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Lahore International Film Festival celebrates young film-makers

LAHORE:  The growing trend of film festivals in Pakistan and their promotion of film novices have frequently been discussed and duly appreciated. An ongoing festival, which has been showcasing the true potential of young film-makers, is the inaugural Lahore International Film Festival, dated February 25 till February 28. The event, which is taking place in […]

Siyaah has inspired film-makers, says Osman Khalid Butt

LAHORE:  Osman Khalid Butt represents the new age of Pakistani cinema. The young actor-director seems to be aiming for an all-rounder plaque; he’s written screenplays and has acted in several projects. He has plans to sit in the director’s chair as well. Butt penned down the screenplay for the film Siyaah — the dream of […]

Siyaah has inspired film-makers, says Osman Khalid Butt

LAHORE:  Osman Khalid Butt represents the new age of Pakistani cinema. The young actor-director seems to be aiming for an all-rounder plaque; he’s written screenplays and has acted in several projects. He has plans to sit in the director’s chair as well. Butt penned down the screenplay for the film Siyaah — the dream of […]

Pakistan Calling movies made by young UK and Pakistani filmmakers

And yet, Agha, this anonymous boy from Lahore, has no idea that people are hearing his story. In 2010, three filmmakers (Atif Ahmad Qureshi, M Umar Saeed and Kiran Mushtaq) followed him for a day, letting him share his … Lahore News Sources -2

Pakistan Calling showcases short movies made by young filmmakers from the UK and Pakistan

And yet, Agha, this anonymous boy from Lahore, has no idea that people are hearing his story. In 2010, three filmmakers (Atif Ahmad Qureshi, M Umar Saeed and Kiran Mushtaq) followed him for a day, letting him share his … Lahore News Sources -2

Lessons for filmmakers: ‘Cinema no longer about self expression’

LAHORE:  “Cinema is no longer a means of self expression. I long for films today that are genuinely from the heart,” Indian filmmaker Ashok Ahuja said on Wednesday. Ahuja was speaking to students at the Beaconhouse National University’s (BNU) City Campus. Held under the theatre, film and television department of the School of Media and […]

Lessons for filmmakers: ‘Cinema no longer about self expression’

LAHORE:  “Cinema is no longer a means of self expression. I long for films today that are genuinely from the heart,” Indian filmmaker Ashok Ahuja said on Wednesday. Ahuja was speaking to students at the Beaconhouse National University’s (BNU) City Campus. Held under the theatre, film and television department of the School of Media and […]

Lessons for filmmakers: ‘Cinema no longer about self expression’

LAHORE:  “Cinema is no longer a means of self expression. I long for films today that are genuinely from the heart,” Indian filmmaker Ashok Ahuja said on Wednesday. Ahuja was speaking to students at the Beaconhouse National University’s (BNU) City Campus. Held under the theatre, film and television department of the School of Media and […]

PM Ashraf demands action against filmmakers

LAHORE: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday called for strict action against those responsible for making the sacrilegious movie, as well as an effective legislation at an international level to stop acts aimed at degrading any religion and faith in the world. Addressing a ceremony at the Governor’s House to distribute compensation cheques among […]

Mono No Aware hopes to ease the burden for young film-makers

LAHORE:  Independent film-makers in Pakistan face a multitude of issues ranging from a lack of infrastructure to that of qualified film crews. These issues serve as major hindrances to struggling members of the industry who already find it difficult to have their voices heard. Aware of the stark realities of the industry, film-makers Assad Zulfiqar […]

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