Raees Mahmood Khan: Biography Babylon 2008


Project Title: CHECKPOINT

Raees Mahmood Khan is a qualified journalist and radio presenter based in the Northwest of England.

He has attained a BA(Hons) in English Literature from The University of Salford and a PGCert in Magazine Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire.

With an extensive background in print media as a journalist and an Editor of a regional newspaper, Raees turned his hand to radio in 2007 when he became senior newsreader for Manchester's foremost Asian radio station.

All the while, Raees has had a passion for writing, and has kept this alight by writing a number of short scripts and treatments for features. He currently works as a Marketing and Finance Manager for a community radio station in his home town and still presents regularly on air.

Raees's first short script, Trading Dreams, is currently in pre-production.


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BABYLON BREAKTHROUGH Event at 56th BFI London Film Festival 2012

This year BABYLON hosts the closing event of the London Film Festival's Industry Programme, 10.30 on 21st October at NFT3, BFI Southbank.

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