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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  and level leader for BA (Hons) Film Production at Solent University. He is supervising research dissertations and teaches film and TV students.

Kamran's personal website

Research interests

Kamran’s research interests are based on the experience as a practitioner in film and television for 30 years, combining with his academic studies which include Hollywood, British, and Australian films, television, media practice, gender, legislations and representation of intersex people.

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filmmaking practice, fiction filmmaking, gender, practice-led research, intersex, infant surgery, intersex human rights, intersex legislation, hermaphrodite, film, television.

Further information

Kamran has been working in film and TV for over 30 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. Kamran exploited multiple opportunities to create awareness internationally about intersex and their issues by publicly speaking in interviews on many media platforms including BBC One TV, BBC Radio, BBC News, That’s TV UK, Canada One TV, PTV News, podcasts, live TV transmissions and digital news. Please see:

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 by the 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.

BA (Hons) Television Production

Get the experience to produce and direct the next big primetime TV hit on our ScreenSkills accredited degree. Our graduates have gone on to work on at Strictly, The Repair Shop, Sky News and more.