Asad Faruqi

Asad Faruqi


About the Cameraman

Asad is an Emmy Award Winning Cinematographer and Filmmaker. ARMED WITH FAITH (2018), a film that he produced, shot and co-directed, won the best Political and Government News and Documentary Emmy Award.

Over the past 10 years Asad has lensed a number of award winning films around the world on topics ranging from critical social issues to violence, war and conflict.

His cinematography credits include HBO's Academy and Emmy Award Winning documentary shorts A GIRL IN THE RIVER (2016) and SAVING FACE (2012). Other notable works include NEW HOMELAND (2018), A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES: PEACEKEEPERS (2015), SONG OF LAHORE (2015), and PAKISTAN'S TALIBAN GENERATION (2009), which garnered the Emmy and Alfred I. Dupont Award. Asad's work has been featured on HBO, PBS, Channel 4, CBC, SBS, Arte, and The New York Times among many others.

Born and raised in Pakistan, Asad is now based out of Brooklyn, NY.