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With 300+ articles since our inception on May 18, 2010,  “Going Bionic has been committed to delivering quality cinema insights from the finest film festivals in the world. These include, but are not limited to, “Cannes,” “Berlin,” “Toronto,” “Sundance,” “SXSW,” “Tokyo,” and “Hong Kong.” Since our articles are written as we travel the globe, we strive to always deliver up-to-the-minute information for our readers. Thank you for lending us your eyes!

Hammad Zaidi is an award-winning producer and writer who is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America. He is in pre-production on “Pet Divorce Court,” a TV series he created, and he’s in development on several feature films and TV series.

Zaidi founded Lonely Seal Releasing, an international film and television distribution company, and he’s a partner at Industry Corporation, a Canada-based multinational video game, software, technology and entertainment company.

Hammad is hosting the podcast, “Limping On Cloud 9,” where listeners “explore new perspectives when a disabled minority comedically shares his experiences through conversations with his blind friend.”

Zaidi has been a jury member, advisory board member, panelist and screener at several festivals, including Sundance, SXSW, Slamdance, Flickerfest in Sydney, The Nashville International Film Festival, The Louisville International Film Festival, The Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, The Kansas International Film Festival, The Temecula Valley International Film and Music Festival, The Cinequest Screenwriting Contest and the UCLA School of Film and Television Screenwriting Showcase. He has also served as an adjunct professor and guest lecturer at several universities, including his alma mater UCLA, Vanderbilt, Chapman, The Watkins Film School at the Watkins School of Art and Design in Nashville, Cal State Northridge, The University of Kansas, Avila University, and San Diego State, among others.

Hammad Zaidi received his Masters of Fine Arts from the UCLA School of Film and Television Producers Program.