Ahmed Jamal is a film director and producer. His company First Take Ltd has produced programmes for the BBC, Channel 4, HBO, CNN, ARTE, ZDF and other international broadcasters. The feature film Rahm, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, directed by him was screened on Channel 4. His feature documentary The Journalist and the Jihadi: The Murder of Daniel Pearl (2006) for HBO received two Emmy nominations (2008) and won the Indian National Film Award for best documentary (2008). His other awards include the British Film Institute Award for Independent Cinema. Most recently, he completed work as a consultant producer on an international feature documentary, Ahimsa about Gandhi.