Muhammad Umar Amanullah

Muhammad Umar Amanullah

Completion Year

2013

Current Information

Current Company

OCAD University

Current Title

Program Assistant, TVO Digital Futures Training

Biography

• Spearheaded the team that launched MTV in Pakistan

• Conceived & produced the first music awards for the ARY Digital Network (TMA - The Musik Awards) recognized as one of the biggest events of the year for 2006 archives.dawn.com/weekly/images/archive/060730/images7.htm

• Produced the Pakistan Style Awards 2007 for Indus TV (parent network that owned the MTV franchise)
• Featured in the UK based publication "Monocle" (Focusing on Global Affairs, Business, Culture & Design) February 2009 in their special on the Pakistani media boom
• Featured in the prestigious publication "Herald" in a special report on “successful young Pakistanis influencing opinions & the way people think” in January 2006; dubbed "a force to be reckoned with in the music industry"
• Awarded recognition by Geo TV for his role as a team member in the march for Freedom of the Press and Restoration of Judiciary