Only Love Matters – Awards received

Kamran’s directed new feature film Only Love Matters (2022) has done phenomenally well on the film festival circuit and has won over 30 awards including Best Director, Best Producer, Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Actress, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup, Best Romantic film, Best Women film, Best Message and Best Original Idea.

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UK Reproducibility Network: consortium for world-leading research

UK Reproducibility Network: consortium for world-leading research

Kamran was a guest speaker to talk about Open Research Practice and Transparency in Art and Humanities along with his intersex database and film Only Love Matters. He was also supporting as UEA local representative with the UK reproducibility network (UKRN, a peer-led consortium for world-leading research) at the University of East Anglia. UKRN is hosting a series of events across and within UEA faculties and disseminate UKRN information. The team invite speakers who prepare their talk to discuss a topic about sharing research data.
Please see link: https://www.ukrn.org/2021/09/24/new-animated-explainer-on-data-sharing-now-available-to-view-online/

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK

Wonderful news, Dr Kamran Qureshi has received his Fellowship status (FHEA) from Advance HE. He is officially a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK.

Innovation and Impact Award | University of East Anglia

Innovation and Impact Award | University of East Anglia

Kamran Qureshi’s project Only Love Matters has been a finalist for the Outstanding Social or Cultural Impact category! in the Innovation and Impact Awards 2022 at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The Awards ceremony took place on 10th of May at The Assembly House, Norwich, UK.

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Journeys Across Media Conference – University of Reading

Journeys Across Media Conference – University of Reading

Kamran is presenting his practice-based research and discuss his new romantic family drama feature film Only Love Matters, at the JAM (Journeys Across Media) Conference, by the Department of Film, Theatre and Television, at Minghella Studios, University of Reading, on the 28 April 2022.

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Peer-reviewed Journal Article: American Journal Jump Cut

Peer-reviewed Journal Article: American Journal Jump Cut

Kamran Qureshi’s Peer-reviewed Journal Article An exploration of intersex characters in Indian Cinema is publishing in issue 61 of (American journal) Jump Cut in September 2022.

Please see link here https://www.ejumpcut.org/gatewaypages/aboutus.html

Green Film Festival Norwich

Green Film Festival Norwich

Proud to be associated with the 2022 Green Film Festival Team. It is an annual environmentally themed film festival in Norwich, England, which holds film screenings, workshops, speeches, and other events. The Green Film Festival provides an exciting programme of free film screenings and events, presenting and bringing together intersecting ideas and interests within environmental issues and cinema. The festival is supported by the University of East Anglia and free to everyone. It aims to generate conversations around global environmental challenges and solutions.

Website: https://www.ueagreenfilmfestival.co.uk/meet-the-team

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Enjoying my Lectures

Kamran is teaching Digital Media Theory & Practice; Ethics in a digital age; The Internet; Theorising social media and 3D recording to undergraduate students at the University of East Anglia.

A Critical Analysis of the Transgender (Intersex) Persons Act, 2018, in Pakistan Versus United Nations Recommendations in Interdisciplinary and Global Perspectives on Intersex

A Critical Analysis of the Transgender (Intersex) Persons Act, 2018, in Pakistan Versus United Nations Recommendations in Interdisciplinary and Global Perspectives on Intersex

I’m glad to have my chapter, “A Critical Analysis of The Transgender (Intersex) Persons Act, 2018, in Pakistan vs United Nations Recommendations” in the new book, Interdisciplinary and Global Perspectives on Intersex, edited by Megan Walker and published by Palgrave Macmillan in Jan 2022, I have written on the United Nations recommendations and international media’s role on intersex human rights and laws.

Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91475-2_11

Contributors: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/bfm%3A978-3-030-91475-2%2F1.pdf

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Global STARmeter IMDb ranking

Global STARmeter IMDb ranking

Kamran Qureshi’s global STARmeter ranking this week among actors and filmmakers.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4468748/

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Talk at the INIA Network supported by a grant from the European Commission

I am delighted & honoured to be invited by Prof Surya Monro for today’s talk (3rd December 2021) at The INIA Network (Intersex New Interdisciplinary Approaches) supported by a grant from the European Commission, to speak about my Practice As Research on Intersex characters in Hollywood, British & Australian Cinemas & my new feature film Only Love Matters.

Please see https://www.intersexnew.co.uk/

Winner Best Director: Berlin Indie Film Festival

Winner Best Director: Berlin Indie Film Festival

Kamran Qureshi is the winner of Best Director Award at the Berlin Indie Film Festival.

Winner of 7 Awards: Hollywood Gold Awards

Big News – Kamran Qureshi’s directed recent movie Only Love Matters is the winner of 5 Gold and 2 Silver in Hollywood Gold Awards, Los Angeles, California, United States including Best Director, Best Feature Film, Best Original Screenplay, Production Design, Best Editing, Best Cinematography and Best Makeup and Hairstyling.

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Film vs TV: Intersex representation in Australian media

Film vs TV: Intersex representation in Australian media

Presenting new research paper ‘Film vs TV: Intersex representation in Australian media’ in the international interdisciplinary conference ‘Intersex 2020: A Vision for the Future’ at the Dublin City University, Ireland on the 22nd April 2021.

Dublin City University link

Abstract

Beautiful evening talk with the Canadian TV host and producer, Sal Ahmed, in Open Talk

Beautiful evening talk with the Canadian TV host and producer, Sal Ahmed, in Open Talk

Beautiful evening talk with the Canadian TV host and producer, Sal Ahmed, in his show “Open Talk with Sal Ahmed” (South Asian entertainment show in Toronto, Canada).

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Portrayal of Intersex Characters in Indian Cinema

Portrayal of Intersex Characters in Indian Cinema

Presenting new research paper this October 2020, ‘Portrayal of Intersex Characters in Indian Cinema’ The Southwest Conference, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, US.

Completion of OLM Indian spell

Completion of OLM Indian spell

Heading back to London. Well done #TeamOLM on the completion of Indian spell. I am so happy to work with such beautiful people in the desert. #KQMovies

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Communication editor at the ‘Brief Encounters’ a postgraduate journal

Brief Encounters journal: We would like to thank Communication Editor Kamran Qureshi, University of East Anglia (UEA), for helping us recruit the new board, enliven our social media presence and publicise this issue. #BriefEncountersjournal #CHASE #BElaunch2020 #CHASE

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Oscar Fabian Lopez Cardona

A memory with my London Film Academy’s friends, a short film 10years back shot in 2010. Oscar went back to Columbia and after a long time, he visited us in London. Many thanks to our lovely team Malcolm Stewart, Peter Thomas, Kathy Trevelyan, Jan Kolvacin, Ross McNamara, Johnny Stewart, Iram Qureshi, Hareem Qureshi and Oscar Lopez.

Research paper presented at Interdisciplinary perspectives on intersex conference 2019, the University of Lincoln

Research paper presented at Interdisciplinary perspectives on intersex conference 2019, the University of Lincoln

Kamran Qureshi presented his research paper “The impact of Transgender Persons Act, 2018 on the intersex community in Pakistan” at the international conference in the University of Lincoln.

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AVPhD series: University of Westminster

AVPhD series: University of Westminster

Kamran Qureshi presented his research project about Hollywood, British and Australian Cinema as a part of AVPhD series at the University of Westminster titled The Representation of Intersex Characters in English Feature Films. Special thanks to Roshini and Rachel. Pic credit: Joe Jackson.
Related link:
https://www.westminster.ac.uk/cream/news/research-awards/avphd
https://research-portal.uea.ac.uk/en/publications/the-representation-of-intersex-characters-in-english-feature-film

Research paper presented at the Birkbeck, University of London

Research paper presented at the Birkbeck, University of London

Kamran Qureshi presented his research paper about the ‘Intersex Representation in US Television Drama Series 1994-2019′ presented at the London Screen Studies Conference 2019 at the Birkbeck, University of London. Thank you, Rachel Moore, Joe Jackson, Catherine Bengesser and Giulia Bindi.

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Doctoral research presentation was screened at the Nagoya University, Japan

Doctoral research presentation was screened at the Nagoya University, Japan

Kamran’s Doctoral research presentation was screened on the 4th June 2019 at the Nagoya University, Japan.

Teaching MA Film, Television and Creative Practice

Teaching MA Film, Television and Creative Practice

MA Film, Television and Creative Practice, what an extremely talented group of students I have in my class from around the globe and more girls than boys learning practice through the academic understanding of film and television University of East Anglia.

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Philosophy of Film, Without Theory conference

Philosophy of Film, Without Theory conference

The 2019 Philosophy of Film, Without Theory interdisciplinary conference covered various topics on the idea of Philosophy without theory, as a plurality of methodologies that include fine-grained description and discernment; disentangling confusions; reactive and/or reflective critical inquiry, the exploration of conceptual connection; logical geography; conceptual synthesis; the provision of perspicuous presentations and survivable overviews; non-systematic engagement with individual or particular works, subject, ideas, events and/or situation… and more.

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Public Governor Central at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Public Governor Central at The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Kamran Qureshi have served as a Public Governor Central since 2018-2020, at the Council of Governors at The Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, England.

Screen and Film Research Methods Today: The Screen Studies Group

Screen and Film Research Methods Today: The Screen Studies Group

Please see link: https://ssgsfresearchmethods.wordpress.com/

Director Kamran Qureshi in Mauritius TV (MBC TV) for TV Serial Mushrik.

Intersectional Feminist Media: Sezín Koehler’s article (Sri Lankan American novelist) mentioning Film MURAD and TV Drama MOORAT

Intersectional Feminist Media: Sezín Koehler’s article (Sri Lankan American novelist) mentioning Film MURAD and TV Drama MOORAT

I’m proud to be quoted in this excellent article in the Intersectional Feminist Media by Sezín Koehler’s article (Sri Lankan American novelist) mentioning Film MURAD (Desire) 2003,
on Intersex and TV Drama MOORAT (Idol) 2004, on a transgender woman and intersex charachters by director Kamran Qureshi.
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Corporate videos on Majic, Hunter and Vortex Robots for InnoTecUK

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Corporate videos on Majic, Hunter and Vortex Robots for Innovative Technology and Science Limited (InnoTecUK) are ready to exhibit in ICM International Congress Center München, Germany.
Special thanks to InnoTecUK Team: Tracey Mealing, Alvaro Garcia, Cesar Gomez, Luis Verga, Jose Soler, Mr. Miabhoy and my friend Munawar Ali Dossul.

An interview by Ms Sana Shahid, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture for TV series Moorat

An interview by Ms Sana Shahid, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture for TV series Moorat

This is Kamran Qureshi’s interview conducted by Ms Sana Shahid for her dissertation. She was a research student of the 7th semester, Department of Communication Design in the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture. Dated 5th May 2015. The transcript of the interview is as below:

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Kamran Qureshi’s interview by Ayesha Khan in Nesvita Women of Strength 09 (TV Youth Show) making show.

Kamran Qureshi with family in Nido Young Stars (TV Talk Show).
Interview by Atiqa Odho.

The Nation

The Nation

THE NATION
March 2008

Nestle Nido celebrates its heritage of nurturing through the launch of “The Nido Young Stars Show” a platform wherein children’s achievements and their parent’ efforts are celebrated and propagated to a wider audience … A qualified nutritionist will be on board for each episode along with an educationist to guide parents in raising performing children… more

TV Game Show Dil Ke Batein (English: Romantic Hearts) by Faisal Qureshi.

 

Guest in TV Talk Show “Bushra Bushra” in 2006 by Bushra Ansari.

Indus TV Network

Indus TV Network

INDUS TV NETWORK
September 2005
Drama Awards

Kamran Qureshi’s drama series “Maa Aur Mamta” (Mother and Motherhood) was a clear winner with six awards and it was a touching moment when he brought his mother to receive it on his behalf… more

Guest in Live morning TV show ‘Chai Time’ by Sahir Lohdi in 2005.

Interview by Rafiq Nasir on location of Kingdom of Hearts aka Riyasat (TV Serial) in Dubai, UAE.