2021 Official Selection, film index



  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A young boy addicted to iFatwa, an app that crowdsources religious death sentences, spends his days swiping on the lives of strangers as he attempts to get a top spot on the Ajar Board.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Swipe

    Directed by: Arafat MAZHAR

    Country: Pakistan

    Year of production: 2020

    Running time: 14 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Original Urdu version English subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Arafat MAZHAR

    Production: PUFFBALL STUDIOS, Rasti FAROOQ

    Based on: Original Screenplay

    Artistic direction: Haseeb Rehman

    Script: Arafat Mazhar, Rasti Farooq, Fatima Anwar, Momin Masood

    Animation: Haseeb Rehman, Sanabil Hasan, Arafat Mazhar, Haaris Mansoor, Salman Karim, Umer Ahmed

    Compositing: Haseeb Rehman

    Music: Arafat Mazhar, Shorbanoor

    Sound: Abeer Sheikh, Umer Ahmed

    Editing: Haseeb Rehman

    Voice: Rasti Farooq, Abeer Sheikh, Arafat Mazhar, Shah Fahad