Ishtiaque Zico

Ishtiaque Zico

Filmmaker

Director, Khonatalkies

Email: iazico@gmail.com

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Bio

Ishtiaque Zico is a mathematics graduate from Dhaka University who explored filmmaking by assisting fellow directors in different roles. He runs biralpakhi cine club to inspire the independent film professionals, cine activists and critics in Bangladesh. As a filmmaker, his short 720 Degrees was the first Bangladeshi film presented at Venice International Film Festival in 2010. A Berlinale Talent alumnus, Cinema, City and Cats is his first feature film project that was pitched at Open Doors Hub of the Locarno Film Festival.