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Shamim Sarif

Ontario

Shamim is an award-winning Writer and Director for features and series. Able to work fast and make days without compromising artistic ideas, Shamim is also an actor's Director, who likes to create a positive, calm set. Her movies have debuted at TIFF, London and Palm Springs and have won 47 awards between them. Series directing credits include Diggstown (CBC/Fox), SkyMed (Paramount Plus) and upcoming Season 4 of You (Berlanti/Netflix). Shamim has spoken at TED conferences and at corporate events for Disney, Citi, Goldman Sachs and many others, about the importance of story-telling. She is a champion of diversity and LGBTQ+ rights. Shamim was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars) in 2019. She is also a member of BAFTA, the Writers Guild of America, the Director’s Guild of Canada and the Canadian Media Producers Association.

Contact info:

The Characters (Toronto) - Sohrab Merchant, sohrab@thecharacters.com
Echo Lake Management (LA) - Chelsea Benson, cbenson@echolakeentertainment.com

Shamim Sarif
  • YOU

    YOU

    Episodes: 403, 406

    Studio / Network: Warner Brothers

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Thriller

  • SkyMed

    SkyMed

    Episodes: 107, 108

    Link: IMDB

    Studio / Network: Paramount Plus, Netflix

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Drama, Romance

  • Diggstown

    Diggstown

    Episodes: 307

    Link: IMDB

    Studio / Network: CBC

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Drama

  • Murdoch Mysteries

    Murdoch Mysteries

    Episodes: 1314

    Link: IMDB

    Studio / Network: CBC

    Type: One-hour episodic (TV/SVOD)

    Genre: Mystery

  • Polarized

    Polarized

    Link: IMDB

    Studio / Network: Telefilm Canada, CMF, CBC

    Type: Indie Feature

    Genre: Drama

  • Despite the Falling Snow

    Despite the Falling Snow

    Link: IMDB

    Studio / Network: Altitude Distribution

    Type: Indie Feature

    Genre: Romance

  • The World Unseen

    The World Unseen

    Link: IMDB

    Type: Indie Feature

    Genre: Romance, Drama