Saturday, 5 December 2020

Tag Archives: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

Iman Vellani is the new Ms Marvel

HOLLYWOOD: Marvel has cast newcomer Iman Vellani to play the lead role in the Disney+ series Ms Marvel, reports Deadline. Ms Marvel is Pakistani-American teenager Kamala Khan, and the character will front a live-action TV series on Disney+. This was announced in August and the show is currently slated for a 2021 release. Marvel announced the series ...

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will be directing the Ms. Marvel series for Disney

HOLLYWOOD: Oscar winner Pakistani director, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will be directing the Ms. Marvel series for Disney+. The two-time Academy Award winner has joined the team comprising Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah and Meera Menon to direct the series, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Written by Bisha K. Ali, Ms. Marvel introduces the first Pakistani and Muslim ...

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Sharmeen’s ‘AAGAHI’ nominated at Cannes Lions Int’l Festival

BIRMINGHAM: Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s awareness series ‘AAGAHI’ has been nominated at the 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. AAGAHI, which literally means awareness, is a public service campaign with an aim to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan and is nominated for the Sustainable ...

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Sharmeen Obaid gears up for TED19 in Vancouver

LOLLYWOOD: Oscar-winning film-maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who is known for his articulate speech, will be addressing the audience in a conference at TED Talks Vancouver, Canada. The conference will be held from April 15 to 19. The film-maker’s production company, SOC Films took to Twitter to share the news. “Pleased to ...

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Sharmeen wins Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

NEW YORK: Two-time Academy Award winning filmmaker, journalist, and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has won the prestigious 2018 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize in recognition of her extraordinary leadership. Her work, as announced by The Tällberg Foundation in New York, is courageous, optimistic dynamic, rooted in universal values and fundamentally global in ...

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Cake selected for Oscar nomination

The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee, chaired by two-time Academy Award and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, has selected ‘Cake’ to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 91st Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will choose the final ...

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Sharmeen inducted into Smith College Board of Trustees

LONDON: Massachusetts-Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid- Chinoy has been inducted into Smith College Board of Trustees. Earlier in May 2018, Obaid-Chinoy was awarded a Degree of Fine Arts, honoris cause, by the Smith College, for her efforts in documentary journalism in advancing human rights. Obaid-Chinoy is one of four ...

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ALLAHYAR to take Pakistani animated films forward

LOLLYWOOD: Following closely on the heels of Oscar-winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s successful 3 Bahadur – Pakistan’s first animated feature – and its sequel, comes Allahyar And The Legend Of Markhor, a film that is expected to take the genre a notch higher, thanks especially to elaborate computer generated graphics and ...

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Sharmeen bags another award wins Emmy for Best Documentary

NEW YORK: Oscar-winning Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary has won the Best Documentary award at the 38th annual news and documentary Emmy Awards. Obaid-Chinoy shared the good news from New York right after winning the award for the ‘A Girl In The River’. Congrats team @SOCFilms what a great ...

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