Saim Sadiq

Saim Sadiq is a Pakistani filmmaker whose short film ‘Darling’ was the first Pakistani film to premiere at the 76th Venice Film Festival where it also won the award for Best Short Film. Darling was also an official selection at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019 , won a Special Jury Mention award at South by Southwest 2020 and was acquired for distribution by Focus Features. His previous short film ‘Nice Talking to You’ was an official selection at South by Southwest 2019, Palm Springs International Shortsfest 2019, made the BAFTA Shortlist for Best Student Film and won Vimeo’s Best Director award at Columbia University Film Festival 2018 along with the Kodak Student Scholarship Gold Award. He was the co-writer for ‘August Sky’ which was an official selection at Cannes Film Festival 2021 where it also won a Special Mention award.