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Dr Kamran Qureshi


Department of Film and Media

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Dr Kamran Qureshi is an award-winning British film and television director and media scholar. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK.

Kamran's PhD was in Professional Practice Film, Television and Media and he did his post-doctoral research, Anglia Film Studios Project, at the School of Art, Media and American studies, University of East Anglia.

Kamran is a lecturer in film production and pathway leader (cinematography) at Solent University. He is supervising research dissertations and teaches film and TV students.

Kamran's personal website

Further information

Kamran is working in film and TV for over 25 years. He directed many award-winning TV drama serials and TV shows.

His new feature film Only Love Matters (2023) has done well on the film festival circuit and has won over 30 awards including Best Director, Best Producer, Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Romantic film, and Best Women film.

He is the former communication editor at CHASE’s Brief Encounters Postgraduate Journal for issue 4 (2019-2020) and also a governor at the Council of Governors at the Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2018-2020), London, UK. Kamran is a founding member of Evergreen Media Europe (1999) and KQ Movies (2018) London, UK.

He was a coordinator of the Green Film Festival @UEA 2022, an annual environmentally-themed film festival, which holds film screenings, workshops, speeches, and other events, supported with Global Research Translation Award (GRTA) funded by United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI). Kamran was also a UEA (University of East Anglia) local lead for the UK reproducibility network (UKRN) to raise awareness about data sharing and open research and reproducibility.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Film Production

Build the right skills, and develop your talent, and your portfolio to break into the film industry. Our high-end kit, and industry connections provide the ingredients for a successful career.

BA (Hons) Film and Television

Unleash your creativity with a TV and film career. Learn from industry experts in professional-grade facilities, and join our internationally successful graduates at the BBC, Sky, Disney and beyond.