Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2013

Nomination Detail

Yerbolat Toguzakov was born in Kazakhstan and graduated from the Almaty Planning and Economic Faculty of the Institute of National Economy in 1970 but Toguzakov dreamed of working in film. In 1974 the Kazakhfilm studio sent Toguzakov to Moscow for a two year course at the State Cinema of the USSR. He has since acted in feature films including The Gift to Stalin (2008), The Road to Home (2009), Kelin (2010) and The Tale of Pink Hare (2011). In 2012 Toguzakov won Kazakhstan’s National Award for “Actor of the Year”.


The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.

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