germany
             IFF "Amurskaya autumn", Best script award, Russia
             IFF "Eurasia" Audience Award, Kazakhstan
             IFF "New cinema" Best director award, Russia
             IFF "Listopad" Audience Award, Byelorussia
             IFF "Sevastopol" Audience Award, Ukraine

2007 "The Net" (TV series film 12 series, shown on the 1st ORT TV channel)

2008-2009 "The Birth of Manas as a Premonition" Documentary, production stage


2010 «The Fighter Doesn't Feel Pain»


2011 «Kalachi»