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Short Films | From Paper to Screen!

Conducted by

Zainab Nasir

A 3-day workshop empowering aspiring filmmakers, covering camera techniques, storytelling, and festival submissions, culminating in a hands-on project shot from start to finish under industry professionals' guidance.

June 21, Friday - June 24, Monday

9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Lincolns Corner (Liaquat Memorial Library) National Stadium Rd, Dawood CHS, Karachi,Pakistan, Pakistan

Workshops Description

This will be an intense workshop designed to empower aspiring filmmakers with techniques to take their films from paper to screen. From hands-on filming techniques to distribution over international platforms such as myco. Participants will learn camera techniques, crafting compelling stories to win audiences, and strategies for submissions to international festivals, all under the guidance of industry professionals. It will help the next generation of filmmakers hone their craft and prepare to make their mark on the global stage over a course of 3 days. One selected project will be shot during the workshop to demonstrate hands-on execution from start to end.

Who Can Attend

Film and photography students and recent graduates from any field who want to pursue a lucrative career in filmmaking and photography and want to learn about opportunities in the field.


- Introduction to Short Films, Screenwriting Basics, Storyboarding and Composition - Budgeting for your Film - Camera Techniques, Hands-On Filming - Editing Your Short Film, Post-Production, and Festival Strategies - Actual shoot of a Short Film, Showcase and Celebration

Zainab Nasir

Zainab Nasir is a photographer and filmmaker who has worked with a multitude of national and international entities including British Council, US Consulate, SOC Films, Business Insider, Mirinda, Jazz, Shan, and various other brands. Winning both local and global accolades for her narrative and commercial work, she has made over 7 webseries, multiple short films, documentaries, and digital ads. Her photography has been exhibited at the Royal Overseas League and the Commonwealth Annual Meeting, while her films have made it to international platforms like Zee5. Currently working as a producer at Myco, an international OTT platform, she produces multiple international and local shows for broad audiences. She also teaches Photography and Filmmaking at various Universities in Karachi.

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