Uzma Hasan is a film and TV producer and the driving force behind Little House Productions which focuses on bringing subversive stories to global audiences. She is currently producing an adaptation of Akram Khan’s CREATURE for the English National Ballet directed by Academy Award winner Asif Kapadia (AMY).
Her slate includes an original musical with Ritesh Batra (THE LUNCHBOX) and Amazon Studios, a period sports drama with novelist Nikesh Shukla (THE GOOD IMMIGRANT) and the BFI, and a contemporary reworking of Macbeth set between London and Karachi with playwright Rabiah Hussain (SPUN). She is next shooting Gautam Malkani’s cult novel LONDONSTANI for the BFI in Spring 2022. Previous credits include Nirpal Bhogal’s FIRSTBORN, which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016 ahead of a worldwide sale to Netflix, and THE INFIDEL which spawned a musical and Bollywood remake DHARAM SANKAT MEIN.
In addition to Little House Productions, Uzma is a non executive director on the board of public broadcaster Channel 4, Chair of the Bush Theatre and a trustee of Bird’s Eye View, a non profit that campaigns for gender equality in film. She sits on selection committees and juries for the British Independent Film Awards, Film London and BAFTA. Uzma worked across four continents, for independents and studios, with companies including Focus Features, Doha Film Institute, and Tribeca Film Festival on the development, production and exploitation of feature films.
She graduated from University of Wales, Cardiff with first class honours in English Literature and went on to read Film and Literature at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences where she was a Kennedy Scholar.