What You’ll Learn
The Second session of MMfD’s film school has only 20 slots available
We are offering an introductory price! The full course includes 22 in depth, demonstrative and practical sessions, with a total cost of 35,000/- PKR only. Please note that this is an introductory price!
What are We Offering:
We are offering a demonstrative, in-depth Indie Filmmaking course run by professionals with years of experience, over a period of 2 months. The course comprise of 22 session covering themes across pre-production, production, and post production. Most importantly, the course features a practical project ? a collaborative short film to be shot and produced during the length of the course, which means, by the end of the course, you can actually have film credit.
All for a short one time payment of PKR 35,000 only!
Please see the course outline for details. The deadline to register for the second batch is October 15th. and the sessions will be scheduled mostly over the weekends. A full schedule will be provided to the final participants.
Sadaf Khan has produced various documentaries for Pakistan’s foremost news channels, covering sensitive issues like drug and sexual abuse of street children and challenges posed by industrial waste dumping. She has studied film theory and World Cinema at London School of Economics and sees films as a medium that helps visualise commercial representations of gender, class, national identities and politics. She has worked with different organisations on creating audio and video scripts and screenplays.
Sabah Najam is a media professional specialising in feature film and television production, distribution and marketing. She has a number of executive producer credits on leading productions and is also a lecturer of film studies.
Baig is the founder of Media Matters for Democracy, country’s leading media development organisation, and the Media Lab, Pakistan’s first and only incubator and accelerator for digital media startups. He started his media journey with broadcast television in 2004, and has worked on various production projects, including freelance documentaries. He’s also been teaching various production related courses since 2008. Baig leads all of MMfD’s production related work and is responsible for setting up the Magic Wand Communications, MMfD’s development communication wing. Baig is the key facilitator of the Indie Filmmaking course.
Moaz Bhangu is a documentary filmmaker and photojournalist whose work has featured on Vice, DW, Nikon Asia and Dawn. He loves to experiment with different visual cultures and particularly likes to work with stories of human interest and endeavour.
Fatima Syed is a Lahore based filmmaker who graduated from National College of Arts with a degree in Film and TV. Fatima’s portfolio showcases a mix of fiction and documentary style films. Her work is rooted in contemporary socio-political realities; specifically in the political collective, religious extremism and intersectional feminism.
You can register for the course through the provided Google form. Selected participants will be invited to submit the payment for the course. Once the payment is verified, the final participants will receive a full course schedule, including venues, and other details.
Please note that we are offering only 20 seats, and most of them will be allotted to the participants who register first. Please write to Moaz.Bhangu@mediamatters.pk should you have questions.