Mr. Muhammad Zia


Lecturer

School of Creative Arts

Biography

Muhammad "Zeeo" Zia is a  post graduate from the University of Lahore’s School of Creative Arts (SoCA) where he studied film making. He completed his thesis with distinction with a short film "Shupun Khick  – The Last Of The Wakhi Shepherdess". 

Education

SrNo. Year Degree Board/University
1 2021 Master of Philosophy in Media and Mass Communication (Professional Track) The University of Lahore
2 2016 Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television The University of Lahore
3 2005 Higher Secondary School Certificate Karakurum international University
4 2003 Secondary School Certificate Federal Board

Experience

SrNo. From To Category Designation Organization
1 09/19/2018 09/19/2019 Academic Experience Lecturer The University of Lahore
2 2016 09/18/2018 Academic Experience Research Associate The University of Lahore
3 02/04/2009 02/04/2012 Professional Experience Customer Care Executive Ufone

Publications

Conferences

Awards

SrNo. Year Awarding Organization Description
1 2017 One Country One Film festival France Official Selection and Screening (Representing Pakistan) “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
2 2017 Zero Plus International Film Festival Tyumen, Russia Official Selection and Screening ( Best Cinematography) “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
3 2017 Early Bird Film Festival Sofia Bulgaria Official Selection and Screening( Best Cinematography) “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
4 2016 Eco Film Festival Mexico Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
5 2017 Pakistan Film Festival London Official selection and screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
6 2017 Lahore Eurasia Film Festival Officail Selection and Screening ( Best Documentary ) “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
7 2017 Ecozine film Festival Zaragoza Spain Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
8 2017 Pokhara International Mountain Film Festival Nepal Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
9 2017 Pakistan Film Calling Festival, Karachi Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
10 2017 Equality Film festival Ukraine Officail Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
11 2017 Native Spirit Film Festival London Official Selection and screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
12 2017 International Bosphorus Film Festival Istanbul, Beyoglu Turkey Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
13 2017 FECEA - Festival de Cinema Escolar de Alvorada Brazil official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
14 2017 A tradition of the Mountains London Official Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess” Short Documentary at Institute of Ismaili Studies
15 2017 Miami Epic Trailer Festival Florida Official Selection and Screening (Semifinalist) trailer of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
16 2017 Vasakh Documentary Film Festival Lahore Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
17 2018 Nature Track Film Festival Los Olivos, United States Official Selection of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
18 2018 CARE Film Festival Asia House London Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
19 2017 Pakistan International Mountain Film Festival Islamabad Pakistan Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
20 2017 Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary Turkey Offical Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
21 2017 Princeton Film Festival New Jersey, United States Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
22 2018 GEOFILMFESTIVAL and EXPOCINEMA Italy Official Selection and Screening of “Š?p?n X?ik “– The Last of The Wakhi Shepherdess”. Short Documentary
23 2015 The Media Foundation and Umeed-e-Jawan Heritage and Culture of the Punjab photography competition and exhibition
24 2015 AIMC Silver Medal All Pak Photo Contest
25 2015 GIKI Runner up All Pak Media Fest
26 2014 GIKI Runner up Live Reporting All Pak Media Fest
27 2014 UCAD Runner up Short Film
28 2013 NUST Runner up Short Film EME Olympiad

Memberships

Courses Taught

SrNo. Type Title University Semester
1 Lecture Documentary II The University of Lahore 6th
2 Lecture Introduction to Audio /Video Technologies II The University of Lahore 2nd
3 Lecture Digital Production PrinciplesI The University of Lahore 1st
4 Lecture Digital Composting/Color Grading The University of Lahore 7th
5 Lecturer Major Production Session The University of Lahore 7th
6 Lecture Editing The University of Lahore 6th
7 Lecture Sound The University of Lahore 5th
8 Lecture Documentary Making The University of Lahore 4th
9 Lecture Photography 2 The University of Lahore 2nd
10 Lecture Introduction to Audio /Video Technologies I The University of Lahore 1st
11 Lecture Photography 1 The University of Lahore 1st

Project Supervisor

Services

SrNo. From - To Organization Job Description
1 07/11/2011 - 07/11/2012 Rawalpindi Volunteer Corps Served as a Captain of the Corps

Books

Research Fundings

Extracurricular Activities

SrNo. Hobbies Interests

Languages and Skills

SrNo. Langues Skills
1 Wakhi Reading, Writing
2 Brushaski Reading
3 Shina Reading
4 Urdu Reading, Writing
5 English Reading, Writing
6 Punjabi Reading

Active Collabrations

Consulting Experience