WARIS  ISLAM

WARIS ISLAM

TELEVISION DIRECTOR

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Waris Islam is an award-winning writer director with network credits in film, television and radio. He also practices as a Consultant on projects developing training courses, overseas and in the UK.

He has written for BBC Radio drama, directed award winning short films 'Short' and 'The Family Portrait' and written a 'Coming Up' for Channel 4. Waris has also directed episodes of Hollyoaks, where one of them won a British Soap Award (2008) for the 'Best Exit Scene' and most recently was the co-creator, series script editor, series consultant, writer and director on the high-profile BBC Action co-production BISHAASH receiving over 50 million viewers. Currently Waris is preparing for his first feature film' 'The Line'

Waris is represented by Elinor Burns at Casarotto Agency in the UK and Eric Williams Zero Gravity Management in L.A

Skills

  • Scriptwriting
  • Director
  • Film Direction
  • Scriptwriting and Development

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