Founder of the Hollywood Film Academy and LA based international film production company Mount Helix Films, Ms. Noortas is an established producer, actress and director in her native Kazakhstan. Since 2010 Ms. Noortas manages Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan in Los Angeles that had inspired establishment of TENGRI: MONTAGE OF CULTURES film and cultural festival in Hollywood (www.TengriFestival.com). True to her multi-tasking skills, Ms. Noortas produced, co-directed and starred in TOKAL, the Kazakh social drama feature film submitted for best foreign film at the 75th Golden Globe Awards notably co-starring Jackson Rathbone (The Twilight Saga). This film had become “the most talked about feature of the year” and stayed in theaters of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan for nine consecutive weeks. The film pours light on a very difficult topic while making a strong empowerment statement for the women in the region.
GIA NOORTAS - CEO
LOHAN BUSON - COO