Best International Short Film Director & Best International Short Film

Director: Samara Sagynbaeva

Samara Sagynbaeva was born on August 13, 1990 in Kyrgyzstan. She completed her journalism studies at Kyrgyz National University of Jusup Balasgyn in Bishkek and worked as a journalist for the local radio ”Sanjyra”. Now, currently living in Prague and studying at FAMU International (Prague Film Academy).

Producer: Ali Toktakunov

Ali Toktakunov is a well known investigative journalist who investigates corruption cases in Kyrgyzstan and a founder of the public foundation MEDIA HUB. He also produces Kyrgyz short fiction and documentary films.