Born in Pakistan to Anglo-Pakistani parents but raised and based in Southern California, Jamie Naqvi is an artist working primarily in film, video, and - more recently - photography. An MFA graduate from California Institute of the Arts, his work has shown in festivals and galleries internationally. In 2017, his film, Passenger, was awarded audience and jury awards at Szczecin Film Festival in Poland. Some of his other interests and activities include writing, teaching, and curating.