Asil Moussa is a writer, actor, and filmmaker. Asil graduated with a Bachelors in English Literature, Creative Writing, and Digital Journalism from the University of Windsor, and received a Certificate of Film Studies from Toronto Metropolitan University. Asil’s published multiple pieces and worked on numerous films, including The Tiger Hunter, which is now on Netflix, and The Quick and Dirty, which is on Amazon Prime. She’s also acted on the TV show, Mangoes: A Slice of Life, and most recently, the feature film Hysteria. The Riveter Magazine called Asil “the hijab-wearing actress you should know”.
Asil’s short film, The Card, screened at film festivals worldwide. Asil Moussa won the Windsor Endowment for the Arts Emerging Artists Grant, which said that Asil “tackles big issues with simplistic, impactful storytelling” and her film inspires reflections on “diversity, perception, and human interaction.” The film was broadcast on CBC’s TV show Absolutely Canadian , and praised as a semi-finalist for CBC’s TV competition show, Short Film Face Off.
Asil co-wrote the feature film script, Lost in the Pines, which was selected for MPAC’s screenwriting workshop with Wayfarer Entertainment, as well as the Muslim List on The Black List. Asil also wrote multiple episodes on the animated series, Time Hoppers, slated for a 2023 release.
Services Asil provides:
– voice over (both Arabic and English)
– consulting on Muslim representation