6В02102 – «Cinematography»

Field of professional activity:

Culture, art and education, mass media

Objects of professional activity

Film and TV studios, institutions of culture, art and mass media,

Higher educational institutions of art, culture and mass media.


Subjects of professional activity:

Organization of the creative and production process in institutions of culture, art and mass media for the purpose of creating highly artistic works of audiovisual art.

Types of professional activity:

Bachelors in the field of Cinematography can perform the following types of professional activities:

– creative;

– organizational and creative;

– service and maintenance;

– educational (pedagogical).


The functions of professional activity cover the creative, organizational, managerial, and pedagogical spheres.


Typical tasks of the professional activity of a film and television operator:

creating visual images on various media that meet a high level of spirituality and culture.


A graduate can hold the following positions:

film and TV production operator, teacher, lighting specialist, camera equipment repair specialist, specialist in the development of new technologies in film and TV, etc. in accordance with their education.


Academic degree: bachelor’s degree

Elective subject for the UNT: elective subject + creative exams

Form of education: full-time, full-time with the use of remote technologies


– 4 years after secondary education

– 3 years after secondary professional education

– 3 years after higher education

The program allows you to master the technical skills necessary to work in the field of cinematography, as well as get a holistic view of the world and Kazakhstan’s cultural context and be trained by the best theoreticians and practitioners working in the field of domestic cinematography Film and Television.
The program has:
• The innovative and creative nature of training
• Practice-oriented courses
• Training from current practitioners of screen art
• Workshop system based on years of experience in film schools
• Master classes, trainings, creative meetings with leading experts in world cinematography.

• The art of a cameraman
• The skill of the cameraman
• Mounting
• World camera schools
• Aesthetics of audio-visual arts
• Operator in modern television and film production
• Operator work with space

Umarov M. Zh. – cameraman, director of documentaries. The main operator of RTRK «Kazakhstan» is a branch of Almaty. Laureate of international, all-union, republican film festivals. Member of the Union of Cinematographers of Kyrgyzstan, member of the Union of Cinematographers of Kazakhstan, «excellent of culture».









Kostylev Alexander Viktorovich – cameraman, director of photography, senior lecturer at the Department of «Motion picture art», University of «Turan».
He graduated with honors in 2000 from the Kazakh State Academy of Arts named after T. Zhurgenov with a degree in «camera work».
He recorded in his assets: 10 feature films, 8 documentaries, 21 commercials, 12 music video clips. In 2014 he was awarded the Prize of the Fund of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation in the field of culture and art for high camera skills. In 2015, he was awarded an honorary diploma for cooperation with the Archive of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2016, he was awarded a letter of thanks from the Union of Cinematographers of Kazakhstan for his contribution to the development of Kazakh cinema.

Vertyakov A.N. – Director of photography, graduate of the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography named after S. A. Gerasimov under the «Bolashak» program. Readable disciplines: Operator skill, Film composition, Film lighting, Photocomposition.






Vasiliev Mikhail Iosifovich – cameraman. Member of the Union of Cinematographers. The author of more than 30 documentaries, 5 fiction full-length and short films. Readable disciplines: Operator skill; Movie lighting; Film composition; Camera workmanship.







Raisov Nikolay Kabkenovich – cameraman. Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the USSR, member of the Union of Cinematographers of Kazakhstan, laureate of international, all-union, republican film festivals. Read disciplines: Lighting engineering.






Korenchuk Valery Dmitrievich – Honored Worker of Culture, Associate Professor of the Department of «Motion picture art», President of the «Medeo» Photo Club, Academician of the Petrovsky Academy of Sciences and Arts, Member of the Confederation of the Union of Cinematographers of the CIS, Honorary Journalist of Kazakhstan.
On December 1, 2018, Valery Dmitrievich became the only holder of the EFIAP / p title «Platinum Excellence of the International Federation of Photographic Art» in the post-Soviet space.
FIAP (фр. Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique) – International Federation of Photographic Art. The goal of FIAP is the development of photo art in all its manifestations with all possible activities. FIAP is an international federation consisting of national photo unions and has more than 85 national associations on five continents and represents the interests of about one million photographers
Honorary member of the International Federation of Photographic Art FIAP, honorary member of the European Photographic Association ISF. He was awarded the jubilee medal «20 years of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan», an honorary medal named after D.P. Bagaev’s «For Contribution to the Development of Photographic Art», has more than a hundred awards at international photo exhibitions, including 8 gold medals of the FIAP International Federation of Photographic Art.
Member of the jury of the contest «Photography of the Year. Photo Unity Awards 2018». Chairman of the jury of the international photo contest «TASHKENT PHOTO SALON» – 2019 From 2001 to 2018, Chairman of the organizing committee and jury of the 15th annual photo contest «Golden Lens of Almaty». Conducts master classes in the «School of Contemporary Photography Daria Dunich». Organizer and chairman of the jury of the 5th international photo-biennale «KAZAKHSTAN DIAGAMMA». In May 2017, he was the Chairman of the jury of the international photo contest «UZBEKISTAN PHOTO AWARD». Curator of 160 exhibitions of the «Medeo» photo club. From 1965 to 2018, he held 36 personal photo exhibitions in Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Romania, and Estonia. Participation in 852 international photo exhibitions and competitions.

Kоbek Gulzat Bolatbekkyzy – Head of the Department of «Motion picture art», Professor, PhD Doctor of Art Criticism, film critic. Since 2014, Member of the Academic Council of the Institute of Literature and Art named after M. Auezov. Since 2015 Member of the independent «Аccreditation and rating» agency. Member of the Dissertation Council of KazNAA named after T. Zhurgeneva. Today, a leading film expert in Kazakhstan and the CIS countries. Articles were written about the cinema of Kazakhstan in republican newspapers and magazines, such as: «Egemen Kazakhstan», «Aykyn», «Zhas Kazak».

During the training, you gain working skills in practical auxiliary positions in a single workshop, film crew, recording studios, participate in the preparation, selection, selection and photo tests of actors for shooting, work directly in the film crew, participate in recording in the film studios of television studios and television centers.
• Association of world film schools, the international festival of student films and film schools «Bastau»
• JSC Kazakhfilm named after S. Aimanova
• RTRK JSC «Kazakhstan»
• Commercial TV Channel JSC
• Central State Archive of Film and Photo Documents and Sound Recordings of the Republic of Kazakhstan
• Fund of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Leader of the Nation
• Public Fund «Oraza Abishev Foundation»
• «Mark II Production»
• International Film Festival «Eurasia»
• Film company «MG Production»
• «TANARIS Production»
• Theater «ARTiSHOK»
• «Stage 54»
• «Action Lab»
• Workshop on game direction «ACTION!»

Thanks to established international relations, our undergraduates have the opportunity to undergo scientific internships abroad, attend summer schools at partner universities and undergo professional internships. Every year, eminent masters from prominent film schools of the world conduct trainings for students.
• Korea University of Media and Arts, South Korea, Sejong, Asia
• State University of Theater and Cinema named after S. Rustaveli, Georgia, Tbilisi
• International Academy of Film and Television, China, Hong Kong, Asia
• New York Film Academy, New York, USA
• All-Russian State University of Cinematography named after S.A. Gerasimova, Russia, Moscow
• Higher school of directors and scriptwriters, Russia, St. Petersburg
• Krasnoyarsk State Institute of Arts, Russia, Krasnoyarsk
• LLC Musical communication agency “Media Land”, Moscow
• Public organization “Union of cinematographers of Kyrgyzstan”, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Asia.

During the educational process, undergraduates of the specialty «Cinematography» conduct active scientific and pedagogical activities, participating in all activities of the university, faculty and department. Undergraduates participate in conferences, seminars, round tables, master classes, creative meetings in the field of art and culture, as well as in events dedicated to a healthy lifestyle and charity events.

Graduates of the creative direction work as part of film groups, theatrical corpses, show groups, production centers and agencies, can run full and short films, participate in international film festivals, manage both professional groups and their own studio.

  • Operator (feature, documentary, popular science films, video films and news programs)
  • Director of photography, television programs and various projects.

Department “Motion picture art”. Tel. 260-40-34

Head of department, PhD, film expert

Kobek Gulzat Bolatbekkyzy

Tel. 260-40-34

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