Shafeeq Vellani Death – Cause of Death: Shafeeq Vellani has passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022. Film at USW has confirmed his death through an online post. The circumstances surrounding his death has not been made public at the time of this publication.
“It is with great sadness we have to announce that our beloved colleague and friend, Shafeeq Vellani, passed away this morning”, Film at USW announced.
“He dedicated his life and worked hard for his passion for teaching and filmmaking. Over the last 2 decades he has taught students and helped our course grow. He’s been a lecturer, a course leader for BA Film, and most recently course leader for MA Film. He’s seen our course move from Caerleon, to Newport City, and to Cardiff and helped shape hundreds and hundreds of students over those years.
“He will be incredibly missed, but we will find many ways of remembering and honouring his memory over the coming weeks and months. A funeral is being held tomorrow at 11am at Medina Mosque in Roath, Cardiff. Alumni and Current students are welcome to attend and celebrate his life.
“If alumni and friends of the course wish to share their memories of Shafeeq, please DM us and we will make sure they are shared and sent on to his family and close friends at a later date.”
He will greatly be missed by many.