Shahnawaz Zali

Shahnawaz Zali is an Oscar Nominee (43rd Annual Student Academy Awards) and a graduate of Northwestern University - School of Communication with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Media Industries and Technologies and certificate of Public Relations (Integrated Marketing and Communications). He is also featured in the 2017 edition of the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list in the Entertainment and Sports Category.

 

 

Achievements

43rd Annual Oscars Student Academy Award nominee 

Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 List 

 

Awards

Best Cinematography award (Muhammad)  - Northwestern University in Qatar Media Awards 2014

Best Film award (Muhammad) - Northwestern University in Qatar Media Awards 2014

Best Screenplay award  (100 Steps) - Northwestern University in Qatar Media Awards 2015

Best Independent Film Award (100 Steps) - Northwestern University in Qatar Media Awards 2016

Best Film (100 Steps) - Miami Independent Film Festival 2016 

First prize Narrative category (100 Steps) - Moving Media Student Film Festival 2016

Award of Excellence (100 Steps) - Accolade Global Film Festival 2016

Award of Excellence (100 Steps) - Best Shorts Film Competition 2016

 

Film Festivals 

Official Selections

Muhammad (2014) - Chicago South Asian Film Festival 2014

Muhammad (2014) - Washington MESA Film Fest 2014

Muhammad (2014) - Zayed University Film Festival 2014 (Nominee for best short film)

100 Steps (2015) - Moving Media Film Festival Detroit 2016

100 Steps (2015) - Accolade Global Film Competition 2016

100 Steps (2015) - Miami Independent Film Festival 2016

100 Steps (2015) - Best Shorts Award Competition 2016

100 Steps (2015) - LUMS International Film Festival Pakistan 2016