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I train people in storytelling, interviewing, multimedia production and documentary filmmaking around the world.

Stories of Lyari

Trainees: Youth between the ages of 18-24 hailing from the restive neighborhood of Lyari, Karachi. By the end of six months of training, the 15 graduates who had never touched a camera before ending up producing eight powerful documentary films. 

Training theme: Documentary Filmmaking

Client: USAID

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Eastern Europe Flex Ability Workshop

Trainees: Youth between the ages of 17-22 belonging to Russia, Poland, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine. The 45 Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) alumni were given an intensive training in smart storytelling for a week that resulted in the production of 15 films made on smartphones.

Training theme: Smart Storytelling

Client: US State Department

Location: Moldova, Eastern Europe

Photography Winter Camp

Trainees: Youth from Karachi, Pakistan between 16-19 years of age. By the end of the two weeks of training, each trainee photographed and produced a finished documentary photography feature that was displayed at a public exhibition in the city. 

Training theme: Photography

Client: US Consulate, Karachi

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Stories of Sindh
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Stories of Sindh

Trainees: Young men and women from three different cities of Northern Sindh, Pakistan between the ages of 18 to 25 interested in catalyzing social change through documentary filmmaking. By the end of the training period, twelve documentaries were filmed, produced and edited by the participants. 

Client: Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) 

Location: Khairpur, Jacobabad, Shikarpur – Northern Sindh, Pakistan

Masterclass Series for the EU Film Festival

Trainees: Emerging filmmakers from the Pakistani cities of Peshawar, Faisalabad, Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi

Training theme: Masterclass on 'Narratives & Perspectives of Our Land in Filmmaking'

Client: The European Union

Location: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab & Sindh in Pakistan