Hammad Rizvi is an award-winning writer and director, most notable for his films RANI (Hulu, Outfest LA, NBCU Short Film Festival), SUNNY SQUARE (Houston Worldfest), and ROAD TO PESHAWAR (PBS, Palm Springs Shortsfest).

A Pakistani-American born in Oklahoma, and later raised in various parts of the world, his films often tackle topics that are as diverse as they are raw. He holds a BBA in finance and an MFA in film production from the University of Texas at Austin, and was recently awarded the Outstanding Writer Award at the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival.

Hammad is represented by ICM Partners and Circle of Confusion, lives in Los Angeles, and has yet to find a cure for the travel bug.

Hammad Rizvi