Ahmed Abid is a media professional and activist, who has been involved with the parallel society film movement since the early 1980's in Bangladesh. He is currently working with the South East Asia Regional Cooperation in Human Development (SEARCH), a CIDA funded project in Bangkok, Thailand, while he is also a PhD candidate of Human Rights and Peace Studies Program at Mahidol University, Thailand.

He obtained a diploma on 'Cinema & Human Rights' from the EIUC Summer School in Italy in 2007 and is now organizing the MMR human rights film and art festival in Thailand.