Almass Badat


London, United Kingdom
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About me

ALMASS BADAT is a Director, DJ and strategist who communicates culture through Art. Her tools are consultation, public speaking, film, sound & storytelling. Almass is inspired by documenting people, colour and process. She is London-born, grew up in Lusaka, and has Indian roots - curious by nature and intrigued by perspective. Almass’ notable collaborations are with the ICA, Soho House Mumbai, V&A, boiler room, the Fresh Air Fund (NY) Hidayah, the Science Gallery & ANAT, and is featured in The Dots, DAZED & the British Council. She is a visible member of the Queer Muslim community, and practises travel, meditation and pottery to balance her creative output.

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  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Film Directing
  • Djing
  • Social Media Management
  • Culture Change
  • Ideation
  • Content Consultant
  • Creative Consultancy

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2:1 BA English Literature

Kingston University

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012
  • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom



British Council and BFI #fivefilmsforfreedom 2016 Global List

British Council

  • British Council’s global network found 33 inspiring people who use culture to promote freedom and equality and provoke debate, or who are risking their lives to promote the rights of LGBT communities in their society or country everyday. The list included freelance director and writer Almass Badat and author and journalist Paul Burston in the UK, filmmaker Kate Dolan in Ireland, director of Side by Side LGBT International Film Festival Manny de Guerre in Russia, film directors Pablo García Perez de Lara and Marc Serena in Spain, Human Rights Defender Daniela Tomasino in Italy and Pink Life QueerFest director Bilge Tas in Turkey. These key influencers ensured increased engagement and reach throughout Europe and worldwide. Read more here: