Resume

SHEHROZE KHAN

T: +447796250716 | E: shehroze@shehrozekhan.com

DIRECTOR’S ASSISTANT (to Clio Barnard)

Aug 20 – Present

APPLE TV

Exec Prod: Patrick Walters / Anna Symons

– Implemented script changes and revisions on Final Draft, contributing to ideas and discussion during script development sessions.
– Managed director’s diary and was key point of communication for all departments on and off set.
– Compiled creative references for Director

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (to Judy Counihan)

Jan 20 – Aug 20

NETFLIX / SKY ATLANTIC

Executive Assistant to Judy Counihan (Creative Director) and Danielle Brandon (Head of Production)

DIRECTOR’S ASSISTANT (to Clio Barnard)

Oct 19 – Dec 20

BBC FILMS / BFI SCREEN YORKSHIRE

Exec Prod: Rose Garnett / Lizzie Francke

– Implemented script changes and revisions on Final Draft, contributing to ideas and discussion during script development sessions.
– Managed director’s diary and was key point of communication for all departments on and off set.
– Compiled director’s notes throughout rehearsals and shoot.
– Assisted Co-Producer with music clearance, sourcing files and producing playback notes for crew.

DIRECTOR’S ASSISTANT (to Marc Munden)

May 19 – Oct 19

SKY/HBO

The Third Day (SERIES 1)                                                                 TX: Spring 2020

Director’s Assistant to 3-times BAFTA winner Marc Munden (Utopia, National Treasure) on new Drama, The Third Day, for Sky / HBO starring Jude Law and produced by Plan B Entertainment.

– Managed director’s diary, and was key point of contact for communications across director’s multiple projects.
– Read treatments and scripts, adding notes and writing script reports.
– Handled office admin including filing, setting up meetings, processing contracts, invoices and payments
– Compiled creative references together including moodboards and sizzle reels for Sky meetings.
– Was on set throughout the shoot, wrangling data, downloading rushes and taking care of all the Director’s creative and admin requirements.

RESEARCHER

Sept 16 – Jan 17

CHANNEL 4

EXTREME CAKE MAKERS (SERIES 1) || BOOMERANG

A new factual entertainment series following the best cake makers across the UK and their extreme cake commissions.

30’ x 15 episodes             TX date: Spring 2017            Exec Prod: Sharon Bennett

POSH PAWN || BOOMERANG

A returning factual entertainment series following high end pawnbrokers and their clients.

Christmas special            TX date: 27th December 2016           Exec Prod: Sharon Bennett

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Jan 17 – Jun 17

MIDDLE EAST BROADCASTING CENTRE

QOMRAH “DiversiTea & UniTea” || ARAM TV

A series of stylised documentaries series exploring the social, cultural and historical significance of tea, achieving over 100,000 views on YouTube and being broadcast to millions of viewers.

10’ x 2 episodes           TX date: June 2017           Exec Prod: Ahmed Shughairi

RUNNER

Feb 17 – Mar 17

BBC ONE

THE APPRENTICE (SERIES 13) || BOUNDLESS

A recurring reality game show series in which candidates compete to go into business with multi-millionaire Lord Sugar.

60’ x 14 episodes             TX date: Spring 2017            SP: Jo Harcourt-Smith

 

EDITOR

Jun 16 – Jul 16

ALJAZEERA WORLDWIDE

ENVIRONMENTAL FEATURE

A one-off segment exploring grassroots environmental initiatives and the work Muslim communities were doing to tackle climate change. 

7’ x 1 episode             TX date: Aug 2016

 

RESEARCHER / PRESENTER

Mar 16 – Jul 16

BRITISH MUSLIM TV

INSIDE OUT (SERIES 3)

A recurring CHAT show interviewing prominent celebrities from the Muslim community like athletes, scholars, musicians, actors etc.

 

 

 

FILM CREDITS

WRITER / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER

Dec 19 – Dec 20

CHOCOLATE

25′ COMING OF AGE FAMILY DRAMA

17-year-old Jordan has grown up his whole life without a father, his only releases being music and football. When his elusive uncle Diego comes to visit for the first time in years, Jordan finally has a male role model to look to. As he slowly realises that Uncle Diego goes against everything Jordan’s mother stands for, he is confronted with the biggest question in his life – what does it mean to truly be a man?

 

 

WRITER / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / EDITOR

Oct 17 – Aug 18

THE TRAVELLER

15′ SCI-FI PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER

Travellers are a breed of human beings from the future, sent to maintain peace in the world. Their existence has been kept a secret, until now. One of them has been captured – and he’s starting to reveal hidden truths that could jeapordize their entire way of life!

 

 

WRITER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR

Jun 17 – Aug 17

STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT

20′ DRAMA

Shot in 1 continuous take, Strangers explores Luc and Zain’s middle-of-the-night conversations about life, purpose and existentialism in a Cash n’ Carry

 

 

WRITER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR

Mar 16 – Jul 16

THE LETTER

7′ DRAMA

The film follows the story of Leila Ahmed, a British anti-war activist, and how she copes with being seperated from a lover. As her relationships with those around her start to isolate Leila from the world, Leila resorts to writing personal letters to her estranged partner to deal with her grief

 

 

WRITER / DIRECTOR / EDITOR / PRODUCER

Dec 15 – Jan 16

SEAL

3′ SCI-FI THRILLER

A renowned scientist has spent his life trying to figure out a way to invent time travel. In a plea of desperation, he writes a letter to his future self asking him to show him a sign if he were ever successful. Little did he know that he would forever regret what he wished for

 

 

WRITER / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER

May 15 – Jun 15

INSPIRE

5′ DRAMA

Inspire is a film following the stories of four different groups of people and how their lives are interconnected by the idea of doing positive actions. The film is set in London, and explores diversity, as well as issues of social exclusion through the arcs of the various characters.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Film London Lodestar 2020: Selected out of 1000 as one of the 30 most up and coming talent in London.

BAFTA Crew Film & TV: Selected onto a year-long programme/network with 150 of Britain’s upcoming talent.

Screenwriting: My short scripts were shortlisted by BBC Writer’s Room for development by It’s My Shout 2 years in a row, as well as by Parti Productions as one of the scripts to pitch to BBC3

Board Director of Not-For-Profit: Elected volunteer position for an educational charity working with schools and campaigning on environmental and social justice.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Driving: Full clean driving license.

Languages: Urdu (fluent), Arabic (basic), French (basic), and Punjabi (basic).

Shooting: shooting HD and 4K on Canon C300, XF305, Sony FS7, Sony A7Sii and DSLR’s like Canon 5D Mk IV.

Editing: edited award winning short films and advertisements with Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X.

Writing: shortlisted on It’s My Shout scheme to have short film developed by BBC Writer’s Room, award-winning blogger and scriptwriter, copywriting, preparing templates and briefs, adept with MS Office and iWork.

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