“So when you’re President of Pakistan, how will you change Lyari?”

This clip that I shot as part of a documentary for BBC World has gone viral. The documentary, hosted by Benjamin Zand,  will showcase Pakistan in a positive light, and will be broadcast in July 2016. The clip features Ben speaking with some adorable and extremely intelligent children from Lyari, a troubled neighbourhood in Karachi infamous for gang wars. These kids go to Kiran Foundation School, one of the inspiring places we visited and covered for the documentary. Here’s what they had to say when Ben asked them what they would do if they were President of Pakistan:

Facebook Live for BBC News

I recently shot a documentary for BBC World on the positive side of Pakistan with Benjamin Zand. We did this Facebook live to promote the documentary (out July 2016), which I shot in a single 36 minute take on a DJI Osmo:

Deosai

Some footage I shot in July 2013 with a Canon 60D on the Deosai Plains in Northern Pakistan, of clouds passing over Sheosar Lake, and Himalayan Golden Marmots in their natural habitat.

L’Oréal Professionnel IT Looks Blonde Bronze with Hareem Farooq

The second of the two main commercials I just made for L’Oréal Professionnel‘s IT Looks. This one promotes Majirel Blonde Bronze, which is exclusively for use in salons, starring actor Hareem Farooq.

The credits are:

Agency: Orientm McCANN
DOP: Shahzad Khan
Focus Puller: Sultan Bhai
Gaffer: Asif Hassan
Assistant Director: Waqas Ali
1st AD: Jahanzaib Khalid
Line Producer: Ahmed Bashir
Art Director: Tanya Mirza
Wardrobe and Styling: Hira Tareen
Hair and Makeup: Depilex
Voiceover: Alizay Jaffer
Music and Sound Design: Taha Malik
Colour and Graphics: Vertex Media
Directed, produced and edited by me

L’Oréal Professionnel IT Looks Burgundy with Zara Peerzada

This is one of the two main commercials I just made for L’Oréal Professionnel‘s IT Looks. This one promotes Majirel Burgundy, which is exclusively for use in salons, and stars the lovely Zara Peerzada.

The credits are:

Agency: Orientm McCANN
DOP: Shahzad Khan
Focus Puller: Sultan Bhai
Gaffer: Asif Hassan
Assistant Director: Waqas Ali
1st AD: Jahanzaib Khalid
Line Producer: Ahmed Bashir
Art Director: Tanya Mirza
Wardrobe and Styling: Hira Tareen
Hair and Makeup: Depilex
Voiceover: Iman Shahid
Music and Sound Design: Taha Malik
Colour and Graphics: Vertex Media
Directed, produced and edited by me

#ITLooks with Hareem Farooq teasers

Another campaign for L’Oréal Professionnel through Orientm McCANN, this one’s with Hareem Farooq. These are the teasers, and the main film will be out soon:

#ITlooks with Zara Peerzada Teasers

Here are teasers for this campaign I’ve directed and produced for L’Oréal Professionnel through Orientm McCANN, starring Zara Peerzada; the main film will come out soon:

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