“For the film market, this year’s winning pitches were given cash prizes. Hamza Bangash for his idea “Sofiya Ki Shaadi” bagged the first prize and the second prize was shared by members of the current class of fellows, between Eshah Shakeel and Shireen Khan, for their stories ‘Missing’ and ‘Dome’ respectively

Hamza is also headed to the prestigious Locarno film festival for the screening of one of his short films. Past fellows Taha Sheikh and Fahad Naveed are Fulbright fellows in Writing for Screen and Stage in Northwerstern University and News and Documentary at New York University respectively. Izhar Kakar is slated to direct his debut feature film in Balochistan this next year.”

The News | August 29th, 2018 | Read full article here

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