Akan Satayev

1487533157edhsj-725xAkan Satayev, born on December 23, 1971 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.

After graduating high school in 1988 he worked as a director assistant in Karaganda local television.

In 1994 he graduated from Almaty Institute of Theatre and Arts — “Television Directing”.

From 1994 onwards, Akan Satayev directs and produces films.

In 1994 he tried himself as an actor in the film “Biography of a young accordionist” (dir. S.Narymbetov).

In 1996 he acted in “Allazhar” (dir. K. Abenov).

In 2003 Akan created Production Company “Sataifilm”

In 2007, directed and produced his first feature film “Racketeer”.

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Filmography:

  • Racketeer (2007) – director/producer
  • Agayindi/Brothers (TV series, 2009) – director/producer
  • Strayed (2009) – director/producer
  • Liquidator (2011) – director
  • Myn Bala: Warriors of the Steppe (2012) – director
  • Bauyrzhan Momyshuly (2013) – director/producer
  • Hacker (2015) – director/producer
  • Racketeer 2 (2015) – director/producer
  • The Path to Mother (2015) – director
  • Districts (2016) – director/producer
  • Alone (2017) — director/producer