Founder / Director SIFF

Gul Reyaz is a Kashmiri Award winning Filmmaker graduated from the university of Kashmir. Gul Reyaz rose from humble origins by starting his career as a stage artist where he subsequently ended up directing certain award winning serials, Plays & Tele films for different channels of Doordarshan. He has directed more than 60 Television Serials, 26 documentaries, 3 Telefilms & 6 stage plays and received many honors & appreciations. He has directed a
documentary film for Douglas University of Canada “Paradise in Haze” He has won lot of acclaim and appreciation for his short film “Gul” which has been screened in most of states of the country and also in Spain, West Amazon. He was awarded best filmmaker of Kashmir in 2015, by Kashmir News Network. Besides, he has been recipient of 12 awards & 17 nominations for his famous short film ‘GUL’ . He was awarded ‘A’ top by National School of Drama for 45 days theatre workshop. Gul Reyaz is also Member of Jury for Kashmir Got Talent 2015, by Pace Production & University of Kashmir, Member of selection committee for 8th, 9th, & 10th Jaipur international film festival 2016, 17 &18, Member of Jury for 2nd , 3rd & 4th international Film Festival of Prayag 2016, 17, 18-19 Dynamic, Creative Filmmaker, with ability to envision the genesis of a creative idea and manage conceptual projects successfully from beginning to end, Gul Reyaz has made a mark in the J&K film fraternity through his sheer hard work resourcefulness and innovative, producing inspiring works. Gul is a high impact contributor with outstanding time management and interpersonal skills.

FILMOGRAPHY:
1. Basohli Documentary Film in Kashmiri (2001)
2. Dharay Pahari Tele-film (2003-04)
3. Rasul Mir Urdu Short Film` (2012)
4. Khaab Kashmiri Short Film (2012)
5. Sawaloon Ke Ghere Main Tele Film for MHA (2012-13)
5.Paradise in Haze Documentary film in English (2017)


As independent Filmmaker
1. GUL Urdu Short film 2014
2. ABYSMAL (Unending) Fiction 2016-17

Documentary Film ready to release

1.The Hope of Tomorrow December 2018
Upcoming films
1.The admirers of the Nation Documentary film

Under Production
1.SHUSHUR The Frozen Time Feature Film in Urdu/Kashmiri