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ALEEM KHAN AND AGILE ASSEMBLE.
17 August 2021

Writer and director Aleem Khan has joined the already talented commercial roster at Agile Films.

The move follows the release of Khan's feature debut, 'After Love', which earned critical praise for its depiction of a newly widowed Muslim convert (played by The Thick of It's Joanna Scanlan).

His arrival caps a busy summer for Agile, who also appointed Lucy Spong as their new Head of Talent and New Business. The presence of directors like Khan gives her an immediate boost.


"With such an inspiring back catalogue of already highly acclaimed work," Spong explains, "it was a no brainer to get Aleem on board for commercial projects. We're excited to see him join forces with purpose-driven brands and campaigns."


There's a hugely inspiring net of existing and emerging talent that I'm keen to champion and nurture whilst broadening top quality collaborations.

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Spong adds: "His work is characterised by deeply emotive, visual storytelling, hitting all the right notes in execution, perspective and performance." One expects Khan and the rest of Agile's directing roster to keep Spong busy for the next while.


"I feel very honoured to be joining the team at Agile and working alongside the superwoman that is Fliss Hutcheson!

"There's a hugely inspiring net of existing and emerging talent that I’m keen to champion and nurture whilst broadening top quality collaborations."

To discuss Aleem Khan further, ring Agile's Lucy Spong on 020 7000 2882 or email lucys@agilefilms.com.

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