An Original Documentary Film for American Public TV
Farheen Umar - Producer/ Director
Farheen is an American-Muslim residing in San Diego. She is an independent filmmaker with a passion for telling the truth about issues that the mainstream media tends to distort.� �Women of Islam � Veiling and Seclusion� is Farheen�s first major production intended for the American public television.� On this project, Farheen has played several roles, including producer, director, writer, camera-works and executive editor.
Syed Umar - Co-Producer/ Audio Director/ Composer
Syed Umar has been involved in audio recordings since 1985.� As a musician on keyboard, he has performed in live concerts and has recorded music in professional studios in Pakistan with various Pop/Rock bands.� Syed has extensive experience working with both analog and digital multi-track recording equipment - including analog/digital sound mixers from vendors like Mackey and Tascam, and PC based multi-track recording systems like Cakewalk.
Syed has been involved with the production of this documentary from the start.� He has composed and recorded original music for this documentary.� He has also traveled with the crew and recorded sound on-location.� Syed has been managing all the studio technicalities for this production as well.
Syed is an electrical engineer by profession.
Clint Burkett - Editor
Clint Burkett is a freelance digital video editor with expertise in Avid-Media 100 and Final Cut Pro. Clint has a bachelors degree in Journalism. He has served as chief video editor for KUSI TV and was Emmy nominated for feature news editing in 1994. Clint has also worked as a video editor for KFMB TV � Channel 8 and Cox Channel 4 in San Diego.� He has also edited �Every 15 Minutes� � drunk driving documentary program and has a strong interest in this genre. Some of his recent assignments are �World Wave Pictures � Surfing documentary�, �Migrant Workers � Documentary on Migrant Mexicans�. Clint played an important role in the editing of �Women of Islam�.
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