Umair Bilal, M.A.

Lecturer, Communication & Design
School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Umair Bilal is a Documentary Filmmaker whose undergrad in Media Sciences introduced him to the world of visual storytelling. In 2012, he received a full scholarship to start a joint master degree in Documentary Film Directing under the Erasmus Mundus program of the European Commission (, where he studied in University of Theater and Film Arts in Budapest, LUCA School or Arts in Brussels and Lusofona University in Lisbon. He got the opportunity to direct several documentary films which were screened in various international film festivals. His area of interest lies in exploring labor issues and identity politics.


  • M.A. (Documentary Film Directing) – 2014, University of Theatre and Film Arts Budapest
  • BS (Media Science) – 2012, SZABIST

Awards & Honors

  • Erasmus+ Scholarship 2012


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