‘Samgau 2018’ festival of short films will sum up on the eve of the jubilee of the capital
The ‘Samgau 2018’ festival of short films will sum up on the eve of the jubilee of the capital. On July 5th, winners of the contest will be announced in Shymkent, which is timed to the 20th anniversary of Astana. The submission deadline is July 1st. Filmmakers aged 14 to 29 are eligible for participation. According to organizers, the requirements are simplified. The main aspect is to convey a five to ten minutes story on social problems such as family values, fight against corruption, sports, patriotism and the young capital, Astana. Last year, 20 filmmakers took part in the competition. This year, the number of contestants is expected to be doubled.
BEREKE DUISEBEKOV, DIRECTOR, YOUTH RESOURCE CENTER, SOUTH KAZAKHSTAN REGION:
- Through this festival we want to have new faces in the film industry, so that in the future they will participate in republican and international contests. The results will be announced early next month which is closer to the holiday.