Project Description

Film Commissioner & Director of Entertainment Industries at City of Toronto – ‎City of Toronto

Zaib Shaikh is known for his work on Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007), Midnight’s Children (2012) and Hello Faye (2007). In 2014, he was named to the new post of Film Commissioner and Director of Entertainment Industries for the City of Toronto. It’s a job whose previous focus was limited to film and television production, but has now been expanded to include the fields of music and multimedia, with part of the mandate being to solicit and generate interest in the Toronto scene around the world.

Mr. Shaikh possesses a Bachelor of Arts (B.A), Theatre, Acting and English for the University of Toronto and a Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Directing for the University of British Columbia.