DASTAN ZHAPAR UULU
Dastan Zhapar Uulu is a filmmaker from Kyrgyzstan. He was born in 1988.
2010 – Member of the Union of Filmmakers of the Kyrgyz Republic.
2017 – Member of the Asia Pacific Screen Academy (APSA), Australia.
2016 "A Father’s Will" a debut film as scriptwriter and director.
Prizes: 2016 - Montreal World Film Festival - Golden Zenith for the Best First Fiction Feature film.
2016 - Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”. Main Competition. The film won three prizes. The diploma "For a modern view on tradition". Special prize of the CIS Executive Committee "Cinema without Borders". Special prize of the Minsk city executive committee. Belarus.
2017 - Bengaluru International Film Festival. Asian Cinema Competition. Grand Prix for the Best Asia Film. Bangalore, India.
2017 - The nominated for the Russian National Film Award “Nika” in the nomination “Best film of the CIS and Baltic countries”. Russia.
2017 - Durban International Film Festival. Main competition. The film won three prizes. Grand Prix – Best Feature Film, Best Direction and Best Cinematography. South Africa.
2017 - The film «A Father’s Will» nominee at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards APSA in the nomination “Best Screenplay” of the Asia Pacific Screen Academy. Brisbane, Australia.
  • Writer (2 Credits)
    The Road to Eden2020
    Feature
    A Father's Will2016
    Feature
  • Director (2 Credits)
    The Road to Eden2020
    Feature
    A Father's Will2016
    Feature
  • Director of Photography (1 Credit)
    The Road to Eden2020
    Feature
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    The Road to Eden2020
    Feature
Best Cinematography Award
The Road to Eden
Slemani International Film Festival. Feature film competition. Kurdistan, Iraq. 2021/December.
Sulemaniyah
2021
Jury Special Award
The Road to Eden
Antakya International Film Festival
Antakya
2021
Special mention Prize
The Road to Eden
Festival of Cinema and Common Memory
Nador
2021
Main Competitio
The Road to Eden
Asian World Film Festival
Los Angeles
2021
New Filmmakers Competition (for first and second films)
The Road to Eden
Sao Paulo International Film Festival
Sao Paulo
2021
Best Music Prize
The Road to Eden
Open Russian Film Festival "Kinoshock"
Anapa
2021
Official Selection
The Road to Eden
Buharest International Film Festival
Buharest
2021
International competition of feature-length fiction films
The Road to Eden
Andrei Tarkovsky International Film Festival Zerkalo
Ivanovo
2021
Jury Special Award
The Road to Eden
Kuala Lumpur International Film Festival in the Sky
Kuala Lumpur
2021
Eastern Vista
The Road to Eden
Fajr International Film Festival
Tehran
2021
Best Film Award / Official Selection
The Road to Eden
Dhaka International Film Festival
Dhaka
2021
Official Selection Competition
The Road to Eden
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Tallinn
2020
Grand Prix – Best Feature Narrative Film, Best Topic and FlexyMovies Award of Italian distributors / Main Competition
A Father's Will
Lucania Film Festival
Pisticci
2017
Main Competition
A Father's Will
Tiburon International Film Festival
Los Angeles
2017
Grand Prix – Golden Bodhisattva Award / International competition
A Father's Will
Bodhisattva International Film Festival
Patna
2017
Grand prix Best Asian film
A Father's Will
Bengaluru International Film Festival
Bengaluru city, Karnataka
2017
Prize Critics of Tajikistan “For the relevance of the theme, originality of form and content, for humanity” / International competition
A Father's Will
International Film Festival Didor
Dushanbe
2016
The diploma "For a modern view on tradition". Special prize of the CIS Executive Committee "Cinema without Borders". Special prize of the Minsk city executive committee / Main Competition
A Father's Will
Minsk International Film Festival Listapad
Minsk
2016
"Tulpar" award in nomination "Best Central Asia film"
A Father's Will
Eurasia International Film Festival
Almaty
2016
Golden Zenith for the Best First Fiction Feature film.
A Father's Will
Montreal World Film Festival
Montreal
2016
Best International Film, Best International Script
The Road to Eden
Arouca Film Festival
Arouca
Main competition
A Father's Will
SCO Film Festival
Qingdao
Prize Silver Vityaz / Main competition
A Father's Will
Zolotoy Vityaz International Film Festival
Sevastopol
Grand Prix – Best Feature Film / Main competition
A Father's Will
Golden Triangle International Film Festival
Bhubaneswar
Special Press Prize / Main competition
A Father's Will
International Film Festival “17 Moments” named after V. Tikhonov.
Moscow
Official selection
A Father's Will
Silk Road International Film Festival
Fuzhou
Main competition
A Father's Will
«Jogja-Netpac» Asian Film festival
Yogyakarta
Main competition
A Father's Will
International Bosphorus Film Festival
Istanbul
Nominated for the Best Screenplay
A Father's Will
Asia Pacific Screen Awards APSA
Brisbane
Special Jury Prize / Main competition
A Father's Will
International Festival of Patriotic Films
Moscow
«Cathay Pacific Awards» for the Best Director / Official Section
A Father's Will
Asian Film Festival Barcelona
Barcelona
Asian Cinema Section
A Father's Will
Carthage Film Festival
Carthage
Prize for the Best First Feature film / Main competition
A Father's Will
International Charity Film Festival “Radiant Angel”
Moscow
Main competition
A Father's Will
Cape Town International Film Market & Festival
Cape Town
Prize for the Best Cinematography / Main competition
A Father's Will
Yakutsk International Film Festival
Yakutsk
Prize for the Best Director / Main competition
A Father's Will
International Film festival «East&West. Classics and Avant Garde».
Orenburg
Grand Prix – Best Feature Film, Best Direction and Best Cinematography / Main competition
A Father's Will
Durban International Film Festival
Durban
Grand Prix – “Anne” / International competition
A Father's Will
Cheboksary International Film Festival
Cheboksary
Main Competition
A Father's Will
Lake View International Film Festival
Punjab
Main Competition
A Father's Will
goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film
Wiesbaden
Panorama of Films from Asian and Islamic Countries
A Father's Will
Fajr International Film Festival
Tehran
Forward Future section
A Father's Will
Beijing International Film Festival
Beijing
Nominee for “Best film of the CIS and Baltic countries”.
A Father's Will
Russian National Film Award Nika
Moscow
Main Competition. Film of the opening of the Film Festival.
A Father's Will
Philosophical Film Festival
Scopje
Main Competition
A Father's Will
Dhaka International Film Festival
Dhaka
Main Competition
A Father's Will
Asian World Film Festival
Los Angeles
Birth Date
January 15, 1988
Current City
Bishkek
Gender
Male
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