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Adilet Karzhoev

TCMA Department Chair / Associate Professor

Television, Cinema and Media Arts Department

Division of Arts, Humanities and Communication


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Room: 415

  • Intro to TV and Cinema Techniques
  • Art and Theory of Editing

2019   MA in Journalism, American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

2011    BA in Communications Program: Department of Radio, Television and Cinema Arts,

             Kyrgyz- Turkish “Manas” University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


School of Film Directors and Scriptwriters |Saint Petersburg

2020 – Scriptwriting basics

Media Support Center | Bishkek

2018 – International workshop of media literacy

ANO Laboratory of social advertising, PF «Open Line» |Bishkek 

2015 – Production of social advertising on the topic of women rights

Scriptwriting residence of the documentary film EURASIADOC |Alamty-Erevan

2013-2014 – two-week program to write a documentary film script.

Producers Film School, Foundation of Cinematography Development | Cholpon-Ata

2013-2014 – Five day program of training producers


  • High School of Directors and Scriptwriters, Art of Scriptwriting, 32 Academic hours, Saint-Petersburg, January 2020
  • Attended a training for Media Information Literacy instructors, Bishkek, September 2018
  • «Production of social advertising», trainer- Georgiy Molodcov, Autonomous non-profit organization «Laboratory of social advertising», Bishkek, January 2015
  • Guest visiting International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam Academy (IDFA), Amsterdam, November 2014
  • Listener of the documentary film residence – EURASIADOC, Almaty, Pitching in a framework of a EURASIADOC project in Erevan, 2013, 2014
  • Listener of producer’s school of author’s cinema, Cholpon- Ata, 2013, 2014
  • Courses of professional managers in the field of film industry, Bishkek, February,2011


Special Mention of Jury 

2022 – VIDSEE Juree Asia Awards competition, Singapore.

Special Mention of Jury 

2022 – 15th International Film Festival “Sol Zemli”, Russia.

Diploma of the 1st degree 

2022 – 14th International Film Festival “Northern Character”, Russia.

Best Film | film «Black Wagon»

2022 – 16th International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival “Bir Duino-Kyrgyzstan”

Special Mention of Jury 

2022 – International Film Festival Ismailia, Egypt


Special Prize of Jury

2020 – International Film Festival "Moscow Premiere", Russia


Special Prize of Press 

2017 – IFF «Won together», Russia

Special Prize of Jury 

2016 – IFF Kyrgyzstan – land of short films, CIS countries

Best documentary film 

2016 – Forum of young filmmakers "Umut" of CIS countries, Kyrgyzstan


Special Prize for ethno cinematography

2016 – IFF Ethnocinema, Russia

Special Prize 

2016 – IFF of Turkiс World, Тurkey

Second Prize 

2014 – Film Festival «My Kyrgyzstan», UN Kyrgyzstan

Second Prize

2013 – IFF Golden Safranbolu, Тurkey

Second Prize

2013 – IFF Al-Jazeera, Qatar

Best nonfiction film

2012 – IFF Bastau, Kazahstan

Prize Bronze Knight 

2012 – IFF «Golden Knight», Russia

  • Cinema Studies
  • Filmmaking
  • Producing
  • Photo Art


Short fiction film «Burul»
2022 – Producer and director

Short documentary «Black Wagon»
2021 – Scriptwriter, producer and director

Full length documentary «Barakholka. The time machine»
2020 – Producer

Short fiction film «Carousel»
2019 – Scriptwriter and director

Short documentary «Thank you, doctor! »
2016 – Scriptwriter, director and cameraman

Short documentary «Sary-Oy»
2011 – Scriptwriter, director and editor

American University of Central Asia
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