Executive Producer​​

Andrew Tkach

Andrew Tkach has over 30 years of experience producing documentaries and TV ​magazine reports, often examining human rights and how environmental issues affect local communities.​​
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Abdullah K​han​​​

Abdullah is a Producer & Director of factual documentaries from Pakistan. His journey to visual storytelling started with his interest in wildlife photography, which he turned into a career. He has worked as Science Communicator with Pakistan Wildlife Foundation, as a Cameraman with Walkabout films and Director of Photography at ABD Media.


Aibek Baiymbetov

Aibek Baiymbetov is a filmmaker from Kyrgyzstan who is currently a Junior Research Fellow at the Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit of the University of Central Asia in Bishkek. Previously he worked at the Public Foundation of Holistic Development​​


Asmita Shrish

Asmita Shrish is a Nepalese director based in the UK, whose films include Gyalmu's House, Auntie Ganga and Chandra. 


Bermet Borubaeva

Bermet Borubaeva is a multidisciplinary artist, curator, urban environmentalist and labour rights activist born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Co-founder of the Bishkek School of Contemporary Art (BiSCA), she focuses on food production, migration and the air quality of cities  in her films and work.​


Cyrus Viccaji

Cyrus Viccaji is a content creator and educator who grew up in Karachi, Pakistan. He studied Communication Design from The Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture with a focus on photography and filmmaking. He went on to work at Pakistan’s first English News channel, as a reporter and producer, cameraman and editor. 


Haya Fatima​

Haya Fatima Iqbal is an Academy and two-time Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker based in Pakistan. Haya is also the Co-Founder of the Documentary Association of Pakistan (DAP), an initiative to promote the art of documentary film in Pakistan.


Iskender Aliev

Iskender Aliev is a filmmaker and environmental activist from Kyrgyzstan who wants to examine the real cost of air pollution and its impact on human health and explore the many ecological and social problems of global climate change.​


Jamilia Jeenbaeva ​

Jamilia Jeenbaeva is a climate sociologist and writer based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan who co-founded and runs the ecological readings workshops Elekdilgir and Bioregion Kyrgyzstan lectoria for post-climate deep adaptation and regeneration among Central Asia's mountain people, nature and living communities.


Janyl Jusupjan​

Janyl Jusupjan is a Kyrgyz filmmaker, who is now finishing her new feature film made in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Previously Janyl worked for Radio Free Europe, covering Central Asia for over 20 years.


Jawad Sharif​ ​

​​Jawad Sharif is a Pakistani filmmaker whose work focuses on the interface between the dominant culture and the real impact on people, society and the environment. He is among the rare filmmakers who are proficient in weaving compelling visuals and narratives in both fiction and non-fiction films.​


Karim Shallwanee​ ​

​​​KarimShallwanee is a producer and director at Funkari Film and a student of Muslim cultures and ethnomusicology, hailing from Karachi, Pakistan For the past few years Karim and his team have been documenting the impact of climate change in various parts of Central and South Asia.​


Kiran Ghadge ​

​​​Kiran Ghadge is a wildlife filmmaker based in Maharashtra, India, and a member of the Indian Documentary Producers Association. Kiran is passionate about wildlife rescue, conservation, and ornithology.   He is dedicated to ethical wildlife photography practices, and hopes to influence the next generation of photographers, by sharing his expertise in workshops and competitions.​


Munmun Dhalaria​

Munmun Dhalaria, a NatGeo Explorer, is the director of MoonPeakFilms in India, where she produces award winning documentaries about nature, science and social justice. She is currently producing broadcast films for Vice, IndiaAlliance and Agah Khan Foundation.


Nyal Mueenuddin ​

Nyal Mueenuddin is a Pakistani-American environmental and wildlife filmmaker with over 8 years of experience making films on human, animal and ecological subjects, particularly in Pakistan as well as other countries such as Madagascar and the USA. Nyal has worked with the BBC Natural History Unit, WWF, ICIMOD, and National Geographic.


Sayohat Khalilova​​​

​Sayohat Khalilova is a young filmmaker from Tajikistan producing films in her native Pamir region.


Shanta Nepali

​Shanta Nepali is a Nepalese filmmaker and mountaineer. She has produced documentaries and worked for international clients including “The story of God” with Morgan Freeman, Expedition Unknown, Dual Survival, and MTV franchise TV show Himalaya Roadies season 1. She is also the founder of Nepali Female Filmmakers, which facilitates collaborations, workshops and training for female filmmakers.


Tashi Lhazom

Tashi Lhazom hails from Limi Valley in northwestern Nepal. She is a climate justice activist, indigenous storyteller, and independent filmmaker whose work focuses on identity politics, climate change and grassroots empowerment. She is also a co-founder of Limi Unity Cooperative Society which promotes community-based eco-friendly tourism. As a youth leader, Tashi aims to harness the power of young minds to promote generational change.


Tariq Alexander Qaiser​

​Tariq Alexander Qaiser is a Pakistan based architect who has spent the better part of a decade visiting and documenting Karachi's unappreciated mangrove forest.


Tazeen Bari

Tazeen Bari has been making documentaries in Pakistan for over 10 years, including “Letters From Death Row” (Witness - Al Jazeera) “Vote for X”, “Qandeel" (Guardian Documentaries) and "Pakistan: On The Frontlines" (Viceland). Tazeen is the co-founder of the Documentary Association of Pakistan. and is also currently developing her first fiction feature.


Tolik Gadomamadov

Tolik Gadomamadov is an independent film director living in Khorog Tajikistan whose previous film Shogun, explored the traditional culture of remote villages in the Pamirs.


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