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Ali Mashayekhi

Ali Mashayekhi was the president of Landed Entertainments, a Canadian based film production company for the past 23 years. Ali has produced over 85 films around the world since 2003 including; Japan, Indonesia, USA, Netherlands and France, screening at over a 100 festivals and winning several high profile awards including Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film at Austin Film Festival in 2022. 

Ali is also the Executive Director of the Ethnically Diverse Artists (EDA) Foundation, a non-profit and charitable organization founded by Mena Massoud (Aladdin), which aims to inspire inclusivity and diversity in the arts. Additionally, Ali lectures at world famous Raindance Institute in London UK on independent filmmaking and financing directly under the tutelage of Elliot Grove, Founder of the British Independent Film Awards and Raindance Film Festival. 

Recently Ali finished a Stephen King short story adaptation based on Sherlock Holmes, The Last King, entirely in the Persian language and producing a Canadian crime-thriller with Mena Massoud (Aladdin). You can find Season 2 of  Evolving Vegan, a vegan travel food show various networks internationally and dramatic-horror feature film starring Cristo Fernandez (Ted Lasso), both Produced by Ali.