Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, Shuja Uddin is a screenwriter, filmmaker and stand up comedian who graduated from Boston University with an MFA in Screenwriting. Shuja has previously worked for the Austin Film Society and Indie Meme Film Festival, and his writings have been published in the Times of India, The Wire and The Express Tribune.

Shuja’s short film “Article 370” received an Honorable Mention in Prague International Indie Film Quarterly Festival 2021 edition for Best Screenwriter, and he was also the first ever lead writer and showrunner for PUBG Mobile Pakistan Gully Squads series, a popular video game owned by Chinese tech giant Tencent Games.

Shuja has taught undergraduate communications students at Boston University and has done guest speaking sessions at University of Massachusetts Boston, Emerson College and University of Iowa Summer Institute. Shuja will also be teaching full-time at Headwaters School in Austin, TX.

Shuja Uddin
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