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Ali Selim was born in Minneapolis and attended St. Thomas College in St. Paul. After working briefly in feature film production, he won an assignment from his alma mater to direct a recruiting film for which he earned an award at the New York Film Festival. From there, Selim entered the commercial industry, first as a producer, and then as a ... See full bio »

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Sweet Land Director
Secret Invasion Director


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 2022 61st Street (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Over the Wall (2022)
 2020 Condor (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- A Former KGB Man (2020)
 2020 Manhunt (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Eric (2020)
- Join or Die (2020)
 2018 The Looming Tower (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Y2K (2018)
- Mercury (2018)
 2017 Hand of God (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I See That Now (2017)
 2014 Gracepoint (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2014)
 2011 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Today I Do (2011)
 2010 In Treatment (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Sunil: Week Five (2010)
 2005 Sweet Land
 1996 Emperor of the Air (Short) (as Ali Mohamed Selim)
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Ali Mohamed Selim

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There are things that should be shot digitally. It's like, when do you use a pencil and when do you use an oil brush? It's a decision you make based on the final outcome. It's not "Is digital as good as film?" It just feels different.

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