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Pakistani short movie Defenders won best documentary award in Rome Film Festival

by Arsalan - on Nov 17th 2014 - Comments Off

Rome Film Festival Best Documentary Award for Defenders received by ISPR team; Col Salahuddin, Maj Hassan Miraj, Maj Imran RazaPakistan’s short movie Defenders won best documentary award in Rome Film Festival, announced the Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) chief Maj. Gen Asim Bajwa on his official Twitter account.

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Heroes of Pakistan – 2013 Short Film Competition

by Rizwanaa Shaikh - on Oct 6th 2013 - No Comments
heroes of pakistan short film competition

“New generation, against the traditions, is working effectively on fresh ideas and their work must be brought to view,” this was stated by Abbas Hashmi in an interview, who earlier announced a short film competition “Heroes of Pakistan” during the last week of August. “Heroes of Pakistan” is initiated by SoundView, a prominent...

Pakistan Can Win Another Oscar!

by Rizwanaa Shaikh - on Aug 23rd 2013 - No Comments
Pakistan may win another oscar

By Rizwanaa Shaikh It took Pakistan a period of half century to submit an entry in the world’s biggest film award, The Oscar. Now, Pakistan is going to participate in foreign language film category for 2014 Oscar.A selection committee has been formed for receiving and analyzing the entries submitted by Pakistani film makers. This...

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Wins Pakistan’s First Oscar, Gets the Country’s Highest Civilian Honour on the Same Day

by Sidrah Zaheer - on Feb 27th 2012 - 6 Comments
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy with her fellow documentarian Daniel Junge

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy not only became the first Pakistani to ever get nominated for the highest filmmaking honour in the world, the Oscars, but she also became the first one to win it for her documentary short film, Saving Face, along with Daniel Junge. PM Gilani has declared a civilian award for her achievement for putting Pakistan on...

Oscar Nominated Short Film Saving Face Documentary by Sharmeen

by Danish Mughal - on Feb 17th 2012 - 6 Comments
Saving Face Documentary Film

It hasn’t been a while when we first heard that Sharemeen Obaid Chinoy is the first Pakistani Film maker nominated for Oscars. That was a great news but none of us had actually seen, heard or watched anything about “Saving Face“. Recently at Karachi Literature Festival, Chinoy showed some clips of her Short Film on request...

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy becomes the first Pakistani nominated for Oscar

by Arsalan - on Jan 25th 2012 - 4 Comments
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy wins Oscar Nomination

 First Pakistani nominated for Oscar! Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, a Karachi based journalist and documentarian has been nominated for Oscar Awards for her documentary short film named Saving Face. The short film is all set to be released in March this year, while the Oscars will be held on February 26. Sharmeen is also the first Pakistani...