We offer compelling, thought provoking content that engages local stakeholders and global audiences through video, photographic, multi-media and reportage style campaigns for the social, mobile, digital age. Our unrivalled credibility comes with on the ground experience in over 120 countries and hostile environments backed up by two decades of experience storytelling for international broadcasters and the world’s most respected newspapers and reportage magazines.
Who we Are
Miran is an International Content Agency. Based in Africa, Asia and Europe we are passionate about putting the story at the heart of your business. We apply the rigour and independence of Award winning Journalism to uncover authentic stories that motivate and inspire.
Navdip Dhariwal - Co Founder
As a former BBC Correspondent Navdip has reported from over 60 countries on some of the most significant stories of recent times, including the Death of Nelson Mandela, the Marikana Mine Massacre, the Afghan conflict, the Assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the Sri Lankan Civil War and India and Africa’s respective economic growth stories, across TV, Radio and Online. Continue Reading
Richard Bee - Producer
Richard Bee, a BBC producer with 25 years experience making films which have been broadcast across the globe. Among the series he has produced for TV is Global Terrorism, The Hamptons, and Business Decision Making. Continue Reading
Julia Rhodes - Social Media Strategist
Julia Rhodes has worked on an 18 month long social media awareness campaign surrounding the Al Jazeera English health documentary series titled “LIFELINES: The quest for global health”. She’s been repeatedly listed as one of the top 100 SEO experts to follow on Twitter. Continue Reading
Carol Howell - Editor
Carol Howell has worked for Miran films as a video editor for over three years. She is an award-winning editor, with a BA degree in Visual Studies from the University of Pretoria, as well as a BA Honours in Film Theory and Practice from the University of Cape Town. Continue Reading
Ali Faisal Zaidi - DOP
Ali Faisal Zaidi is a journalist and cameraman based in Islamabad, Pakistan. In a career spanning over 25 years, he has earned critical acclaim for his work both as a writer and as a visual storyteller while operating in some of the world’s most difficult environments. Continue Reading
Dr Tong-Jin Smith
Dr Tong-Jin Smith is a part time lecturer at Dekra Hochschule Berlin for online journalism and communication politics as well a Journalist and editor for leading German and English magazines and newspapers, including Welt am Sonntag, CSR Magazine and Der Tagesspiegel. Continue Reading
Jane comes with a wealth of experience in International news and publishing. A regular writer from South Africa on current affairs and news she has interviewed high profile celebrities and politicians and is tenacious in her approach to news gathering. Continue Reading
Dan McDougall - Co Founder
Dan McDougall is the creative director at Miran and one of the world’s most distinguished and awarded Foreign Correspondents. A British Foreign Correspondent of the Year he is the former Africa Correspondent of The Sunday Times of London and South Asia Correspondent for The Observer (London). Continue Reading
Mark Fallows - Digital Strategy Partner
Miran works in partnership with CURIOUS NYC; a strategic digital consulting and development business that works with purpose driven businesses, brands or products. Mark Fallows, the founder is an award-winning innovator in advertising, digital and social technologies. Continue Reading
Felix Seuffert - Cinematographer
Felix has been working as a cinematographer and photojournalist for 9 years. His work has been honored with awards such as Best Cinematography at the San Fransisco United Nations on the internationally acclaimed documentary ‘Forerunners’. Continue Reading
Dewald Brand - Filmmaker
Dewald Brand is an accomplished documentary maker with an eye for social media and viral campaigns. His main passion is the growing application of technology in film. In addition to filmmaking he has a track record in motion graphics and animation. Continue Reading
Pam Mangat is a former senior producer at the BBC she brings with her a proven track record in delivering engaging and authoritative journalism across BBC News programmes both in the UK and internationally. Continue Reading
Bianca Wolmerans - Graphic Designer
Bianca is a talented designer who is based in our Cape Town office. She prides herself on her flexibility and ability to adapt to any brief requirement. She has been nominated for 2 Loerie Awards for work done in the social outreach and animal welfare fields. Continue Reading
Bringing a cinematic approach to Video Content to create impact. Going to the ends of the earth for the best stories.
If you need cutting-edge photography, contact us to book one of our award-winning photojournalists.