Omar Darz on IMBd


omar darazCurrently i m working in Dubai, As a Cinematographer in a Production house AAA Playback Creative.

I am enrolled in my 2nd Master’s degree in Multimedia Arts from National College of Arts (NCA), Lahore, Major in Digital Production. Earlier, I have completed my Bachelor’s in Fine Arts (Communication Design) & Master’s in Fine Arts (Communication Design) from University College of Arts & Design (UCAD), Punjab University, Lahore. Now, I am running my media outlet with the name of Vibrant Art Films and creatively working as a Film-maker/Cinematographer & Creative Producer.

Baarwan KhiladiCinematography of the Baarwan Khiladi (Web Series Released in 2022)

Directed by Adnan Sarwar

Produce by Mahira Khan & Nina Kashif (SoulFry Films) for

A story about a small-town boy, Akbar, who loves cricket and has dreamt to play on a national level all his life. His passion leads to his selection in the country’s biggest cricket national league, Lahore Cricket League…

Aik Hai NigarCinematography for Aik Hai Nigar (Telefilm, 2021) on-aired nationally and internationally via ARY Digital TV and online platform. This telefilm received prestigious Septimus Award for the Best Asian Film category.

I worked as the Cinematographer/Director of Photography

Directed by Adnan Sarwar

Produce by Mahira Khan & Nina Kashif (SoulFry Films) for ISPR (Inter-Services Public Relations), Pakistan.

Based on the life and career of Pakistan Army’s first female, Three Star General Lieutenant, General Nigar Johar.

Beside that, I have also done my second feature length film project, THE MOTORCYCLE GIRL, as a “2nd Unit Director” and “2nd Unit DOP” with Logos Films and Media, which was released on 20th April, 2018 in cinemas and digital platforms nationwide.

Film is a Hero Trilogy based on the life of a female motorcyclist, Zenith Irfan.

In 2015, I have also done cinematography in the famous feature film, SHAH, based on the life of a Pakistani boxer, Hussain Shah, who won a Bronze medal at 1988 Summer Olympics and became the only boxer in Pakistan’s history to secure an Olympic Medal. The film was released on 14th August, 2015.