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CINEMA TERRITORY

Experts who have devoted their entire lives to cinema and who are in love with their profession want to transfer their experience of life and work to young people who are full of energy and passion. We hope that people who are interested in this great art will come to us.

The FOCUS School of Arts is committed to deepening knowledge and improving practical skills of students for the development of cinematograph in the country.

Teaching format: lectures, practical exercises, laboratory exercises.

MENTORS

Head Master Of The Film Making School And Screenwriting Workshop

Zulfikar Musakov

Head Master Of The Acting Studio

Helen Lopatko

Production Designer

Maria Soshina

Marketing

Timur Vaade

Post Production

Davlat Arabshoev

D.O.P. (Camera man)

Azizbek Arzikulov

History Of Uzbek Cinema

Nigora Karimova

The Art Of Photography

Pavel Kim

Fundamental Animation

Dmitry Vlasov

Изобразительное искусство

Сардор Эркинов

Head Master Of The Film Making School And Screenwriting Workshop

Zulfikar Musakov

— Screenwriter, film director.
— Honored Worker of Arts of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
— Chevalier of the Order «Mehnat Shukhrati» («Labor Glory»).
— Winner of many international awards.
— Scriptwriter and film director of more than 25 films.
— Complete filmography in Wikipedia.

Head Master Of The Acting Studio

Helen Lopatko

Teaching experience:
— Acting & Speech classes at the Tashkent State Institute of Arts, Film Making Faculty;
— Acting & Speech classes at the Tashkent Variety and Circus College,
— Acting classes in several studio schools at the Academic Russian Drama Theater of Uzbekistan.
— Head and Founder of the youth Theater-Studio «LIK» (since 1985) in Tashkent.
— Head Master of the Theater Studio FOCUS, Stage Director

Production Designer

Maria Soshina

She worked at almost all theatrical venues in Uzbekistan. Experience in working on many films directed by domestic and foreign film makers.

Marketing

Timur Vaade

Deputy Director for Creative and Strategic Marketing at GOLDEN HOUSE DEVELOPMENT LLC.
In the past: CEO of «Gelikon Managment», art director of the internet edition Redpen, editor-in-chief of the KVN Premier League of Uzbekistan.

Post Production

Davlat Arabshoev

Founder and director of the production house «ART CRAFT»

D.O.P. (Camera man)

Azizbek Arzikulov

Laureate of many international awards, teacher at the State Institute of Arts of Uzbekistan.

History Of Uzbek Cinema

Nigora Karimova

Film critic, Candidate of Art History, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Art History of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Head of a number of scientific grants of the State Committee for Science and Technology of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Member of the International Federation FIPRESCI.

The Art Of Photography

Pavel Kim

Professional photographer. Work experience over 10 years.
Experience:
— Photographer of the publishing house Zamin press (glossy editions «Bella Terra», «JannatMakon», «Bella Tone», «Baby Terra»).
— Cooperation with companies — Ucell, Beeline, Nestle, Lukoil, Agromir;
— Chekhov sport clubs, boutique Glamor, Podium Italia, Europa Exclusive, flowers salon «Goodveen», restaurant «Na Nebe»;
— Internet Editions — redpen. uz, afisha. uz, pixland. uz, myday. uz, goodlife. uz, sundayMAG;
— Mass media — «Foto& Video», «Digital Photo», «Photographer», «Digital Photo Workshop», «Uzbekistan Airways», «Wedding», «Vintage» (Kazakhstan)
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Participation in exhibitions and master classes:
— Participant of the master class of advertising photographer Igor Sakharov (Tashkent, 2012)
— Participation in the photobiennale «TashkentAle 2014»
— Member of the multimedia project «Crossroads», 2013
— Curator of the multimedia project «Crossroads. Streetdance», 2012
— Personal exhibition «StreetArt», 2012
— Participation in the photobiennale «TashkentAle 2012», bronze medalist
— Participation in the Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2011
— Participation in the Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2009
— Personal exhibition «Project Subcultures», 2009
— Participation in the Biennale of Contemporary Art, 2007
— Participation in the international festival of contemporary art «East — West. Tashkent crossroads», 2007
— Participant of the exhibition «Woman — a divinity of unknown origin», 2007

Fundamental Animation

Dmitry Vlasov

— Screenwriter, animator, animation artist, film maker at the «Uzbekfilm» film studio.
— Laureate of many festivals, awarded the ‘Dustlik’ Order — a state award of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In 1992 he graduated the graphic arts department of the Tashkent Pedagogical University.
— Work experience — over 20 years.
— Full filmography and the list of awards of Dmitry Vlasov on the official website of the National Agency «UzbekKino»

Изобразительное искусство

Сардор Эркинов

Окончил Национальный институт Художеств и дизайна имени К. Бехзада, факультет — станковая живописи.

Краткий список участия в групповых и персональных выставках:
— Мир Внутри Тишины (Государственный музей искусств Узбекистана) 2016
— Биеннале современного искусства Ташкент 2016, 2018
— Выставка «Развития Отражение» в городе Самарканд
— Выставка «Апрель» в Галерее (Бонум Фактум) 2017
персональная выставка «Ты / это Я» (в галерее Бонум Фактум) 2017
— Выставка «Самоидентификация» театр Ильхом
— Выставка «Мгновение» национальная галерея Узбекистана (НБУ Галерея) 2019
— Персональная выставка «Без Рамок» (экспонат) 2020
— Персональная выставка «MAJNUN» (галерея Bonum Factum) 2021
— Выставка «Navqiron Òzbekiston» (Центральный выставочный зал) 2021
— Выставка Art Heritage by «G’uncha» (гостиница Hilton) 2021
— Выставка «I SEE NOW» (Central Park) 2021

MAIN SUBJECTS

— The Art of Photography
— Directing of Photography
— Art

RELATED SUBJECTS

— History of cinema
— Film making as a guide to a single creative process
— Film drama

FORMAT

SHORT CYCLE (for beginners)
Tuition fee: 2,900,000 UZS for 32 lessons

FULL CYCLE (for advanced)
Tuition fee: 3,000,000 UZS for 36 lessons

— Combining training in several areas is possible.
— When combining training, FOCUS School guarantees a 20% fee reduction
— For classes in specialized subjects, you must have a photo and video camera.
— At the end of the course, students submit the term paper and pass exam.
— Students with good academic performance are admitted to the next part of the training.
— And also, they will be involved in the Creative Laboratories with students of other directions of FOCUS School such as Film M aking and Actors’ Studio.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

— Age: over 16 years old
— No specialized vocational education required

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