Waris Islam

Waris Islam

Waris Islam – Writer & Director

Waris Islamis an award-winning writer director with network credits in film, television and radio.  Waris has directed episodes of Vera, Holby City, Eastenders and Hollyoaks. He is the creator, series writer and director for ‘Bishaash’ and has written for BBC Radio drama ‘Silver Street’, directed award winning short films ‘Short’ and ‘The Family Portrait’ and written a ‘Coming Up’ for Channel 4. Waris’s formal development slate includes original screenplays with Hardy Son & Baker and Buccaneer Media. He is on the BBC Hotlist.

Waris is represented by Elinor Burns from Casarotto Ramsay in the UK and Eric Williams from Zero Gravity Management in L.A

Sessions with Waris Islam

Accelerating Diversity with ITV

Dec 08 2021
10:00 - 11:00