• Dynamic

  • Creative

  • Experienced

Who We Are

AKS Films is a dynamic, creative and experienced production company based in Pakistan. Our company offers a full array of digital film video production services including concepting, script writing, storyboarding, filming and editing. We use trusted journalistic values together with a prompt and reliable service which result in communication products of the highest international quality.

Our goal is to create innovative and memorable content using the most up to date technology, state of the art equipment and creative skills.

Why Choose Us

To put it simply, our commitment to you as a partner in production is unequivocal.

Our belief is that creativity is the source of our productions but in our industry, creativity can only be exercised through extensive experience. Our team has had the privilege of working with some of the best minds in the industry and our broad experience gives our clients the freedom to be ambitious with their requirements.

The team has over 25 years combined work history of edited reports and live transmissions for major international broadcasters including BBC News, CNN International, ITN, CCTV English, Channel NewsAsia, Qatar TV and GlobalPost.

AKS Films has created bespoke video content for UNAIDS, UN Information Centre and UN Development Programme.

AKS Films has a full range of professional equipment including state of the art HD cameras, Mac and Final Cut Pro based editing systems, sound and lighting kits.

We can say that our work certainly speaks for itself and we will always go the extra mile to make each production a success..

Our Approach

Our creative approach for every project is to begin with outlining the detailed objectives from a client. We then undertake a broad range of research on a story and how it can be told visually. Once the treatment is finalized we use it as a blueprint to begin the intricate pre-production process. We shift our focus to the most important elements of the story. We then search and identify strong characters who can best tell the story through their own experiences.

For us, each project is unique and defined by its creative approach. AKS Films constantly raises the bar and strives to give each production an innovative and dynamic quality. The experience and dedication of our team allows us to achieve the highest levels of film production. We at AKS Films are proud and passionate about our work and love what we are able to achieve for our clients.

 

Our Team

Head of Content- Almeena Ahmed

Almeena is a British Pakistani who lives and works between Islamabad and London. She has 15 years experience as a Broadcast and Video Journalist at major international broadcasters including BBC and ITN.

Almeena has a proven track record of delivering high quality journalism for TV and Radio and has interviewed former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, PTI leader Imran Khan and Punjab Governor Muhammad Sarwar in Pakistan. She has a wide range of contacts in Pakistan and the UK and is HEFAT trained.

Head of Productions- Sanaullah Afridi

Sanaullah has worked for over 10 years for the likes of CNN and BBC as a Cameraman, Editor, Field Engineer, System Support Engineer, Data Wrangler and Sound Recordist. He has covered major news events such as Benazir Bhutto's assassination and the Taliban attack on Malala Yousufzai along with natural disasters humanitarian issues including devastating floods, earthquakes and landslides.

Most recently, Sanaullah was part of a documentary team on polio called "Every Last Child" commissioned by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Project Director- Reza Sayah

For the past two decades Reza Sayah has worked to connect viewers with far away cultures and news events through powerful storytelling.

Most recently Reza was CNN's correspondent based in Egypt and Pakistan where he covered major events in the region like the Arab Spring, the presidential elections in Iran, the conflict in Ukraine, and the war in Afghanistan.

Prior to working for CNN Reza spent more than 10 years reporting for major news networks in the United States.

 

Throughout his career Reza has seen firsthand how creative story telling can deliver powerful messages, leave unforgettable impressions, and move people to action. 

Project Director (Development Sector)- Amjad Jamal

Amjad Jamal has over two decades of experience in the field of communications and media. Amjad has worked with the Pakistan Tourism Organisation as a Tourism Promotion Officer.

He has won numerous awards for his work during natural and man-made disasters in Pakistan as a Communications Officer for the United Nations World Food Programme. He has travelled the length and breadth of the country including the troubled Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to collect multimedia material, human-interest stories and to document case studies in both written and visual forms. He has recently produced videos for Oxfam and UNDP.

 

Amjad’s work has been published in multiple publications of the United Nations in Pakistan and Internationally. 

Portfolio

Services

AKS Films is a full service production company focused on long and short films, documentary features and news reports including new media content. We specialize in authored or self-narrated videos and real life observational documentaries.