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Grandfathers Odyssey

Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By quixilver | Views [247] | Video | Scholarship Entry

An epiphany during an introductory lecture on Philosophy during my freshman year doing Telecommunication engg led me to the ‘revelation’ that Plato’s Allegory of the Cave was the symbolic base of the Matrix trilogy. That awakening sparked something leading ... Read more >

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Karachi's Hidden Gem

Tue, 26 May 2015 | By shamaila_j | Views [190] | Scholarship Entry

All you need is one string of hair to cast a spell on someone. Pakistanis are superstitious. And, it’s always best to wear drab colours to look like everyone else. You don’t want to invite envy. You don’t want to look like a tourist in Karachi: the city ... Read more >

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The Journey Home

Sat, 5 Sep 2015 | By aatirsohail | Views [160] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I have always been enamoured with films and movies. Films have allowed me to develop curiosities about subjects - subjects and philosophies that started to shape me as a person. As I grew older I realised that subtly, my forays of binge-watching films ... Read more >

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GWADAR: the Door for Global Powers

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 | By khoso | Views [108] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I am from Pakistan and passed a Post Graduate degree in Media Productions (Video/film/ TV) from United Kingdom, where I also produced couple of documentaries. I joined Pakistan Television Network as a Producer Current Affairs in May 2005, and since I ... Read more >

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Baltit Fort

Wed, 27 May 2015 | By gallivanter_20 | Views [77] | Scholarship Entry

In the summer of 2014, I traveled back in time. August, 2014 It was a fine, sunny day in Karimabad, the capital city of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, north of Pakistan. The little bazaar of Karimabad was bustling with tourists and locals and food vendors ... Read more >

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Hunza, Hunza Serena Inn

Thu, 14 May 2015 | By msohail | Views [77] | Scholarship Entry

My room at Hunza Serena Inn is one of twenty in a row, all of them looking out on a white, tiled terrace, beyond which are green, carefully cultivated fields. The fields are set below large, craggy mountains extending far into the sky. The Inn’s rock ... Read more >

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Two Weeks in Lahore

Sat, 15 Aug 2015 | By mjoshua77 | Views [76] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I have been traveling this wonderful Earth since the age of 2! I should win because I have a very unique perspective on World Politics, I may be a citizen of the United States of America, however, I am a product of travel and culture through film/video/sounds ... Read more >

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Before 9/11: The Majesty of the Hindu Kush

Wed, 27 May 2015 | By danielletardieumoze | Views [72] | Scholarship Entry

He blinked at me in bewilderment, his striking green eyes staring out confusedly from beneath a fringe of blonde hair. Our mode of transport this high up in the mountains of Pakistan’s Hindu Kush is a donkey caravan of sorts, and being the natural equestrian ... Read more >

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Walk towards hope

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 | By farahjamaluddin | Views [72] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Because this is my dream for the last 10 years. I just quit my job and this coming friday is my last day at work-solely so I can live my passion of making films. I should win as I look and listen uniquely...I have been told this from more than 5 people ... Read more >

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The Hidden Treasure of Baluchistan

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 | By faizalalwani | Views [70]

Spread Over 640 square miles, Hingol Natural Park located along the Makran Coast is the largest natural park in Pakistan, approximately 190 Kilometers away from Karachi.   Leaving Karachi very early in the morning, you can witness most of ... Read more >

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Takht-i-Bahi

Thu, 21 May 2015 | By quakki | Views [69] | Scholarship Entry

Most of my family and friends thought I was crazy when I said I was going to Pakistan. The negative media coverage means most people wouldn't even consider visiting Pakistan, despite the fact that, for most people, life there continues as usual. For me, ... Read more >

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Emerald Lake

Wed, 27 May 2015 | By fza_xoxo | Views [68] | Scholarship Entry

It was in the summer when I first saw it. I got off the jeep and walked over to the spectacular lake. Saif uk Mulook, the name is inspired by an Egyptian prince, who had a dream about this particular lake, not knowing where it was and in his dream, he ... Read more >

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A Moving Life

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 | By clickitgenious | Views [68] | Video | Scholarship Entry

The value of education is something that I have understood since a very young age. I have been able to devote the time and energy necessary to academic accomplishment even though money has always been tight. In my senior year at University of the punjab, ... Read more >

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Free Travel

Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By freetravel | Views [64] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I am a fresh film graduate and the three words that define me are, Travel, Nature, and Music. I am passionate about travelling and have an unquenching thirst when it comes to the diversity that the planet has to offer. I have recently applied for seminars ... Read more >

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Poor Man's Gold

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 | By dawoodtareen | Views [62] | Comments [1] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Film is my passion,commitment and it is one of the most powerful mediums to raise awareness of social issues and change mindsets. Across the whole range of cinematic arts, filmmakers can bring to life the dreams and struggles of everyday people, engage ... Read more >

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Road Roasted

Thu, 28 May 2015 | By muneeb | Views [60] | Scholarship Entry

“Hope Shahdadpur would not be this hot,” I thought as I entered the bus along with my friend Rafiq at a bus terminal at Al-Azam Square in Karachi. We never knew then that God was not going to be kind of us. It was a sizzling day of May 13 and we were ... Read more >

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La Hasil

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 | By bilalahmed | Views [59] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I am Bilal Ahmed, having life experience of 23 years and have done Masters in Electrical Engineering from LUMS, Lahore, Pakistan, ended in June 2015. I grew up seeing pictures around me as my uncle used to have a lot of cameras and lenses and was very ... Read more >

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The Magicians of Halli Road

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 | By michal_glikson | Views [58] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I see documentaries as important tools that we as humans need, now more than ever, for understanding cultures and environments. I want to make thoughtful documentaries that allow people to immerse in the world and connect across seemingly polarised cultures.... Read more >

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The Wink of A Desert

Wed, 27 May 2015 | By raoha | Views [58] | Scholarship Entry

"We are in the heart of the Thal Desert." The tires of our car had finally lost their battle with the sand and the road we had been travelling on had mysteriously disappeared when someone spoke those words. I suddenly became aware of a distant, dull ... Read more >

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Stars at your feet

Tue, 26 May 2015 | By eternity | Views [54] | Scholarship Entry

Nature, in all its magnificence and quality just revives me and never neglects to astound me. It has a tranquil impact on my body and soul. And then there are certain moments in your life which turns your whole world upside down and let you perceive life ... Read more >

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Stranger Smile

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By sunbeams | Views [53] | Scholarship Entry

Dear granny, today someone who were not you combed my hair.I know, you are the only one allowed to do it, but here..Well, here is different.My locks have been pulled and twisted so roughly that even if I din't want to disappoint the lady I couldn't avoid ... Read more >

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Naran, Kaghan, Shogran-My beautiful Pakistan

Mon, 18 May 2015 | By traveljunkie-expeditions | Views [52] | Scholarship Entry

The year 2014 will always be special to me as it blessed me with a treasure of memories. My favorite one, without a doubt, is my trip to the northern areas of my country -which are also known as "the untouched paradise of Pakistan". Our journey started ... Read more >

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PAYALO (The Shepherd)

Mon, 7 Sep 2015 | By naseerkazmi | Views [52] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Everyone in this world is inspired from someone and they try to make that person their ideal but in my case whenever someone inspires me i try to capture him/her life's achievements to make a travel film "PAYALO (The Shepherd) is my first entry. Being ... Read more >

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Breaking Stereotypes

Thu, 21 May 2015 | By urooj | Views [51] | Scholarship Entry

Me? Travel to Germany? On an all paid internship? Whilst wearing a hijab and being a practising Muslim (the fact that I left religion later on is a story for another day)? Would it be possible in ANY way? Turns out not only was it possible, but I had ... Read more >

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A tour to Hidden Meadows

Thu, 7 May 2015 | By haris | Views [49] | Scholarship Entry

Long weekend was around the corner and we were short of ideas on what should be our destination for trekking. After lot of brainstorming and considering different options we decided to visit heavenly pastures of ‘Danna’. The trip was unique in a sense ... Read more >

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