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Khurrum M. Sultan

Khurrum M. Sultan

United Kingdom

Scriptwriter, Film Director, Production

TFL

AdaptLab Participant 2016

biography

Khurrum developed his first telefilm in the slums of Karachi, Pakistan. WITH GODS WILL (INSHA’ALLAH) screened at international film festivals and won numerous accolades including the Cine, Golden Eagle and International Filmmaker Festival’s, Best Foreign Language Film. Khurrum’s masters’ film at the London Film School was shot in the village of Birgi, Turkey. MY FRIEND ERHAN (ARKADASIM ERHAN) was selected and screened at festivals such as Cleveland International Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival and Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Khurrum is developing his debut feature film, which is adapted from MOUNTAIN WOLF by Rosanne Hawke. The screenplay was recognised by the Sundance International Film Festival and is currently seeking financing. Khurrum has worked as Head of Production on the launch of free-to-air satellite TV channel Arewa24, responsible for overseeing the production of over 500 television programmes. He is currently working with Lapis Communications developing projects of social importance around the world.