Shahnawaz Zali is the manager of digital content with the Media Majlis. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications: Media Industries and Technologies from Northwestern Qatar, class of 2016.

Prior to joining the museum, Zali was a senior creative media specialist at the Qatar Foundation. In this role he founded and led a multimedia and film unit within the Foundation’s communications division, transitioning the division to a unique in-house creative unit, producing multimedia content for Qatar Foundation and its multiple entities.  

Zali is an award-winning filmmaker and storyteller, with a Student Academy award nomination for his film Sou Qadam (100 Steps, 2016). His films have won several accolades at international film festivals across the globe, including in the US, UK, Middle East, and South Asia. He is also a Forbes Asia 30Under30 list maker in the field of entertainment and sports for his thought-provoking and creative work.