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Faryal’s writing is inspired by the multi-cultural tapestry of British life and campaigns for social justice. She aspires for her work to speak with a powerful and original voice that find can find humour in even the darkest of places. Faryal was selected to participate in the BAFTA ELEVATE programme 2019.

Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT - FILM
Production (role):
ISHMAEL
Company:
Dog Rose Production
Project details:
Adaptation of a short story by Stephen Brown
Production (role):
KHADIJAH (working title)
Company:
Fable Pictures
Project details:
Biopic of the jockey Khadijah Mellah
IN DEVELOPMENT - TELEVISION
Production (role):
AMIR SISTERS
Company:
Tiger Aspect
Project details:
Writers room

Adapation of Nadya Hussain's debut novel
Production (role):
TAKE ME HOME
Company:
BBC Studios
Project details:
90 min drama dealing with homelessness and the housing crisis
Production (role):
DESTINY JONES
Company:
Wall To Wall
Project details:
Original Pilot

A millennial coming of age story set in Brixton about poetry and gangs with a supernatural twist.
TELEVISION
Production (role):
ACKLEY BRIDGE
Company:
The Forge/Channel 4
Project details:
1 x 60'

Co-writer Episode 7 season 2

Co-writer Episode 4 season 3
THEATRE
Production (role):
WE ARE THE NINJA DIVISION
Company:
Slung Low Shorts 3
Project details:
A radical Muslim punk duo squat a factory to play their first gig
SHORT FILMS
Production (role):
WHAT YOU LOOKING AT?!
Company:
Film London
Project details:
A comedy drama about a Muslim woman in a niqab and a drag queen who get stuck in a lift.

Distributed by Peccadillo
Pictures on the shorts compilation
Boys on Film: Cruel Britannia

https://vimeo.com/42507264
Production (role):
PICTURES OF ZAIN
Company:
Self Produced
Project details:
A Muslim mother embarks on a journey of self discovery after the death of her son - confronting prejudices and making amends with his grieving lover on the way.
COMMERCIAL
Production (role):
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
Company:
BFI
Project details:
Ident for the BFI London Flare Film Festival

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): ISHMAEL
    Company: Dog Rose Production
    Project details: Adaptation of a short story by Stephen Brown
  • Production (role): KHADIJAH (working title)
    Company: Fable Pictures
    Project details: Biopic of the jockey Khadijah Mellah
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): AMIR SISTERS
    Company: Tiger Aspect
    Project details: Writers room

    Adapation of Nadya Hussain's debut novel
  • Production (role): TAKE ME HOME
    Company: BBC Studios
    Project details: 90 min drama dealing with homelessness and the housing crisis
  • Production (role): DESTINY JONES
    Company: Wall To Wall
    Project details: Original Pilot

    A millennial coming of age story set in Brixton about poetry and gangs with a supernatural twist.
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): ACKLEY BRIDGE
    Company: The Forge/Channel 4
    Project details: 1 x 60'

    Co-writer Episode 7 season 2

    Co-writer Episode 4 season 3
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): WE ARE THE NINJA DIVISION
    Company: Slung Low Shorts 3
    Project details: A radical Muslim punk duo squat a factory to play their first gig
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): WHAT YOU LOOKING AT?!
    Company: Film London
    Project details: A comedy drama about a Muslim woman in a niqab and a drag queen who get stuck in a lift.

    Distributed by Peccadillo
    Pictures on the shorts compilation
    Boys on Film: Cruel Britannia

    https://vimeo.com/42507264
  • Production (role): PICTURES OF ZAIN
    Company: Self Produced
    Project details: A Muslim mother embarks on a journey of self discovery after the death of her son - confronting prejudices and making amends with his grieving lover on the way.
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): WHAT'S IN A NAME?
    Company: BFI
    Project details: Ident for the BFI London Flare Film Festival