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  • Phone:

    +966-13-849-9258, EXT: 4314

  • Email:

    zshah@pmu.edu.sa

  • Office No:

    S-33

  • Zeeshan Jawed Shah

  • Job Title :

    Lecturer - Graphic Design Department

  • College :

    College of Architecture and Design


  • Department :

    Graphic Design


Mr. Zeeshan Jawed Shah has taught fine arts, web media, filmmaking, 3D modeling & animation, and visual effects courses at the University College of Bahrain, New York Institute of Technology Bahrain Campus, and the University of Bahrain. He holds more than fifteen years of extensive teaching experience, and his problem-based, and project-based learning pedagogy made him a popular faculty member in Bahrain. Mr. Zeeshan is also considered the pioneer of the students' film project in Bahrain and the first one to produce commercial feature-length films as student projects in Bahrain. His IMDB page can be viewed at, https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3307743/.

 

Mr. Zeeshan was born in Saudi Arabia and went to Bahrain in 2006 to work as a lecturer at the New York Institute of Technology Bahrain Campus. He mainly taught web design, 3D modeling & animation, computer graphics, motion design, and 2D animation courses in the beginning and then he included art history, drawing, and digital photography in his teaching list. Gradually he started to work on film projects with NYIT students, which was based on his project-based learning teaching style in Bahrain. He released three commercial films so far in Bahrain, which include the first International full-fledged Bahraini horror-comedy called Dead Sands (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2571660). He also worked with international students from Turkey and produced a Turkish film with them in 2015 called Bits of What I have (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5016990/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1). Mr. Zeeshan also showcased his UCB Students' video projects in Bahrain in 2013, Saar Cinema, in 2014 he organized the first-ever Multimedia Exhibition in Bahrain.
 

Apart from filmmaking Mr. Zeeshan is also highly involved in interactive media, and has organized various workshops related to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. He has been a notable member of Bahrain's gaming society where he participated in many game design events such as gulf game jams. His main strength and interest are 3D modeling and Animation, he is currently writing a book on Adobe's latest 3D suite which will be soon released. His portfolio can be viewed at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IX3CS-GT9AafkEkF3uVPBfVVeVlIaVU_/view?usp=sharing

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Masters of Computer Science in Multimedia

Iqra University KHI

2003

  • I completed my masters of computer science in multimedia from Iqra University Karachi, Pakistan in year 2003, my degree program / programme is equivalent to Master of Fine Arts. I was graduated with 3.81 CGPA, and I was also nominated for Gold Medal.

 

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Bachelors of Computer Science

Iqra University KHI

2002

  • I completed my bachelors of computer science in multimedia from Iqra University Karachi, Pakistan in year 2002. I was graduated with 2.94 CGPA, and I was also nominated for Gold Medal.

 

Realistic Asset Creation with Adobe Substance 3D: Create materials, textures, filters, and 3D models using Substance 3D Painter, Designer, and Stager

(ISBN-10: 1803233400, ISBN-13: 978-1803233406)

https://a.co/d/51RlNDa

I authored a book based on Adobe Substance 3D Suite, which is available on Amazon.com and the link is given above, or you can click here to visit the book. You can gain extensive, practical knowledge of 3D design with Adobe Substance 3D and learn to build a comprehensive portfolio of work with this interactive book

Key Features of the Book
  • Find out how to use Adobe Substance 3D swiftly and with little prior knowledge
  • Use a variety of interactive projects to get familiar with the fundamentals
  • Create better career prospects for yourself by mastering 3D design with a single comprehensive guide

 

Preserving Sufi Poetry through Visual Arts

(E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138)

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_221.pdf

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

 

E3 Project: An Innovative Way to Raise Charity

(E-ISSN: 2348-1269, ISSN: 2349-5138)

http://ijrar.com/upload_issue/ijrar_issue_223.pdf

International Journal for Research & Analytical Reviews

 

Encrypted Cloud Based Multimedia Design (ISBN: 9788173719882)

http://www.aimoc.org/AIMoC16TechnicalProgram.php

3rd International Conference on Applications and Innovations

in Mobile Computing 2016

 

Digitizing Traditional Filmmaking Process

(ISSN: 1694-2507 (Print), ISSN: 1694-2108 (Online))

http://ijcsbi.org/ijcsbi/index.php/ijcsbi/article/view/625

International Journal of Computer Science & Business Information

 

Introducing Anthology Film Project

Research Thesis available upon request

University College of Bahrain Multimedia Department

 

Next Generation of VR Based Entertainment

Research Thesis available upon request

University College of Bahrain Multimedia Department

 

Awards & Achievements

  • Cameroon International Film Festival, 2016
    For official selection of my movie “Bits of What I have.”
     
  • Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne, 2016
    For official selection of my movie “Bits of What I have.”
     
  • Zayed University Middle East Film Festival, 2016
    For official selection of my movie “Bits of What I have.”

     
  • Nasser Bin Hammad Award Bahrain, 2014
    For best short film under middle age filmmakers category
    http://nbhaward.bh/media-support/winners/w-13-14/#link_acc-8-11-d

     
  • Gold Award 41st Annual Creativity Awards, 2011
    For best photography personal conceptual series
    Creative Photography. (2012). In Creativity International Awards (Comp.),
    Creativity 41(41st ed., p. 38). Creativity International.

     
  • Featured in 39th Annual Creativity Awards, 2010
    Honourable mentioned award for best single unit poster
    Honourable mentions. (2010). In Creativity 39 (Vol. September 1, 2010, p. 124). Collins Design.

 

Workshops & Lectures

  • Bahrain Arts Society Unity is Identity, 2011
    I gave a week classes and assisted artist Todd Drake from US-North Carolina, during series of workshop on photography organized by Bahrain Art Society.
     
  • Saudi ARAMCO Summer Festival Photography Series, 2012
    Aramco organized an annual festival which includes a workshop on photography and photo editing, I was invited by Aramco as a public speaker and guest lecturer to give few workshops, the workshop was divided into four main sections, and each student participated received a certificate from ARAMCO.
     
  • Film Making Workshop Al Aali Art Festival, 2012
    During the Bahrain’s biggest Art Festival, I was invited by the board members of Al Aali Festival to give a lecture on Film Making in Bahrain and abroad.
     
  • GCC Game Jam Bahrain Polytechnic, 2015
    Participated as a Game Developer and worked as a 3D Modeller for one of the 3D Games. http://www.polytechnic.bh/events/gcc-game-jam-2015-copy-copy/
     
  • Virtual Reality Narrative Films Workshop Al Aali Art Festival, 2016
    With my passion for filmmaking and media technology, I successfully organised a workshop based on virtual reality filmmaking; the session was theoretical with practical hands-on. During this seminar, the attendees learned to film VR scenes and deploy them on different mobile devices to view them with interactivity on VR headsets.
     
  • LAYERS University of Bahrain, 2017
    I organised a three days workshop on filmmaking during “Layers” exhibition at the University of Bahrain, the studio was the practical hands-on workshop and comprises of the introductory session, the actual assembly on production, and practical session on post-production.
     
  • Filmmaking Work Shop Bahrain Polytechnic, 2017
    I conducted a one day workshop on filmmaking during at Bahrain Polytechnic on the demand of senior students, the studio was the practical hands-on workshop and comprises of the introductory session, the actual assembly on production, and practical session on post-production.

 

 

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Lecturer / Full Time Faculty     

Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd University (Graphic Design)

January 2022 to Present

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Lecturer / Adjunct Faculty     

University of Bahrain, Bahrain (Graphic Design, Multimedia)

January 2018 to January 2022

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Senior Lecturer / Full Time Faculty

Canadian University of Bahrain / University College of Bahrain, Bahrain (Graphic Design, Multimedia)

September 2013 to Present

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Senior Lecturer / Full Time Faculty

New York Institute of Technology, USA (Digital Arts, Computer Graphics Dept.)

October 2006 to September 2013

 

  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Visual Effects
  • 2D Animation
  • Motion Graphics and Design
  • Information Design
  • UX/UI Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Filmmaking
  • Multimedia Tools / Production
  • Printing
  • 2D Design
  • Art History
  • Visual Culture
  • VR and AR Design
  • Interactive Films

  • 3D Modeling & Animations
  • Typography in Digital Arts
  • Visual Effects & Special Effects
  • Visual & Communication Arts
  • Aesthetics of Industrial Design
  • Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality
  • 3D Printing & 3D Sculpting
  • Motion Pictures & Films

 


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