Abdul Wahab Bin Hamzah is a Malaysian writer, playwright, film critic, and theatre director. He has been a columnist for Utusan Malaysia, a national daily, since 1993. He did his masters in Information and Media Studies from the University of Northumbria Newcastle U.K. Currently, he is associated with The Institute of Language and Literature, Malaysia and also lectures on Film Studies and Screenplay at The Academy of Art, Culture and Heritage of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. He is frequently invited as a jury member for The Malaysian Film Festival and Malaysian Television Awards. He has published many books and has also produced television dramas adapted from novels. He is also a film consultant for The Malaysian Film Development Corporation