Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2017
Nomination category
Country
  • Kyrgyzstan

Nomination Detail

Dastan Zhapar Uulu is a filmmaker from Kyrgyzstan. He graduated from Kyrgyz State University of Culture and Arts in the Theatre and Cinema Faculty in 2010 and that same year became a Member of Union of cinematographers of the Kyrgyz Republic. A Father’s Will marks his feature film debut as both a scriptwriter and director. His work as a cinematographer includes the documentaries Cradle of Happiness (2010), The Way to Mecca (2011) and The Lamp (2015) and feature film Affection (2013). (82)

An honoured artist in his home country of Kyrgyzstan, Bakyt Mukul is an actor, writer and director. In 1991, he graduated from Theater School with a degree in drama and film acting. He is currently a member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Kyrgyz Republic. The already award-winning feature film A Father’s Will is his debut feature, which he wrote and directed together with Dastan Zhapar Uulu.

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