Uzair Amjad (b.1989, Pakistan) is a filmmaker, multimedia artist, and writer based in Helsinki. He completed an MA in Visual Culture, Curating, and Contemporary Arts from Aalto University, Finland. He has also participated in a year-long filmmaking program at the Academy of Moving People & Images based in Helsinki. Amjad’s works borrow greatly from his original training as an image-maker and from oral traditions of storytelling.
In 2020, Amjad’s first short film Paper Promises had its National Premiere at Helsinki international film festival (HIFF) and its international premiere at the academy awards qualifying Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF). Paper Promises received the audience choice award at HIFF. The film will be telecasted on Finnish national broadcast – YLE in 2021.
Abyssal – A horror, exploration, adventure, survival 2.5D game
Role: Game Designer, Narrative Designer, Level Designer, Game Artist
Ego Cure – A short virtual Reality Film
Role: CGI Artist, Concept Artist
Drone Hunt – A clone of “Duck Hunt”, a first person light shooting 2D game in VR
Role: Game Designer, Narrative Designer, Game Artist