Hammad Zaidi founded The Lonely Seal Company Group, which includes Lonely Seal Releasing, and The Lonely Seal International Film, Screenplay & Music Festival. Hammad has an ownership interest in Industry Corporation, a Canada-based, multinational technology corporation that developed and launched Designware.io. Hammad hosted 140 episodes of Limping On Cloud 9, a podcast about his life, and wrote 300+ articles on Going Bionic, his film distribution/career strategy column (256 were published on Film Threat).
Zaidi is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America and is a Certified Buyer of the world’s most significant film sales markets, like Cannes. He has been a jury member, screenplay jury member, filmmaker advisor, showcase curator, panelist, advisory board member, and world cinema screener at several film festivals, like Sundance, SXSW, and Slamdance. He has also been an adjunct professor guest lecturer and panelist at several universities, including UCLA, USC, Vanderbilt, Chapman, The Watkins Film School, (acquired by Belmont University in 2020), San Diego State, and several others. Hammad Zaidi received his Masters of Fine Arts from the UCLA School of Film and Television Producers Program.
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