The film "Shoqan" was nominated for the prestigious LA Shorts Film Festival
Kuanysh Beisekov officially announced the participation of the short film Shoqan in the international festival "LA Shorts".
On June 18, the list of 2021 contestants was published on the official website of the LA Shorts festival. The list includes Kuanysh Beisekov's debut short film Shoqan, which he shot in integration with Astana Hub.
LA Shorts is the only film festival with 7 Oscar-recognized nominations and ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world.
LA Shorts is also the official selection event for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Short Film Awards and the Canadian Academy of Film and Television Arts (ACCT) performing at the Canadian Screen Awards, eligible international film festivals.
Shoqan was nominated in the Best Sci-Fi Film category and will be streaming on the festival's chosen platform on July 8th.
The film festival will take place in Los Angeles from July 1 to July 31, 2021.
Recall that all participants of the international technopark of IT start-ups Astana Hub receive tax preferences. Preferences exempt participants from paying taxes such as CIT, VAT, VAT on imports of goods, royalty tax, PIT and social tax for non-residents. Such a measure of state support allows IT companies to reinvest the saved funds in the development of their projects.