The first ‘All Drama Directors Meet-up’ was held on Sunday, 21st May in Karachi to discuss the problems faced by drama directors during their work and to establish a guild of drama and film directors where they can place their problems and get benefited as fraternity.
The major points discussed were:
*The differences with producers on script and cast
*The dates and timings issues of actors
*Scarcity of state of the art equipment
*Unavailability of locations
*Non serious attitude of channel owners in getting accurate rating resulting in lack of proper market research
* Need of accurate rating system
*Need of new ideas and more social ideas in content of drama
*The inclusion and welfare of associate and technical staff
The directors took in part in discussion inclided; Mohsin Mirza (host), Furqan T. Siddiqui, Shahood Alvi, Syed Atif Hussain, Shamoon Abbasi, Asad Malik, M Ali Kamdar, Nain Maniar, Muhammad Iftikhar Iffi, Tashi, Amin Iqbal, Whab Jafri, Badar Mehmood, Syed Ashan Abbas, Shafqat Moinuddin, Kashif Saleem, Arif Khan Saahab, Syed Azeem Ahmed, Asad Jabal, Syed Imran Ali, Salim Deswali, Farooq Rind, Tahseen Khan, Furqan Adam, Zahid Mehmood, Ali Kaamdar, Saqib Zafar, Abdullah Badini, Mirza Imran Baig, Farhan Tajammul, Ehteshamuddin, Mohsin Talat, M Nasir Wali, Shah Hussain, Ilyas Kasmiri, Saife Hasan, Naavied Jaaferi, Samina Ahmed, Qasim Ali Mureed, Zahid Mehmood Khan, Wajahat Rauf, Shaqielle Khan, Siraj ul Haque, Syed Ramish Rizvi, Ahmad Kamran, Zeeshan Ahmed, Sarmad Khoosat, Zain Zaidi, Shahid Shifaat, Danish Nawaz Balouch, Shoaib Siddiqui, Owais Khan, Naeem Khan, Sakina Samoo, Yasie r Nawaz, and Qaiser Khan Nizamani.
According to the organizers, the final agenda and manifesto will be announced in few days.