Shakil Jessa (he/they) is a queer Muslim writer, actor, and director from Vancouver, Canada specializing in writing coming-of-age Young Adult dramedy and teen ensemble shows. He enjoys telling stories from diverse perspectives that have been traditionally written out of media in the past. From joining the inaugural WarnerMedia Access Canada Writers’ Program, and recently completing his short-film directorial debut with the prestigious Crazy8s Film Society, and his new series E20-Supported series Bad Influence entering development, Shakil is a rising star in the Canadian entertainment industry.
CAST & CREDITS
Kora Vanderlip, Sinéad Grewcock
Moheb Jindran, Harnoor Gill