An Act of Terror is Afshan’s first film. Based on a one woman show she took on tour, the film explores the themes of terrorism and sexuality.
listen here on BBC SOUNDS Have you ever wondered why it is always the men who sell us meat in butcher shops yet in the kitchen it is the women who yield the knives and then cut, prep and cook the meat? Chop Chop gives us a small insight into the goings-on of an all-female […]
afshan is the Sky Writes Writer-In-Residence for Rotherham. Sky Writes is a pioneering writing for television programme created by New Writing North and Sky Studios. The programme is looking to find new television writers from under-represented backgrounds and encourage them to develop their creative and professional skills. Sky Writes is produced by New Writing North […]
SUPPORTING POWERFUL STORYTELLING: NEW PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE AND WARNERMEDIA CHAMPIONS MANCHESTER WRITERS The Royal Exchange Theatre and WarnerMedia welcomed three brilliantly talented emerging writers, afshan d’Souza-lodhi, Stefanie Reynolds and Samuel Rossiter, to their brand-new joint programme WRITERS EXCHANGE. Designed to support writers in Greater Manchester whose voices are currently under-represented in both industries, and who have experienced barriers to forging sustainable […]
afshan has been selected as one of the writers to take part in the BFI Flare and BAFTA mentoring programme. BFI Flare x BAFTA in partnership with BFI NETWORK, showcases and supports the next generation of LGBTQIA+ filmmakers working across film and television, with year-round mentoring, career coaching and development opportunities. Now in its eight year, the BFI Flare x BAFTA Mentoring […]
Talk show reunions, heartland justice, stateside backlash to the 1970s Iranian hostage crisis, and faith vs a child’s transgender identity are among the stories that make up the second annual Muslim List. This year’s list includes ‘Chop Chop’ by afshan d’souza-lodhi. The collaboration between The Black List, the Muslim Public Affairs Council Hollywood Bureau and Pillars […]
afshan d’souza-lodhi has been selected by the Independent Film Trust for their Creative Corridor Scheme for 2022 Creative Corridor was established to help Black and minority ethnic writer-producers develop the creative and commercial knowledge to help develop transnational co-productions in TV and film. Through this carefully crafted programme, they introduce the five writer-producers from the […]
afshan has been awarded Early Development Film Funding for a feature film loosely based on her one woman show How To Eat Mangoes. The Early Development Fund is the first step in the BFI’s development support for live action and animated fiction projects from new feature writers. Successful applicants will receive a grant from the BFI […]