“DRONE” – May 2014 Doc Feature Release.

Concordia is proud to have been a major part of the production of Flimmer Films award winning feature documentary DRONE. We executed shoots across Pakistan; families of victims from Waziristan, news conferences and interviews including many prominent people such as Imran Khan in Islamabad and Tariq Ali and Clive Smith in London.

Here is a link to the channel Arte’s site with some photos by Steven Moore.

“65” – PIF for Defense Day.

65 from Concordia Productions on Vimeo.

65 is a PIF (Public Information Film) commissioned by Pakistan’s ISPR. The narrative is a re-enactment of life during the 1965 war through the eyes of a different sort of war hero; a nurse whose task is to collect blood for the injured troops. The story is told in flashback as the now older woman remembers her own life, donating her jewelry for the war effort, working in the hospital, and the husband who died bravely in the war. The film was first aired on 6th September 2013 to widespread acclaim.

Sahir Ali – Talks about how “Tamanna” and “Koi Dil Mein” was his key to Bollywood

Sahir Ali Bagga, who is working with us on our films, commercial projects and music, talks to the Express Tribune about how he earned the opportunity to work in B-town after his success in collaborating with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, as well as the award at this year’s London Asian Film Festival. (See: Rahat Fateh Wins Best Music Talent in Film for Tamanna at London Asian Film Festival) To read the full article log on to http://tribune.com.pk/story/408675/a-cocktail-of-voices-from-india-and-pakistan/

Rahat Fateh Wins Best Music Talent in Film for “Tamanna” at London Asian Film Festival

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who was nominated alongside Atif Aslam and A. R. Rahman in the Best Music Talent category, won for the song ‘Koi Dil Mein,’ which will be featured in the upcoming Pakistani film Tamanna. Director, Steven Moore, and Producer/CEO of Concordia Productions, Sarah Tareen, were present at the event held at the BAFTA venue. (March 2012)

Rahat Fateh – Nomination for “Koi Dil Mein” @ London Asian Film Festival.

The award category at the London Asian Film Festival is ‘Best Music Talent in a Film‘ and the nominations include Atif Aslam for Bol, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Tamanna, and A.R.Rahman for Trishna. The nomination is for Koi Dil Mein the first release from the OST of Tamanna released in December 2011 sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. The music is written and recorded by Sahir Ali with Lyrics by veteran Lollywood writer Riaz Ur-Rehman Saghar.

Concordia Productions first commisioned the lyrics based on the story of Tamanna working with Saghar and another veteran writer Munnu Bhai, then brought in Sahir Ali ‘Bugga’ then finally with the help of Yousef Saluahuddin, Rahat Fateh was bought on board to make everything just perfect.

There’s an article here about the festival by Sher Khan of the Express Tribune.

 

‘Tamanna’ first song released – ‘Koi Dil Mein’ sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.

Feature ‘Tamanna’ OST – Koi Dil Mein – TV release music promo from Steven Moore on Vimeo.

Concordia Productions, the producers of  feature film Tamanna, due in 2012, release first OST (Official Soundtrack) song Koi Dil Mein sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan along with an original video. This exceptional, critically acclaimed video contains scenes from the film that are a type of flashback or backstory – scenes from a film made by  one of the characters, a ‘Lollywood’ Golden Age film director. So what we see are a few scenes from a film within a film in a mise en abyme technique .