Research and CV

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  • – Award-winning Film and Television Director.
  • – Lecturing and Mentoring students from various Institutions.
  • – Performed Communication editor role at the CHASE Brief Encounters, a peer-reviewed postgraduate journal.
  • – Carrying out the first-ever doctoral study from a practitioner academic’s perspective that brings together theoretical readings of representation of intersex with professional practice in Film, TV and Media research.
  • – My research interests based on the experience as a practitioner in film and television for twenty-five years, combining with my academic studies which include Hollywood, British, Australian films, Television, Media practice, Gender, Legislations and Representation of Intersex.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

2019-2020 Associate Tutor, School of Art, Media and American Studies, University of East Anglia. (Teaches production to MA Film, Television and Creative Practice).
Lecturing, Seminars, Workshops, Tutorials, Delivering and Marking the written assessments, video productions and reflective analysis. Teaching both film and television productions, different styles or genres: narrative, documentary, art/tonal, practice through the academic understanding of film and television, also technical and professional skills including screenwriting, direction, camerawork and editing.
2015 – Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Interview as TV Director of Moorat (2004) for research dissertation
2011 – Charles Edward Brooke, Church of England Girls’ School, Filmmaking workshop
2000 – Fatima Jinnah Women University, Mentor/Supervisor/TV Director: Internship of MSc Communication Sciences student

INVITED TALKS

2011 – Eveready Pictures Academy (part of Eveready Group), Guest speaker on TV drama direction
2006 – One Day Apprentice (for Business Plus TV) Guest/Mentor: One day with Kamran Qureshi on Film and TV direction and production

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Qureshi, K. (2021). “Film vs TV: Intersex representation in Australian media.” Intersex 2021 – A Vision For The Future. Dublin City University
Qureshi, K. (2020). “Portrayal of Intersex in Indian Cinema.” The Southwest Conference, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, US.
Qureshi, K. (2019). “Intersex Representation in the US Television Dramas.” London Screen Studies Conference 2019. Birkbeck, University of London (London)
Qureshi, K. (2019). “The Representation of Intersex Characters in English Feature Films.” AVPhD series 2019. University of Westminster (London)
Qureshi, K. (2019). “The impact of Transgender Persons Act, 2018 on the intersex community in Pakistan.” Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intersex Conference. University of Lincoln (Lincoln)

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Qureshi, K. (2021). “A Critical Analysis of The Transgender (Intersex) Persons Act, 2018 vs United Nations Recommendations.”(chapter to be published in the book Interdisciplinary and Global Perspectives on Intersex by Palgrave Macmillan, presented in Uni of Lincoln).
Submitted in a Journal – Qureshi, K. (2020). “Intersex Representation in the US Television Dramas.”

MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS

Qureshi, K. (2022). “Intersex Representation in the British Film and Television Fiction.”

SELECTED ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

1999-2019 Founding member, KQ Movies Ltd and Evergreen Media Europe Ltd
1995-1999 Director, Editor and Cameraman, Telewise Productions

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2018-2019 Communication Editor, Brief Encounters Postgraduate Journal (funded by CHASE)
2018-2020 Public Governor Central, The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hillingdon, UK
2012-2018 Member, The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hillingdon, UK

EDUCATION

2018 – 2021 PhD (Writing-up)
Professional Practice Film, TV And Media Research at the School of Art, Media and American Studies, University of East Anglia.
(The first-ever doctoral study that brings together theoretical readings of representation of intersex with professional practice in Film, TV and Media research)

2009 – Executive Master in Business Administration
Marketing Research, Advertising, Advance Marketing Management, Management of Customer Service, Leadership, Organizational Communication, Human Resource Management and Sales Management

2008 – Masters in International Relations
European diplomacy, International Law, International Organizations

1998 – Bachelors of Arts
Economics, Political Science and Sociology

OTHER CONFERENCES, COURSES, SEMINARS (SELECT)

– Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities (Course), University of East Anglia
– Demystifying Peer Review (Course), University of East Anglia
– Audibility and Loudness (Conference), BBC Academy London
– Producing a low budget Film (Course), National Film & Television School (NFTS), Beaconsfield, UK
– Filmmaking (Certificate Course), London Film Academy
– Improvisation for Directors (Course), London Film School (LFS)
– An introduction to Screenwriting (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Philosophy of Film Without Theory (International Conference), University of York
– Fiction reader – fiction writer (Seminar), Oxford University
– Delusion and spiritual experience: brain imaging, neuroscience and human values (Seminar), Oxford University
– Colour Grading (Course), LFS in association with International Colourist Academy Course
– Assessment, Feedback, & Module Design (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Directing 3D / Storytelling (Conference), Ravensbourne London
– Research Design: Principles and Practices (Personal and Professional Development [PPD] Course), University of East Anglia
– Creating Recordings for Learning and Teaching (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Innovative Skills Training for Practice Research in the Arts, Goldsmiths University of London
– Using Threshold Concepts in Research Practice (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Rhyme and reason – understanding poetry (Seminar), Oxford University
– Thinking aloud: stories from the Arts and Humanities, London Arts & Humanities Partnership, Bloomsbury Studio
– Reception and Discourse Analysis (FTM Research Training), University of East Anglia
– Branding Basics for Business (Course), IAA Business Boost, ESRC
– Discourse Analysis as a Research Tool in the Arts and Humanities (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Campaigning and message framing for intersex rights, ILGA Europe
– Research Ethics Guidance (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Screen and Film Research Methods Today (CHASE), King’s College London
– Preparing & Delivering Lectures (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Collaborating with Business in your Research (ESRC), Bishopsgate Court London
– Practice as research; research as practice (Media training session), University of East Anglia
– Intersex Awareness (Seminar), University of Westminster
– Live online workshop: Online applications and interviews (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Digital Approaches for Humanities Research (CHASE) University of London
– Preparing & Delivering Seminars (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Parliament for researchers (training session), Queen Mary University of London
– Textual analysis in context (Seminar), University of East Anglia
– Intellectual Property Basics (Course), IAA Business Boost, ESRC
– On visibility, voice and the power of film (UEA London Lecture)
– Developing Critical Reading Techniques (CHASE) webinar by Dr Catherine Pope
– Academic Publishing (PPD Course), University of East Anglia
– Coding Demonstrations: Programming for Social Science Research (course) UK Data Service
– Red Camera DIT Course, VMI
– Writing an academic review with Prof Dylan Edwards Pro-Vice-Chancellor FMH, University of East Anglia
– Health and Safety Course, Skillset UK

MEDIA APPEARANCES

2021 – Open Talk, Meet the award-winning British director Kamran Qureshi., Canada One TV
2017 – Mushrik TV series in Mauritius, MBC TV News Network
2009 – Making of Nesvita Women of Strength 09 TV Show by Ayesha Khan, Geo TV Network
2008 – Nido Young Stars TV Talk Show by Atiqa Odho, Geo TV Network
2008 – Nido young stars show, The Nation
2007 – Dil Ke Batein TV Game Show (Guest) by Faisal Qureshi, ARY Digital TV Network
2006 – Film and TV direction by Neha Ansari, (Guest/Mentor) One Day Apprentice TV Show, Business Plus TV
2006 – Bushra Bushra TV Talk Show (Guest) by Bushra Ansari, Indus TV Network
2005 – Chai Time, Live TV Show by Sahir Lodhi, Indus TV Network
2005 – On the location of Riyasat TV Serial (Kingdom of Hearts) by Rafiq Nasir, ARY Digital TV Network
2004 – From Maa to Maamta by Uzma Mazhar, SHE Magazine
2003 – Telefilms have their day, Dawn News
2003 – Telefilm festival, SHE Magazine
2002 – The Man Behind Maa by Maryam Juzer, Dawn News
2001 – A tribute to mothers, Tview by Farhat Anis, THE NEWS International
2001 – A tribute to mothers, Telewise by Peerzada Salman, MAG The Weekly
2001 – Completion of one year special Show of Ariel Mothers, PTV Network
1999 – Demarcating Directors by Sumeha Malik, THE NEWS International, Images – Tube Time by Afia Zahoor
1998 – Hai Drama, WOMEN’S OWN

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2019 Spark Award Grant, University of East Anglia
2012 Nomination: Best Director Drama Serial for Choti Si Kahani, Pakistan Media Awards
2010 Nomination: Best Producer Drama Serial for Ishq Ki Inteha, Lux Style Awards
2009 Nomination: Best Director Drama Serial for Sarkar Sahab, Lux Style Awards
2007 Nomination: Best Director Drama Serial for Makan, Lux Style Awards
2006 Nomination: Best Director Drama Serial for Riyasat, Lux Style Awards
2005 Nomination: Best Director Drama Serial for Moorat, Lux Style Awards
2005 Winner: Best Drama Series Award for Maa Aur Mamta, Indus Drama Awards
2003 Winner: Best Telefilm Award for Murad, Indus Telefilm Festival
2002 Winner: Best Talk Show Award from private production for Ariel Mothers, PTV Awards

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY (SELECT)

Only Love Matters. (2021). [film] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. KQ Movies Ltd.
Mushrik. (2017). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. A Plus TV.
Choti Si Kahani. (2011). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. PTV Network.
Beyond The Silence of the Sea. (2010). [tv documentary] Directed by Kamran Qureshi and Iram Qureshi. PTV Network.
Ishq Ki Inteha. (2009). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. Geo TV Network.
Nestle’ Nesvita Women of Strength. (2009). [tv show] Series Directed by Kamran Qureshi and Iram Qureshi. ARY Digital TV and Geo TV Network.
Nestlé Nido Young Stars. (2008). [tv show] Series Directed by Kamran Qureshi. Geo TV Network.
Sarkar Sahab. (2007). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. ARY Digital TV.
Makan. (2006). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. Geo TV Network.
Manzil. (2006). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. ARY Digital TV.
Riyasat. (2005). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. ARY Digital TV.
Moorat. (2004). [tv series] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. ARY Digital TV.
Maa Aur Mamta. (2004). [tv films] Series Directed by Kamran Qureshi. Indus TV Network.
Murad. (2003). [tv film] Directed by Kamran Qureshi. Indus TV Network.
Ariel Mothers. (2000). [tv show] Series Directed by Kamran Qureshi. PTV Network.

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