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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...
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...
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...
Director: Nabeel Qureshi
Write/Producer: Faisal Chaudary
Concept/Executive Producer: Murtaza Chaudary
Yasir Ali Khan
Moshin Abbas Haider
Safaat Ali Jaffery
We all are aware of the sad situation of Pakistani Film Industry. But there is still some hope when we see movies like Khuda Ke Liye, Ramchand Pakistani, BOL and Kolachi in line-up. An interest is definitely developing in the new film-makers to revamp this badly negated industry.
The new generation of Film-makers is all ready to revive the Film Industry in Pakistan. Though, they are not highly professional , experienced and equipped with all modern facilities but still they are trying some new things in their own way, and in a ‘very Pakistani way’. (more…)