Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


The Survival of Cinema and Television Industry in Pakistan

Date : November 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Moderator: Dr. Nadeem ul Haq (Vice Chancellor PIDE)
Speaker : Sarmad Sultan Khoosat, Filmmaker and TV Director, Kanwal Khoosat, Film Producer and TV Director, Pir Saad Ahsanuddin, CEO Cinepax, Kamran Lashari, Pakistani Civil Servant, Mehreen Jabbar, Filmmaker, Faris Kermani, Producer/Director

For the first time in the history of world cinema, box-office takings have gone down drastically since the outbreak of the pandemic, television production of dramas has ground to a halt, and other creative industries such as sports, media, art, tourism and hospitality are also adversely affected.