House 35, Level D5, Road 12 ( New), Dhanmondi R/A
Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh
Tel: 0088-02-9119846, Cell: 0088-01715212204
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EXPERTISE AND WORKING AREA
Project management, teaching and training facilitation on multimedia production, citizen media, video communication, new-media and online applications covering web design, content management system (CMS), online journalism, social media, live casting, radio production, digital divide, writing for web, e-learning, e-commerce, ICT for development, digital divide, citizen journalism, ICT innovations and inclusion.
Multimedia design, online journalism, web creation by using animation, HTML ( Dream Weaver, Font Page, Coffee Cup, Page Mail etc. ), PHP and MySQL based open source CMS ( Content Management System) like Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, Typo3, OsCommerce, Magento, shopping cart customization, creative graphics, flash animation, online video production & distribution, blogging, SEO ( Search Engine Optimization) and social media campaign.
Documentary film making includes filming, video editing ( with Final Cut Pro, Motion, Adobe Premieer, After Effects etc ), script writing, production research and filming.
Digital newsletter, pre-press design, e-book produciotn, CD/DVD authoring with creative design, navigation and multimedia clipping and unique branding
Development blogging, advocay and digital campaign on media for development that covers community media, citizen journalism, good governance, good citizenship, e-learning, climate justice, MDGs, popular culture, conflict resolution, human right and human potential development over social media, blogging and online video distributions.
Founder/ Director of Machizo Multimedia Communication
20 August, 2005 to present
Multimedia design, journalism and video production
Project co-ordination, team management and client liasue
Organising and training facilitation
Media research, film direction, script writing, online video distribution, advocacy, marketing and ICT4D networking
1. Senior Lecturer ( adjacent ), at University of Liberal Arts ( ULAB)
- Media Studies and Journalism Department
March 2007 to September 2009
Responsibilities: Teaching on following four courses
- New media and online application
- Multimedia productions
- Advanced multimedia production
- Video communications
- Online editor of Banglarights ( Bangladesh first human rights web portal )
- Blogging on human rights and development issues
- Multimedia design and project management
- Video editing and delegating the staffs.
- Media research and script writing for multimedia, video and website production
- Training on media and development issues particularly on local content production
3. Creative Executive, AVCom
September 2000 to March 2001
- Video editing, creative graphics and title animation
- Creative graphic design, research and script writing
- Client liaison and post production management for video documentary production
4. AV Consultant, FFWP and PLA, Philippines
May 01 to June24, 2000
- Video documentation of official events and activities
- Motion graphics and video editing
5.Graphics Designer and Multimedia Programmer, Soft Works
01January 1997 - 01 May 2000
- Graphics design
- Video editing, multimedia programing for e-book publishing
- Audio and video clip and logo movie making
February 25- March 2, 2010 | Bangkok, Thailand
Special course on peace and conflict resolution organized by Family Federation for
11-13 February 2008, 10 March-19 May 2008 | E-learning, Radio Netherlands
The practical course to be a e-tutor jointly organized by RNTC, AMIC and ULAB cover both face to face and online training in Dhaka and from RNTC Training Centre, the Netherlands
15-19 August, 2005 | Kathmandu, Nepal
Online Journalism and Web Publishing , organized by PANOS South Asia
25-29 January, 2004 | Dhaka, Bangladesh
Human rights investigative journalism training program organized by AED ( Academy for Educational Development) jointly with USAID and BHRAP
18-22 November 2002 | Singapore
Fifth regional workshop of asia pacific Video Resource Centre (VRC) networks with the ‘Knowledge-based activism for strengthening civil society: Post-Johannesburg Challenges’, organized by TVE, Pan Asia Networking, AMIC, TVE Asia Pacific, Witness and Truth Talking Project.
May 26-June6, 2003 | Sao Paulo, Brazil
Special course on human rights development organized by Universidade de Sao Paulo and Columbia University, USA
April 8-28, 2000 | Manila, Philippines
21 Days training workshop on youth leadership development ‘Leaders of the New Millennium’ organized by Philippines Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles.
March-May, 2002 | Certificate course on photography
from Pathshala, South Asian Institute of Photography
September-December, 2000 | Certificate course on web engineering
from Soft Works, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1996-97 Session | Diploma on course on Graphics and Multimedia Communication
from Soft Works, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
June 1995- June 96 | Course on alternative development
and people’s participatory process (PPP), youth leadership and PRS ( proverty reduction strategy), organized by TTGB (Training Task Group Bangladesh)
1993-1995 | MSc. in Geological Sciences from Jahangirnagar University, secured second class third position.
1990-1993 | BSc. Honors in Geological Sciences from Jahangirnagar University secured second class second position.
1987-1989 | H.S.C in science from Dhaka Board, Shahid Sriti Government College, Muktagacha, Mymensingh, secured first division.
1982-1987: S.S.C in science from Dhaka Board, Narbarun Biddha Nikaton Muktagacha, secured first division.
Digital Campaign Workshop
Organised by CSRL and Oxfam GB/ Bangladesh on 27 March, 2012 at Journalism and Training Research Initiative ( JATRI )
Facilitating Focuss.Info Bangladesh workshop on Social Media and Social Bookmarking in the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh from July 29-05 August 2011.
Taking regular lecture in every semesters on multimedia production, video communication and new media communication
Computer, internet and photography training for young and child journalists on July 25-26, 2008 at MMC premises jointly organized by UNICEF and Mass-line Media Centre
Training NGOs on 'Towards Alternative Communities using ICT & Networking' organised by BNNRC and WACC- Asia, YWCA auditorium, Muhamadpur, Dhaka. 11- 14 March, 2004
Training to Photojournalist on 'Internet,. Photography and Context' organized by Zeezeilen/ The Netherlands and Drik/ Bangladesh in 6. – 7th August, 2002
Training to Journalist on 'Effective Use of Media and Internet for Promoting Human Rights' organized by The British Council, Drik and the Pathshala, South Asian Institute of Photography February, July and November 2001 sessions
Presentation on Bangladeshi Spirit and Popular Culture in Bangladesh organized by International Community Association on 26 June, 2011.4th Annual International ACSA Conference
The Visual Imagination Across Boundaries. The title of presentation 80Plus1 livebits experiences in Dhaka 1-3 November 2010, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand.
New media reality and freedom of expression in Bangladesh, May 4-5, 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal
New media leadership and youth participation – Reality and practices in Bangladesh July 15, 2008, Manila Hotel, Manila, Philippines
Online video distribution for human rights and development: Bangladeshi experiences at Transmission Asia-Pacific (TXAP) 2008, Sukabumi, Indonesia, May 19-25 2008
Glocal Connectivity: Experience from DrikTAP to Banglarights at the event nationwide internet connectivity and online applications; organized by ARI, Virginia Tech and LGED, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Promoting human rights and development through ICT: vision and experiences of Banglaright at III International Human Rights Colloquium – organized by So Paulo and Columbia University USA, So Paulo, Brazil. 25 May-05 June, 2003
Knowledge Based Activism Strengthen the Civil Society sharing Bangladeshi media activist and experience with video presentation, organized by TVE Asia Pacific, Elizabeth Hotel Singapore. 19-23 November, 2002
SEMINAR & WORKSHOPS
Joining more than 20 international and national events on ICT4D, journalism, leadership media and development issues.
Regional review workshop on Multimedia Local Content Production and ICT4D, organized by Panos South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal 4-6 March 2010.
Workshop on Ideal life, Family Values and World Peace February Bangkok, 25 to March 2, 2010, oOrganised by Universal Peace Federation, Thailand.
Workshop on Community Broadcasting and MDGs, organized by AMIC, New Delhi
Asia Media forum, Press freedom day conference. organized by AMIC, UNB at PIB
Peoples Voices, Peoples Participation and Community Radio, 04 May, Dhaka 2008
Training workshop Reporting on PRSP, organized by CJA and Panos Bangladesh, BCDM , 4-6 September, 2007
Online Journalism and Web Publishing , organized by PANOS South Asia, Nepal, 15-19 August, 2005
Fukushima Global Citizen Festival, 2005, organized by administration of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, joined as international volunteer of Iino City team, 6 March, 2005
21 Days Workshop: Leaders of the New Millennium , Organized by PLA Philippines, Antipolo City, Manila, Philippines. April 8-28, 2000
- The portfolios include more than 150 plus websites in Japanese, English, Bangla, Dutch, Thai and France Language for international and national development and human rights organization.
- Nine multimedia CDROM : Bangladesh: Images and Impression, Images for Change, Climate Change Cell, True Leaders, Norpal Garments, PRSP and You, CCC Publication 2006, Law Dictionary ( Ain Shobdo Kosh ) , Stop AIDS, Stop TB
- Four radio clips on Bangladesh issues
- Twelve broadcasting documentary
- Video blogging: Almost 300 plus online documentaries on popular culture, life style, environment, human rights and development issues.
- Ashar Alo ( Light of Hope ), a Bengali novel published on Ekushey Book Fair 2012.
- 80 plus 1, Journey Around Dhaka
1. The new media reality in Bangladesh
2. Unity saving the people
3. Glory of Language
4. Living for the sake of others
5. Dhaka city and the environment
6. Do as I Like
7. One info centre in one village
8. The communal spirit and development,
9. ICT and Human Rights Promotion in Bangladesh
10. New media leadership and Youth Participation in Bangladesh
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Shahjahan Siraj has received a number of awards that include ISIS Asia, Panos Fellowship, Stockholm Challenge, AMIC, One Word USA, PANAP, Manathan Award etc.