Humayra Akhter

Humayra Akhter, founder member of ‘Bottala- a performance Space’ has completed her B.A (Hons) and M.A in English Literature from Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. She has done her Intern with Move Media Communications (MMC), Bangkok, Thailand. In Bangladesh, She used to work for Asiatic Talking Point Limited (ATPL) as an Operations and Production Executive. While taking degrees from university she worked as sub-editor (part time) for ‘News and Images- an online newspaper’.  She is involved with audio-visual medium and has experience working with few renowned directors as chief assistant director and assistant director. She has completed a six-month Certificate courses on Film making organized by Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies (BFFS) and made a short film named ‘Koho’ under the supervision of BFFS, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She also worked as a Line Producer in the Documentary-Fiction ‘Monojog- a juvenilia’ regarding psychological issues directed by Bratto amin for ‘Bottala- a performance space’. She also participated in many theatrical workshops organized by Bangladesh Shilpokala Academy. As a script writer she voluntarily worked for the ‘Theatre for Development’ and also got the experience of working as a helping hand for a film script written by Hasan Mahmud named “Divine Justice (A Short Film about Women Rights)”.