Adnan X. Khan is a cinematographer who makes visually striking films and commercials. His cinematic style and Hollywood experience have been recognized by many international festivals including the Oxford, Ann Arbor and Athens International Film Festival. In addition to his film and commercial work, Adnan also shoots experimental films and music videos. A strong interest in art, literature and philosophy defines his sensibilities as an image maker.
Adnan graduated from Columbia College with a BFA in Cinema and his thesis film was nominated for a Student Oscar. After years of living and working in Los Angeles, he is now based in Dubai.
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“Adnan makes spectacular films.”—Christina Sibul, Hollywood producer (SIDEWAYS)
“Your work is visually striking indeed.”—Adi Shankar, Hollywood producer (THE GREY, DREDD, KILLING THEM SOFTLY)
“Keep up the good work, bro.”—Nabil Elderkin, music video/commercial director (Beats by Dre, Kanye West, JayZ)
Awards & Recognition
Oxford Film Festival 2012 • Nominee • Best Experimental Film
Nashville Film Festival 2012 • Finalist • Jury Selection, Experimental Short
Ann Arbor Film Festival 2012 • Finalist • Jury Selection, Experimental Short
Athens International Film Festival 2012 • Official Selection, Experimental Film
Zinebi/Bilbao International Film Festival 2011 • Official Selection, Narrative Short
AMPAS/38th Student Oscars • Finalist • Alternative/Experimental (thesis film)