For this year’s BBC Interview we were delighted to welcome journalist and filmmaker Mobeen Azhar to Doc/Fest. Mobeen Azhar makes access-based documentaries across television and radio. He has produced and presented content across BBC Television, Radio and Online for over 15 years. In 2019 Mobeen fronted 12 hours of output across BBC Two and BBC Three including A Black and White Killing: The Case that Shook America, The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On, The Best Pakistani Transgender Retirement Home and the award winning series Hometown: A Killing
Mobeen is a Bafta, Grierson and Royal Television Society award winner, most recently receiving the RTS Presenter of the Year Award 2020 for the BBC Three series Hometown: A Killing. Mobeen's specialist areas include extremism and counter extremism, drugs, addiction, sex work, Prince and Pakistan.
He talked to Fiona Campbell (Controller, BBC Three) about his career to date and future plans, and offer tips and advice for aspiring journalists, filmmakers and storytellers.
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