Making award winning indie ‘Joyland’ with director and writer Saim Sadiq



On this Friday’s show we talk to award winning writer and director Saim Sadiq on his Pakistani trans culture feature debut Joyland.

Giles Alderson, Tori Butler-Hart & Matthew Butler-Hart chat with Saim about:

-Where ideas come from

-Pakistani filmmaking.

-How he raised the finance.

-Short to feature process

-Trans culture, Patriarchy and creative desire.

-His writing process and collaboration.

-Why you need to be patient as a director

-Editing process and why he shot the film in 4:3

JOYLAND is out now in UK cinemas. For more information please head here

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