Tazeen Bari is a documentary director, producer and cinematographer based in Islamabad, Pakistan. She has been making documentaries independently, for broadcast, for various production houses and for the development sector for over a decade. She has a BA in Politics and International Relations and earned a graduate certificate in Documentary Media Studies from The New School in New York City. She is the owner and director of KINO Films Pakistan, an Islamabad based production company specializing in producing documentary films. In 2020 Tazeen took a leap into narrative film and is now developing her first fiction feature. She is the Co Founder of the Documentary Association of Pakistan.
Member of the Best Feature Shortlist Committee for the 37th Annual IDA Documentary Awards 2021
Selected as a Qalambaaz Fellow 2021 to develop Fiction Feature Naaka (Roadblock)
Had the immense honour to attend Filming in Cuba with Abbas Kiarostami at the EICTV Film School San Antonio Los Banos, Cuba in 2016
Selected to take part in the American Film Showcase (AFS) Documentary Workshop at USC School of Cinematic Arts 2020
Selected for Women in Cinema Fellowship by Docskool Nepal in 2018
Selected participant for the Rotterdam Lab 2021, part of the International Film Festival Rotterdam IFFR
Recipient of Locarno Open Doors Consultancy 2021 for Scriptwriting for Fiction Feature Naaka (Roadblock)