WE ARE MIRAN

At Miran, we believe the best storytelling is based on trusted insights that show the bigger picture.
Powerful and credible stories that are shaped by instinct, data, journalism and academic research.
We work with Multinational brands, NGO’s and broadcasters to translate complex global and
social impact issues into compelling content.
Human stories that challenge, motivate and inspire and reach influencers across continents,
cultures, and languages. Our global teams are based in Europe, Africa, Asia and the USA.
We work in multiple languages from Mandarin to Spanish to Hindi.
Our unrivalled credibility comes with on the ground experience in over 120 countries backed up
by two decades of storytelling for international TV broadcasters including the BBC and the world’s
most respected newspapers and magazines.

THE TEAM

Founded by former BBC World Affairs Correspondent Navdip Dhariwal and the Multi award winning Sunday Times Correspondent and Ethisphere leader Dan McDougall. We are a network of Film makers, Journalists, Digital Strategists and Designers from across the Globe.

DAN MCDOUGALL
Co-Founder info@miranmedia.com

Dan McDougall is the creative director at Miran and one of the world’s most distinguished and awarded Foreign Correspondents.

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NAVDIP DHARIWAL
Co-Founder info@miranmedia.com

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.

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RICHARD BEE
Producer info@miranmedia.com

Richard Bee, a BBC producer with 25 years experience making films which have been broadcast across the globe.

MARK FALLOWS
Digital Strategy Partner info@miranmedia.com

Miran works in partnership with CURIOUS NYC; a strategic digital consulting and development business that works with purpose driven businesses, brands or products.

JULIA RHODES
Social Media Strategist info@miranmedia.com

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”.

FELIX SEUFFERT
Cinematographer info@miranmedia.com

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.

CAROL HOWELL
Editor info@miranmedia.com

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.

ALI FAISAL ZAIDI
DOP info@miranmedia.com

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.

PAM MANGAT
info@miranmedia.com

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.

DR TONG-JIN SMITH
info@miranmedia.com

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.

BIANCA WOLMERANS
Graphic Designer info@miranmedia.com

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.

JANE FLANAGAN
info@miranmedia.com

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.

Luke Pallett
Camera Director info@miranmedia.com

Luke Pallett is a camera director born and raised in South Africa. This country informs much of his storytelling technique, which centres around intimate, human-driven narratives.