Sura Khan is a thirty-year veteran in the entertainment industry. A writer, producer, director, and author with a drive and determination for creation that's unprecedented. Over the past five years, Sura Khan has spent much of his time developing various original television series and film projects. He's a visionary who believes that there's a time for everything and everyone. As a result, the actual projects he's developed are rooted in something extraordinary and indeed timely.
Creating programming based on the unique needs of the viewer and the times we live in is his formula for creating a winning catalog of content.

Sura Khan was introduced to the world of television some thirty years ago under the tutelage of Executive Producers Bob Considine & Ellen Murphy with the late Tony Award-Winning Actress Virginia Capers, a (family member) of the Annual Jerry Lewis Telethon, where Sura Khan would get his early training over the next thirteen years with MDA. The pressures of doing live television back then were very challenging, and coming from this school of training has prepared Sura Khan for the creator he is today.

With profound changes in technology and viewing patterns worldwide, Sura Khan feels that anything is possible if we can connect with a source whose capacity to see our vision and all its possibilities is secured. "I do not doubt my unique ability to move an audience."


Your project has entered in our festival. What is your project about?  
The Chambers is an American drama television series set primarily in the Chambers Central operations unit of the State City Supreme Court, where the Judge and offices of his senior staff are located during the fictional administration of Justice H. Joseph Kimble. The series focuses on conversations, law, judiciary lessons, City politics, and crisis management.

What are your ambitions with your project? 
To reach as many people as possible with this new television series that is unique and refreshing. I want the project and the cast to have a fair shot at success.

Tell us something about your shooting . What pleasantly surprised you?
We shot the complete pilot in six days. I was surprised that we could get it all in the can at that time. The cast was professional and prepared.  

For what group of spectators is your film targeted?
Those viewers that love drama, comedy, and politics will be the primary target for the series. However, I believe it's a little something in it for everyone.    

Why should distributors buy your film?  
The project is something that’s never been done from this perspective before. It has the potential to be a Hugh money maker for anyone wise enough to see all the possibilities with this series.

How would you specify your work? What characterizes your film?
I'm about providing an incredible experience for viewers and sharing fun, unique, and informative projects. We never see what happens beyond the courtroom's walls and how that operation functions. In the Chambers, we see law clerks in action and media relations officers tackling and spinning stories. We know how the courts and judges navigate politics and much more.        

Why did you decide to become a filmmaker?
I've always loved the creative process and the challenges behind creating a film. Bringing an idea from thought to screen is a work of art. Not an easy process at all. Winning 38 awards to date on the festival circuit is a great testament that I am truly in my lane.

Who is your role model?  
Arron Sorkin, writer and television producer, is one of them. I love what he did with the "West Wing" Series. He's truly an inspiration to me.

Which movies are your favorites? Why?
Shows like "West Wing," "House of Cards," and "Madam Secretary" are among my favorites. Shows or films that give viewers an experience of how events unfold in government, law, and justice are entertaining and informative.    

Where do you look for inspiration for your films?
I always look within my own heart first. Then at times, inspiration finds me through many different avenues, such as award shows, articles, and other filmmakers.    

Which topics interest you the most?
Spiritualty, Unity, Politics, and Motivation.

What do you consider your greatest achievement in your career?  
Finding the courage to be a finisher. Bringing my vision to light in a world that can sometimes appear so dark. Making the Chambers is at the top of my list right now.    

What do you consider most important about filming?
I feel it's essential to allow room for the magic to happen. Give the cast & crew space to be creative and understand that I alone am not responsible for the success of the creative process.  

Which film technique of shooting do you consider the best?
Camera movement is significant. It gives off a feeling that you are attached to that movement you are experiencing while watching a scene unfold.  

How would you rate/What is your opinion about current filmmaking?  
I believe it's moving in a good direction. However, I also think that filmmakers should take more risks. We live in very different times today, and traditional storytelling doesn't cut anymore. So thinking outside the box is crucial.    

What can disappoint you in a movie?
Bad casting. Terrible writing. A weak ending.  

Who supports you in your film career?
My family, my staff & crew. Hollywood icons such as Jerry Lewis and the Muscular Dystrophy Association, actor Marla Gibbs, Diana Ross, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tim Reid, Leslie Uggams, Isabel Sanford, Cicely Tyson, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis, Jewell Gresham Nemiroff, among many others.  

What are the reactions to your film? (opinion of spectators, film critics, friends, and family)
Entertaining and different, they all seem to say—positive reactions from everyone—great casting and excellent writing, which I frequently hear.

Have you already visited any of the prestigious film festivals?  
I was able to attend a few of them with my cast and executive team. I’m so busy these days preparing for season one of the series and seeking investors. I am so honored to have received 38 Awards for the pilot so far.

What are your future plans in filmmaking carrier?  
To keep being my very best and continue to produce and write stories that the world (Viewers) can appreciate and enjoy.

The Chambers is an American drama television series created by Sura Khan.
The series is set primarily in the Chambers Central operations unit of the State
City Supreme Court, where the Judge and offices of his senior staff are located during the fictional administration of Justice H. Joseph Kimble. The series focuses on conversations, law, judiciary lessons, City politics, and crisis
management, among others.