Tabish Habib is an Assistant Professor at LUMS. He teaches the Critical Lens: The Art of Filmmaking and Contemporary Screens: The Art of the Web Series as part of the CLCS major at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has been working as a filmmaker since 2011. In 2020, he completed his Masters of Arts in Film & Television Production at the Met Film School located at London's prestigious Ealing Studios. His thesis film, May I have this seat? earned a first class distinction and made Official Selection at BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival. It also won best editing and best short film at the Dubai Indie film festival and best screenplay at the Saturnia Film Festival. In 2022, he worked on Saim Sadiq’s feature film, Joylandas Associate Producer and Script Supervisor, which won two jury prizes at the 2022 edition of the Cannes Film Festival and was Pakistan's official submission for the Academy Awards. ​His filmmaking journey started at the University of San Francisco in 2008 where he worked as an AV technician while completing an Undergraduate degree in Media Studies with a double minor in Business and Film Studies.

After completing his Undergrad, in 2013 Tabish moved to Lahore and co-founded Piphany Productions where he directed, and produced commercials and documentaries for brands such as the British Council, Coke Studio, Destination magazine, Emporium Mall, GIZ, Generation, Getty Images, TRT World and World Bank.​

His music video for Mai Dhai Band's Sarak Sarak won the Bee Hype award in 2014 and the documentary "Unforgettable Khusargang" was part of the official selection at the Cinema Verde Festival 2017. He was also the cinematographer on the short film, Zom-Com which won best film at the 48-Hour Film Festival 2018 in Pakistan.

Published Films:

             - Sadiq, S. (Director). (2023). Joyland [Film]. Khoosat Films.

             - Habib, T. (Director). (2023). May I have this seat? [Film]. Omeleto. YouTube.

             - Jafri, J. (Director). (2023) Pakeeza. [Film]. Nuqta Films.

              - Habib, T. (Director). (2022). Shorbanoor - Widow [Music Video]. Piphany Productions. YouTube. 

              - Jafri, S. (Director). (2020) Happy Marriage. [Film]. Nuqta Films.

              - Habib, T. (Director). (2018). Biryani Brothers - Ikisvi Sadi [Music Video]. Piphany Productions. YouTube.

              - Habib, T. (Director). (2018). Janoobi Khargosh - One [Music Video]. Piphany Productions. YouTube.

              - Habib, T. (Director). (2014). Mai Dahi Band - Sarak Sarak [Music Video]. Piphany Productions. YouTube.

              - Habib, T. (Director). (2014). Jimmy Khan & the Big Ears - Nadiya [Music Video]. Piphany Productions. YouTube.