|1960||Alma-Ata studio of feature and news films was renamed into the “Kazakhfilm” studio in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Culture of the Kazakh SSR.|
|2012||President of Kazakhstan signed the law “About the State Support of Industrial and Innovative Activities”|
9 January 1960
studio of feature and news films was renamed into the “Kazakhfilm” studio in
accordance with the order of the Ministry of Culture of the Kazakh SSR on
January 9, 1960.
Beginning from the June 27, 2006, the new name of the studio is JSC “Kazakhfilm” named after Sh. Aimanov.
"Kazakhfilm" is a modern studio, equipped with the latest technology. The main activity of the studio is the production of feature films, documentaries and animated films as well as dubbing the foreign films into the Kazakh language. There is a digital complex in the studio, including the only one in Central Asia licensed studio of dubbing “Dolby”, dubbing, color correction and the equipment for convert the movies into the different formats. Moreover the studio possess the animated complex equipped with the latest technologies such as the system of motion capture, and two film studios, which are the largest in Central Asia.
Within the walls of the studio was filmed – 228 feature films, 70 short feature films, 1133 documentaries and 139 animated films.
In recent years at the studio "Kazakhfilm" were filmed such popular films as "The Tale of Pink Hare" by Farhat Sharipov, "Liquidator" by Akan Sataev, "Sky of My Childhood" by Rustem Abdrashov, "Snatch" by Kanagat Mustafin, "Irony of Love " by Yerzhan Rustembekov and Alexander Chernyaev.
Ermek Amanshaev is the president of "Kazakhfilm" studio named after S. Aimanov since 2008.
9 January 2012
On January 9, 2012, the Head of state signed the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "About the state support of industrial and innovative activities", directed on establishment of legal, economic and organizational bases of stimulation of industrial and innovative activities in priority sectors of national economy and determination of measures of its state support".