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New York-based production company, developing & producing feature documentaries and narrative content. Founded by Sofian Khan.

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‘The Interpreters’ Receives ITVS Open Call Funding

21 Nov, by Sofian Khan in Documentary

This summer we got the news we were accepted by the ITVS Open Call program, which is providing our film with finishing funds to complete post-production.  After going through orientation and contracting process, we have begun work with the ITVS team.  This allows us to…

Short Doc ‘An Act of Worship’ on Field of Vision

19 May, by Sofian Khan in Documentary, Short Film

Our short documentary about the travel ban premiered today on Field of Vision and Fusion.  It follows the CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) in the immediate aftermath of the ban announcement, when Muslim-American activists all over the country sprung into action to protest.  See more…

‘Gaucho’ now available through New Day Films

16 May, by Sofian Khan in Documentary

We’re happy to announce that ‘Gaucho’ is now available for educational distribution through New Day Films.  The member-run distribution company has been around since 1971, bringing docs to the classroom.  And it also provides the opportunity to bring our other titles to this market.

Swet Shop Boys – ‘Aaja’ Video Launches

05 Mar, by Sofian Khan in Directing

The second video we did for the Swet Shop Boys is out and about.  Featuring Ali Sethi, with a cameo from actor Ahmed Razvi, the video kicks off with Riz, Heems and Redinho performing a qawaali show while a parallel storyline plays out of a…

The Pakistani Fighter – on AJPlus

11 Jan, by Sofian Khan in Short Film

A 2-minute version of our short film ‘The Pakistani Fighter’ was released by Al Jazeera Plus last month. The piece gives an overview of MMA fighter Bashir Ahmad.

‘The Interpreter’ Production Wraps

21 Oct, by Sofian Khan in Documentary

We are overjoyed for our film’s main subject (and good friend), interpreter “Phillip Morris”, whose family joined him last week in Minneapolis after two tense years of waiting.  Thanks in great part to the help of Phillip’s friend — US veteran Paul Braun (also our good friend) —…

‘Terminal 5’ video launches on The Fader

30 Sep, by Sofian Khan in Directing

Our music video for the Swet Shop Boys (Riz Ahmed & Himanshu Suri) launched today on The Fader.  ‘Terminal 5’ was shot early August in Queens and Long Island and is a tongue in cheek exploration of racial profiling at the airport, based loosely on…