Faisal Azam

Editor
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Faisal Azam is an award-winning film editor, producer, and screenwriter. Born in Karachi, Pakistan, and raised in the Middle East, Faisal graduated magna cum laude from UC Berkeley with a degree in Rhetoric, and worked in publishing and advertising before embarking on a career in film. His work includes St. Louis Superman, which won Best Documentary Short awards at Big Sky and AFI Docs; the indie feature Black Dog, Red Dog, produced by James Franco; Without Shepherds, a look at Pakistan beyond the soundbites, which was a Grand Prize winner for Best Film and Best Documentary at the Brooklyn Film Festival; and Salar, which won Best Dramatic Short at the Austin Film Festival and was shortlisted for an Academy Award.

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