Akbar Allana, Karachi Member Since March 2010 Artist Statement I have been a part of the media and television industry in Pakistan since 1996. With a background in Design and a postgraduate diploma in Film Making I have played an integral part in launching several of Pakistan’s premiere television channels; having worked in a Senior Management capacity at two of the most successful channels in the country. I have, through my years in the business, created dozens of television commercials, numerous corporate and social documentaries and have been behind some of Pakistan’s most popular television programs and series. Currently I am running a privately owned production company GrayScale in the capacity of Chief Executive. GrayScale is a Television & Film Production Company that aims to bridge the divide between quality entertainment and factual information. In addition to these responsibilities I am also Head of Marketing at Alsons Consolidated Int’l and serve on the boards of several NGO’s and Non Profit Organisations operating in Pakistan.