Imanbergen Marat Raкyshuly

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Academic Position: Senior Lecturer

Education / qualification:

1978-1982 – Alma-Ata Art College named after N.B.Gogol, Alma-Ata         

1982-1990 – All-Union State Institute of Cinematography named after S.A. Gerasimov, Moscow

Field of activity: scenography, design, pedagogy

Professional activity (work experience):

From 2019 to the present – a senior lecturer at the Department of Scenography and Decorative Arts, Faculty of Arts, Kazakh National University of Arts, Nur-Sultan

2010 – 2019 – «Design Media Group» (production of outdoor advertising, films, sets, set design, interior design, printing), Director

2008-2010 – LLP «MarZhan» (outdoor advertising production), Director

2002-2008- «Design Medi city» LLP (outdoor advertising production), Director

2000-2002- «Zhumbaktas-Astana» LLP (construction, repair works), Director

1998-2000- «Kazakhfilm Studio» Production Designer

1994-1998- Representative Office of British American Tobacco, Chief Artist

1990-1994- «Kazakhfilm Studio», Production Designer

1988- «Mosfilm» film Studio, Production Designer

1987- Special design Bureau, constructor, Almaty

Creative activity

Work as an art director of films (filmography):

1.«The little wolf among people», «Mosfilm» film studio, 1988, film director Temenov T., operator Gidt G.  The Jury Prize and Silver medal “Symbol of the European House” at the GIFFONI international film festival (Italy, 1989); Main prize “Lukas” at the children’s and youth film festival Frankfurt (Germany, 1990); Special jury prize “for the best directorial debut” at the international film festival (Lisbon, Portugal).

2.”Kyzgysh Kus”, “Kazakhfilm” film studio, 1991, film director Temenov T., operator Baktybekov B. Special prize at the international festival of youth cinema (Turin, Italy, 1992)

3.”The small digression”,” Kazakhfilm” film studio, 1991, film Director Aldongarova G., operator Popov G. Special prize and diploma “Umit” at the contest “Kazakh cinema today”, 1993

4.”Kairat”, “Kazakhfilm” film studio, 1992, film director Omirbayeva, operator S. Suleev. Jury prize “for the best visual solution” at the international film festival (Ashgabat, 1992); Silver leopard Prize; FIPRESCI Prize at the international film festival (Locarno, Italy); Grand Prix, Press Prize at the international film festival (Strasbourg, France); Second prize at the international film festival of three continents (Nantes, France); Diploma, Prize “for the best film style” at the contest “Kazakh cinema today”, 1993

5.”Sagan kusik Kerek pe?”, “Kazakhfilm” film studio 1994, film director Kasymbekov K., operator Toktabayev M.

  1. “Namys” (“Taukymet”), film director Koldauova U., operator Koichumanov S, Taishanov T. 1994.

7.Sagynysh” (“Waiting”),”Elfilm” film studio, film director Koldauova U., operator Umarov M. 1997,

8. “Crossroads in Astana”, 2015, “Khabar” tv channel,, film director E. Shynarbayev

The series was filmed for the first time in the pavilion of the new KAZMEDIA center in Astana. The pavilion area was 650 square meters, which was simultaneously built 28 objects for the TV series. This includes the decorations of such objects as сafe, several apartments, chambers of the Institute of cardiology, offices of managers, an art workshop, a photo studio, etc. 78 series were made.

9. “Altyn UYa”, “Corich Production”, “Kazakhstan” tv channel

, film director Rustembekov E.,2015

Demonstration of a 16-episode TV series on the Kazakhstan shopping Mall

  1. “the Little Prince of a big city” (“Bibol”), “Kazakhfilm” tv channel, 2015 film director Temenov T., operator Yakimchuk, D. Award “for the best children’s film named after Badal Rahman” at the international film festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh).

Work as a film set designer:

Setting the scenery for the movie “Sardar”, directed by film director B. Kalymbetov, 2003

Decorations were constructed in the Burabai State reserve. A 13-meter (5-store building height) figure of a sitting Buddha was made and installed, and the Dzungarian army headquarters was built.

Work as a set designer for TV studios:

News TV Studio on the TV channel “Astana” (Astana).

TV Studio of the morning program “Tansholpan” on the TV channel “Astana” (Astana).

News TV Studio on channel 7 (Astana).

News TV Studio on the TV channel ” ERA TV “(Astana).

TV Studio for the program Zh. Ertlesovoy “Professional conversation” on channel 7 (Astana).

News TV Studio, TV studios “Tansholpan”, ” Family “for the channel ” Kazakhstan-Aktau”, Aktau

News TV Studio on channel 7 (Astana).

The television Studio of the TV channel “Khabar»

Work as a set designer, production designer, and set designer:

Preparation and scenography of the International ballet festival at the Astana-Ballet theater, Astana

Production of scenery for the ballet “Zhusan”, Astana

Working as a designer

Implementation of outdoor advertising production for organizations – “British American Tobacco”, Forte Bank, Bank RBK, World Class, “Keruen” shopping center, “Sary ARKA” shopping center, “Kazakhstan” shopping center, “Dream” TD, “Astana-Ballet” and many others.

Creation of the interior design project Of the family center for creativity and development “Strana Mimioria “(area 1400 sq.m) in the shopping center “Sary ARKA ” (Astana).

Design of the exhibition “Innovate. Create. Disrupt” for “Nazarbayev University”.

Exhibition design in the library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy

Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Foreign language proficiency: English (basic)