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Film Critic, Author Academician
Aijaz Gul is a film critic with two degrees in Cinema from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Published four books on films and working as freelance film critic. He is a Co-author of the book “JOURNEY THROUGH LENS” which is considered as an authentic reference book for film history. He has an experience of teaching film studies at Riphah University. He has also been a faculty member at NICS (National Institute of Cultural Studies) and SZABIST (Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology) in Islamabad.
Filmmaker, Photographer & cinematographer
Writer, Producer & Actor
SARMAD SULTAN KHOOSAT
Actor, Director & Producer
Attracted by the smell of developer fluid and the rattle and flicker of 35mm film, Andreas started as film scanning and recording operator in the dawn of the digital film age when every frame and kilobyte was sacred. Working his way through graphics, composite, Di and VFX supervising, stereoscopic 3D, titles and color grading he is now a freelance Production Supervisor for all aspects of Pre- and Post-Production based in Berlin. In the listed positions he worked on over a hundred international feature films. He shares his knowledge with young film makers at filmuniversitaet Babelsberg, dffb and Yangon Film School.
Director, Writer & Cinematographer
Director & Film maker
After graduating from la Femis, Thierry Boscheron started his career by making short films (8 short films) and creating TV shows for television. Then he created his own production company (Playtime) with which he produced his first feature film: “Sur un air d’autoroute”. The film won the special comedy price at the Alpe d’huez film festival and best European first film at the Ourentze international film festival (Spain). As a producer Thierry Boscheron has produced a few other films, dark comedy and several TV Fictions. Recently he directed a documentary about a Chinese tribe (les Qiang) living in the Himalayas mountains. The film was distributed worldwide by France Television distribution. Thierry Boscheron is currently writing his third feature film and a TV series.
DR. FOUZIA SAEED
Author & Social Scientist
Filmmaker and storyteller
A successful and celebrated documentary filmmaker, photographer, and teacher in Pakistan, and an emerging multidisciplinary artist. He is known for his work on the award-winning documentary film, Without Shepherds. Babur spent a decade working in advertising and music videos, and then shifted to documentaries full-time since 2000. Spanning subjects as diverse as travel, development, politics and conservation, Imran has a strong portfolio in photography and film, and passion for recording his culture, heritage, people and arts.
Filmmaker, Director & Editor
HINA KHALID FAROOQUI
Hina Khalid Is a Pakistani production designer known for her work on Pakistani movies like “Ho Mann Jahaan” and “Parey Hut Love”. Her 10-year work experience includes working on Movies, a telefilm, music videos, film songs and 75+ TV commercials. She is a graduate of Indus Valley with a Bachelor’s in Fine Art, majoring in miniature painting and minoring in photography, currently residing in U.S.A.
Bilal Brohi is a specialist in music production, television and digital content creation. He has produced 7 documentary series and over 600 hours of television content which has been broadcast on national and terrestrial channels with topics ranging from environment conservation to religious history, and from social issues to travel, music and culture. He has directed and shot in locales in Pakistan, UAE, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Egypt, Tanzania, Kenya, Morocco, Turkey and Iraq, with production capacity and networks across Asia.
Bilal has produced 8 music albums and numerous singles with in a variety of styles and artists such as Atif Aslam, Ali Azmat, Sanam Marvi, Areeb Azhar, Ahmed Jahanzeb, Sounds of Kolachi and Tarz among many others. He is technically trained and majored in music synthesis and sound design. He has worked as music director, mix engineer, sound designer and audio consultant.
Experienced, proactive and innovative, Bilal branched into direction, production and musical direction for feature films, television serials and digital campaigns. Bilal is also a performance artist – he is a session musician and DJ, and has played at over 500 live events.