Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem joined the Department of Television, Film, and Photography as a lecturer in 2021. He imparts his knowledge and expertise to undergraduate students, teaching courses such as Language of Audiovisual Media, Narrative Strategies, Direction, and Qualitative Research Methods, and guiding graduate students in courses like Theoretical Approaches to Media Studies, New Media and Society, and Broadcast and Film Policy. Saiyeed's research passion revolves around exploring the intricate connections between cinema and society, culture, and politics. Beyond his academic pursuits, Saiyeed is an active participant in the world of independent filmmaking, contributing to the craft through his screenwriting and directorial skills.Show less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Masters||Television and Film Studies||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2018|
|Bachelor||Television and Film Studies||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2017|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Editorial Team Member||Centennial Photography Album Project, University of Dhaka||01, Mar 2021||30-11-2022|
|Researcher and Co-writer||Centennial Documentary Making Project, University of Dhaka||01, Feb 2021||21-11-2022|
|Researcher, Writer, & Assistant Director||Documentary Making Project: Bangabandhu O Dhaka Bishwobidyaloy (2022)||01, Jan 2020||01-11-2022|
|First Assistant Director||Pandora's Box||Dhaka||01, Aug 2019||29-12-2020|
|Research Assistant||University of Dhaka||Dhaka||01, Jul 2018|
|First Assistant Director||Ashirbad Chalacchitra||Dhaka||01, Oct 2017||31-07-2019|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
Film Theory and Criticism, Film Aesthetics
|Visual Culture and Politics||
Cinema, Society, Culture and Politics
Cinema, New Media, and Society
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
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|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Film Studies (Co-Investigator-1)||Over-the-Top Video-on-Demand Platforms in Bangladesh||University Grants Commission of Bangladesh||16-04-2023|
|Film Studies (Co-researcher)||Cinema, Nationalism, and Identity Construction||01-12-2022|
|Film Studies (Co-researcher)||Building Social and Political Awareness through Cinema||01-08-2021||03-04-2022|
|Film Making (Research and Script)||Dhaka University: Centennial Illumination||University of Dhaka||01-06-2021||01-12-2021|
|Film Studies (Co-researcher)||Death Denial in Bangla Cinema||01-04-2021||30-11-2021|
|Film Making (Research, Script & AD)||Bangabandhu and Dhaka Univesity||University of Dhaka||01-01-2020||31-08-2022|
|Film Studies (PI)||Political Cinema in Bangladesh: A Dialogue with Third Cinema||Bangladesh Film Archive Research Fellowship||01-01-2020||01-04-2021|
|No invited talk is found|
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|No Collaboration & Membership is found|
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem Political Cinema in Bangladesh: A Dialogue with Third Cinema. Dhaka: Bangladesh Film Archive, 2021 .
Habiba Rahman and Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Building Social and Political Awareness through Cinema: The Case of Dahan, Social Science Review , vol.39 , no.1 University of Dhaka , pp.125-140 , 2022 .
Reffat Ferdous and Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Death Denial in Bengali Cinema: A Terror Management Analysis of Srijit Mukherji’s Baishe Srabon and Hemlock Society, Social Science Review , vol.38 , no.2 University of Dhaka , pp.159–174 , 2021 .
Maliha Tabassum and Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Fruitful or Empty talks: Analyzing political talk shows before the national election of Bangladesh, International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities , vol.4 , no.1 , pp.33-42 , 2020 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Surja Dighal Bari: The ominous fate of the working class, Bangladesh Film Archive Journal , no.16 Bangladesh Film Archive , pp.97-105 , 2020 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Swadhinotar totthochitro ‘Stop Genocide’, BINIRMAN , vol.1 , no.1 , pp.78-83 , 2019 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Desire, Narcissism and Crises in Citizen Kane, Bangladesh Film Archive Journal , no.15 , pp.121-125 , 2019 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Analysis of the film Un Chien Andalou, Bangladesh Film Archive Journal , no.14 Bangladesh Film Archive , pp.67-75 , 2018 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Chitkini: Nari monostotter chalocchitrik uposthapon, Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute Journal , vol.1 , no.8 , pp.179-195 , 2018 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Sompadonar bhittite Breathless cholocchitrer tulonamulok alochona, Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute Journal , vol.1 , no.5 , pp.122-139 , 2017 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : Rahman, Father of Bengal: The aura of a great leader, Bangladesh Film Archive Journal , no.17 Bangladesh Film Archive , pp.73-79 , 2021 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem : New Media in Film Distribution in Bangladesh: Bane or Boon?, Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications , vol.7 , no.4 Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) , pp.257-280 , 2021 .
Saiyeed Shahjada Al Kareem "New Media in Film Distribution in Bangladesh: Bane or Boon?." First BIMSTEC Film, Media and Journalism Studies Conference, University of Dhaka and American International University Bangladesh, Dhaka: 2020 .
|Local||Dean’s Award 2017||2023||Bangladesh||
Dean’s Award 2017 by the Faculty of Social Sciences for securing the highest CGPA in BSS (Hons.) in Television and Film Studies.
|International||Special Mention Award||2021||India||
The Special Mention Award for the short film Ghor (2020) at the Drishyam Film Making Competition, India, 2021.
|International||Best Student Short Film (International)||2021||India||
The Best Student Short Film (International) Award at the Karnataka Youth International Short Film Festival (KYISFF) 2021 for the short film Ainer Dorojay (Before the Law, 2019)
|National||Best Director Award||2020||Bangladesh||
The Best Director Award for the short film Ghor (2020) at the 4th Global Youth Film Festival Bangladesh 2020.
|International||The Encouragement Award||2020||South Korea||
The Encouragement Award for the short film Water (2020) at the International Public Advertisement Festival of Seoul 2020.
|International||Best Director Award||2020||India||
The Best Director Award at the Jharkhand International Film Festival and Awards 2020.
|National||Best Jury Award||2020||Bangladesh||
The Best Jury Award for the short film Ainer Dorojay (Before the Law, 2019) at the INKLING 1.0 Film Festival-2020.
|Local||Provost Award 2018||2019||Bangladesh||
Provost Award 2018 is awarded by Bijoy Ekattor Hall for securing the highest CGPA in the examination of MSS in Television and Film Studies.
|Local||Provost Award 2017||2018||Bangladesh||
Provost Award 2017 is awarded by Bijoy Ekattor Hall for securing the highest CGPA in the examination of BSS (Hons.) in Television and Film Studies.
|National||Jury Mention Award||2018||Bangladesh||
In recognition of excellence in filmmaking by the Department of Television, Film and Photography for the animated short film The Ultimate Wish (2017).