PROFILE

Farhan Jamalvy

Farhan Jamalvy is a journalist-turned-filmmaker and educationist from Karachi, Pakistan. He is a CrossCulture Fellow of the IFA, Germany (2017). 

Story Consultant

ALBELA RAHI

Jamalvy penned the dialogues and wrote additional scenes for Albela Rahi, Pakistan’s upcoming feature film based on the life and music of legendary pop star Alamgir, starring Fawad Khan in the titular role. It's Fog Catcher Films Production. 

Screenwriter

PRICE OF LIFE

A German-Urdu short film that links Berlin to Lahore with a ‘thin red line’.

Playwright

KAFKA

An award-winning original Urdu play based on the life, works, letters and diaries of the great existentialist writer Franz Kafka. Won the first prize at Pakistan Media Awards, 2012.

Short Story

COMMA

An award-winning English story about a man who — for some unfathomable reason — can’t seem to use commas in his prose.

Comma is one of the five winners of the OFF_Press Polish-English literary competition held in Poland, 2010. The winning story has been published in Polish and Urdu translations besides the original English version.

Educationist

Farhan is a Mass Comm graduate from University of Karachi, and a Certified TEVT Skill Developer trained by the GIZ-IST - a joint venture between Germany and Pakistan.

He has previously taught workshops at the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Bahria University, Arena Multimedia, Rangoonwala Community Centre and Prism Youth Development Initiative, Hyderabad.