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Islamabad, Federal Capital Territory, Pakistan
February 22, 2020

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Rehan Un Nabi Butt


● Videography

● TV Camera Operation

● Video Direction

● Equipment Operation

● Team Supervision

● Activity Record

● Post Production, Editing

● Cinematography


● Self-starter ● Communication ● Collaboration ● Positive Attitude ● Energetic SUMMARY

Creative professional with a solid 8 years of experience in TV Commercials and development sector documentaries. Strong passion for creating independent films, but also have a knack for creating TV commercials, documentaries, and short films. Knowledge of the latest camera, video, and audio equipment and editing software. Enjoy working with a variety of staff, actors and crew members at many different experience levels. Also, have a flair for bringing out the best in the script or production.

Experience of working with the International and National Stakeholders such as Govt. of Pakistan, Govt. of KP, Govt. of Punjab, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), World Wild Fund for Nature

(WWF), Concern Worldwide, Plan International, USAID, World Vision International, China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), International Labour Organization (ILO), Warid Tel, Nestle MILO and products etc. You can see my work reference link: EXPERIENCE

Rex Arts (self-employed), Islamabad — Director of Video Production and Media SEPTEMBER 2015 to PRESENT

Worked for multiple clients such as WWF, Cesvi, Concern Worldwide, UNIDO, Red Suns Associates details of each client under Rex Arts are mentioned below with blue colour heading:

● World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) Pakistan — Consultant Video Director, Videographer and Photographer MARCH 2019 to MARCH 2020

● Prepared storyboard and created a solid production that conveys the right message and meaning for the WWF’s Sustainable Agriculture & Food Programme (SAFP) project.

● Interviewed documentary subjects and beneficiaries to uncover their stories and to imbue the film with their voice.

● Liaison with the communication team, WWF project head and other professionals to shoot in multiple locations extreme hot weather.

● Red Sun Associates, Islamabad — Videographer and Editor OCTOBER 2019 to NOVEMBER 2019

● Videography and post production/editing of TV Commercial for Yoyoland Indoor Amusement Park.

● United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Islamabad — Videographer and Editor

Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) – Investor Connect – Women in Green Industry – NOVEMBER 2016 to JANUARY 2017, NOVEMBER 2017 to JANUARY 2018

Biomass Programme FEBRUARY 2017 to APRIL 2017

EE/RE Professional Training Programme – Cluster Workshop on Industrial Energy Efficiency OCTOBER 2018 to DECEMBER 2018

● Video coverage and Photography of projects activities, interviewed the stakeholders.

● Cesvi Italy and Rural Development Association (RDA), Islamabad — Director, Videographer and Editor DECEMBER 2018 to JULY 2019

● Videography of TDPs (Afghan Return) project conducted by Cesvi.

● Recorded interviews and post production of the final documentary according to the branding guidelines of Cesvi.

● Concern Worldwide, Islamabad — Director, Videographer and Editor FEBRUARY 2016 to MARCH 2016, SEPTEMBER 2016 to JANUARY 2017

● Investigated potential documentary subjects to understand their relevance and what would be required to create inspiring documentaries, success stories and Women’s Day Promo.

● Interpret script, prepared storyboard, planned, scheduled and supervised the various stages involved in the production and post production documentary about Rapid Fund project Documentary development in multiple locations of districts in Chitral Pakistan. Retro Films and Ogilvy & Mathers, Karachi — Freelance Associate Video Director (Digital) MAY 2018 to JULY 2018 NESTLE MILO

● Directed the artistic and aesthetic aspects of Digital TV Commercials and produced high quality that was broadcasted in digital media nationally and internationally.

● Assisted with casting and directed cast members to see that they understand their character and the part they play in the entirety of the production.

MCOM Advertising Pvt Ltd, Islamabad — Director of Production (Head of Department) OCTOBER 2017 to MAY 2018

● Supervised the team to ensure the production remains on schedule, that it looks its best, and that the final product is as polished as possible, also the final product meets the client’s perspective.

● Managed and Directed team of more than 10 persons, which included Producers, Editors, Animators, Archive, Cameraman, Assistant, Drone Filmmaker, Photographer and Videographer. MCOM Advertising Pvt Ltd, Islamabad — Associate Producer — NOVEMBER 2013 to JULY 2014 Black Box Sounds, Islamabad — Assistant Director (paid internship) — OCTOBER 2013 Reliance Builders, Islamabad — Videographer and Editor — JANUARY 2012 to SEPTEMBER 2013 Warid Telecom TV Commercial, Lahore — Location Recce — MARCH 2008 to APRIL 2008

“Syriana” Hollywood movie Warner Brothers, Dubai - UAE — Stand-in — JULY 2004 to NOVEMBER 2004 Al Shamsi Traders, Sharjah - UAE — Marketing Assistant (paid internship) — JUNE 2003 to AUGUST 2003 EDUCATION

Bachelor Degree in Film and TV — National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore - Pakistan, 2007 - 2011

● Major in Cinematography and Film Direction. Canadian Equivalency by WES is BACHELOR’S DEGREE (3 YEARS). Major in Film Direction — Asian Film Academy, Busan - South Korea, 2010

● Mentored by Iranian film director Mr Abbas Kiarostami for the fellowship. Chartered Certified Accountant — SKANS, Lahore - Pakistan, 2005 - 2006

● Deferred after P6 (82%)

Intermediate Computer Science — P.I.H.S. School, Sharjah - UAE, 2003 - 2005 DIPLOMAS AND WORKSHOPS

Diploma in Web Coding, 2010

University of the Punjab, Lahore

Diploma in Media Production, 2009

National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore

Theater Workshop: Acting, Storytelling in Mime and Movement, 2008

National College of Arts (NCA), Rawalpindi

Mime Theater Acting by Mr Andreas Ceska, 2007

Rafi Peer Theater, Lahore



7th Youth Performing Arts


- Best Short Film

LUMS FiLums Film Fest

- Best Short Film

FAST University Art Gala

- 2nd Best Short Film

Actor/Production in Theaters

- NT Mime Theater Society and

Nautanki Theater Society


UN WHO Cancer Day

- Best Ad

KEMU Film Festival

- Best Short Film

Director/President of

College Film Society

in National College of

Arts (NCA), Lahore

- The End Film Society


Lahore School of

Economics Film Fest

- Best Ad


Children Film


- Official Selection


GIKI Media Festival

- Best Short Film

Vasakh Film Festival

- 3rd Best Fiction

NCA Lahore Festival

- Best Performance

SZABIST Film Festival

- Best Editing

PU CIT Film Fest

- 2nd Best Film


AIMC Media Fest

- 2nd Best Short Film

GCU All Pakistan


and Arts Fest

- Best Short Film

SIMS Art and Photo


- Best Ad and 2nd Best

Short Film


Motion Picture Cameras

● HD and 4K Cameras and DSLRs

● RED ONE, Cinema Cameras

● Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic: EX, DSR, HV, G, C, F, A etc. se

● Multi-camera production, Studio production


● Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro,

DaVinci Resolve, Sony Vegas

● Celtx, Final Draft

● MS Office, Google Docs


Punjabi Urdu Hindi Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score is 7 for English REFERENCES

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) - Pakistan

Mr Asad Imran

Senior Manager, Sustainable Agriculture &

Food Programme (SAFP)

Mobile: +92-332-*******


United Nations High Commissioner for

Refugees (UNHCR) - Pakistan

Ms Zikrea Saleah

Communication & Public Information Associate

Mobile: +92-314-*******


Concern Worldwide - Pakistan

Mr Abdul Ghaffar

Grant Coordinator

Mobile: +92-346-*******


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