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Kabir Akhtar

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Show debut: ""Josh Just Happens to Live Here!""

BioEdit

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I edited the pilot, which was a half-hour show, in the fall of 2014. We thought we made a great show, but Showtime passed. The good news was it was shopped around to other networks and got a pick-up at The CW.
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— Kabir Akhtar, "Postperspective.com



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Kabir Akhtar is an Emmy winning Indian American television editor and director. He was born January 11, 1975 in Charlottesville, Virginia. His father is noted psychoanalyst and poet Salman Akhtar . Kabir has a sister named Nishat whom his parents had before they divorced. He attended the University of Miami and earned M.F.A. in Motion Picture Production. Akhtar later went on to the University of Pennsylvania and got a B.A. in Communications. He is a member of the American Cinema Editors and has worked on several television shows including "New Girl " and "Arrested Development ". He has also directed network specials such as segments on the Academy and Emmy ceremonies. Back in 1994, Akhtar created a website called the Tool Page which is fansite to the Grammy award winning rock band Tool . After editing the pilot for "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" he became a supervising editor, associate producer, and second unit director during the show’s first season. On September 11, 2016, Akhtar won an Emmy for "Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series " for his work on the show.

RésuméEdit

Television shows
Year Show Position
2012 The 84th Annual Academy Awards Director
2011 The 63rd Annuel Emmy Awards Director
2010 DMX:Ressurection Director

TriviaEdit

InterviewEdit

Editor Kabir Akhtar, ACE on Crafting a Musical Number in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"03:27

Editor Kabir Akhtar, ACE on Crafting a Musical Number in "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"

  Crew edit
Writers

Rachel BloomAline Brosh McKenna · Rene Gube · Sono Patel · Audrey Wauchope · Rachel Specter · Michael Hitchcock · Dan Gregor · Doug Mand · Elisabeth Kiernan Averick

Directors

Marc Webb · Steven Tsuchida · Joanna Kerns · Kabir Akhtar

Music

Adam Schlesinger · Jack Dolgen · Steven M. Gold

Other

Kathryn Burns (Choreographer) · Dominique Kelley (Assistant Choreographer) · Kabir Akhtar (Editing) · Melina Root (Wardobe & Costumes)

  Production edit

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