Adilkhan Yerzhanov

Adilkhan Yerzhanov

Kazakhstan

Biography

Adilkhan Yerzhanov was born in 1982 in the Jezkazgan region of Kazakhstan. In 2009, he finished his studies in film directing at the Kazakhstan National Academy of Arts, and was then able to continue his training in New York thanks to a bursary. In 1999, he received accolades for the first Kazakh animation series KOZY-KORPESH AND BAYAN-SULU. He made several shorts and features, among which THE OWNERS (2014), which premiered at Cannes and was subsequently screened and awarded at many film festivals all over the world. His new film, THE PLAGUE AT THE KARATAS VILLAGE (2016), had its world premiere at IFF Rotterdam.

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