Tabish Habib is an Assistant Professor at LUMS. He teaches the Critical Lens: The Art of Filmmaking and Contemporary Screens: The Art of the Web Series as part of the CLCS major at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has been working as a filmmaker since 2011. In 2020, he completed his Masters of Arts in Film & Television Production at the Met Film School located at London's prestigious Ealing Studios. His thesis film, May I have this seat? which he wrote and directed, earned a first class distinction and made Official Selection at BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival, won best editing and best short film at the Dubai Indie film festival and best screenplay at the Saturnia Film Festival. In 2022, he worked as Associate Producer and Script Supervisor on Saim Sadiq’s feature, Joylandwhich premiered in 2022 at the Cannes Film Festival in Un Certain Regard where it won the Jury Prize and was Pakistan's official submission for the Academy Awards. ​His filmmaking journey started at the University of San Francisco in 2008 where he worked as an AV technician while pursuing an Undergraduate degree in Media Studies with a double minor in Business and Film Studies.

In 2013, He moved to Lahore and co-founded Piphany Productions where he directed, and produced commercials and documentaries for brands such as the British Council, Coke Studio, Destination magazine, Emporium Mall, GIZ, Generation, Getty Images, TRT World and World Bank.​

His music video for Mai Dhai Band's Sarak Sarak won the Bee Hype award in 2014 and the documentary "Unforgettable Khusargang" was part of the official selection at the Cinema Verde Festival 2017. He was also the cinematographer on the short film, Zom-Com which won best film at the 48-Hour Film Festival 2018 in Pakistan.