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Ian Iqbal Rashid

About Ian Iqbal Rashid

Ian was born in Dar-es-Salaam, grew up in Toronto and now lives between London and Canada. He has led development rooms and created series for Sienna, CBC, Lionsgate, Showtime, and Mark Gordon Productions and trained as a showrunner on the CBC-BIPOC TV & Film Showrunner Catalyst course.

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In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • COMEDY U
    • Sphere Media, Toronto
    • Original pilot
    • LOVE IN THIRDS
    • Sienna Films, Toronto.
    • Original pilot
    • AFTERLIVES
    • Warp Films/ Razor Films
    • Literary Adaptation mini series

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • SORT OF (seasons 1 – 3)
    • HBO Max and CBC
    • Co-Executive Producer and Writer.

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • HOW SHE MOVE
    • Sienna Films, Toronto
    • a feature film directed by Ian, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and opened widely in the US to great reviews via Paramount Vantage and MTV
    • A TOUCH OF PINK
    • Martin Pope Productions and Sienna Films, Toronto
    • starring Jimi Mistry and Kyle McLachlan. Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and acquired by Sony Picture Classics for US and international distribution
    • STAG (short film)
    • BBC
    • for the series 8 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER which Ian wrote and directed
    • SURVIVING SABU (short film)
    • Funded by the Arts Council which Ian wrote and directed