Phaim Bhuiyan

Phaim Bhuiyan, born in Rome in 1995, a native of Bangladesh, developed a passion for the audiovisual world at the age of 14.
He started out as a youtuber by approaching shooting and editing techniques in an amateur way.
After his experience on the web, he decided to become a filmmaker, making music videos for rappers from the Roman suburbs and punk-rock bands.
In 2013 he made a short documentary “Essere o non essere... italiani" (To be or not to be… Italian) for the production company Zalab under the supervision of Andrea Segre.
In 2014 he won a scholarship to the IED in the Video Design and Filmmaking section and he expanded his technical and theoretical knowledge.
In 2016 he worked for the Fremantle production, in the television program "Nemo nessuno escluso" together with the author Francesco Medosi he created "L'amore ai tempi delle seconde generazioni" (Love in the time of the second generations).
In 2019 his first feature film "Bangla", produced by Fandango with TimVision, was released in theatres, also winning several prizes such as Best first film at the Globi D'oro (2019), Best Comedy at the Nastri d'Argento (2019) and Best emerging director at the David di Donatello Awards (2020).
In 2022 "Bangla - the series", produced by Fandango together with RaiFiction, was released on Raiplay and broadcast on Rai 3. It was co-directed together with Emanuele Scaringi and it won the Best Comedy Award at the Nastri d'Argento - Grandi Serie.

JURY PRESIDENT - CINELIDO 2022