Faculty Profile

  • M.A. in Film and Media, Stamford University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2013)
    M.Sc. in Physics, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh (2000)
    B.Sc. in Physics, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh (1999)

Areas of Interest
Documentary film, Fictional film, Community media, New media, Photography

Mohammad Shazzad Hossain

Assistant Professor


His teaching career began in 2010 at Dhaka University. Before joining ULAB in 2012 he taught at Dhaka University, Stamford University and Pathshala (South Asian Media Academy). He has worked as a freelance photographer since 1998.
Since 2000 he has worked in a variety of positions in visual media, including those of Photographer, Cinematographer, Video Journalist, Graphic Designer, Video Editor and Producer /Director. This has involved working in both national and foreign television and for renowned media houses. In addition, as a freelancer, he has had experience in cinematography, video editing and had directorial roles in different types of productions including cinema, advertising, drama, narrative film, event and reality shows, music videos and documentaries.

Creative Works:
Hossain, M. S. (Director), Rahman, M. A. (Director). (2007). Japeto Jebon [Documentary]. Dhaka.
Hossain, M. S. (Director). (2008). Baspagla [Documentary]. Dhaka.
Hossain, M. S. (Director). (2013). Veja Paloker Gaan: The Song of the Green Hills [Documentary]. Dhaka.
Hossain, M. S. (Director). (2013). Natun Jiboner Thikana: In Search for a New Life [Documentary]. Dhaka.
Hossain, M. S. (Director), Rizve, A. K. (Director). (2014). Swarup Shondhan: Quest for Self [Documentary]. Dhaka.
Hossain, M. S. (Director). (2014). Ek Mutho Jonaki: Flickering of Fireflies [Documentary]. Dhaka.
Hossain, M. S. (Director). (2016). Kotha O Kabbo: Behind a Wall of Justice [Documentary]. Dhaka.

Research & Awards

Current Projects:
Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Community Radio in Bangladesh. Funded by ULAB research grant.
Film yearbook: Bangladesh 2015



Newspaper & Magazines

Hossain, M. S. (2009, March 15). Made in FDC. Weekly Kagoj, p. 55.

Hossain, M. S. (2010, July 12). Digital cinema: Somossa o somvabona. Mediawatch, p. 55.

Hossain, M. S. (2010, September 5). Eider dine pekkhagreha. Weekly Kagoj, p. 32.

Hossain, M. S. (2013, January). Uttoron porber opekkhay. Maddhom: Mass communication & Journalism Magazine, p. 24. 

Hossain, M. S. (2013, August). Vobesoter television o campus tv’er vumika. Maddhom: Mass communication & Journalism Magazine, p. 41.

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.