M. Asli Dukan is a producer, director and editor with over 20 years of professional experience in independent film and video production in the U.S. and around the world. She has screened her films at numerous festivals, including the BlackStar Film Festival in Philadelphia and T.O. Webfest in Toronto, Canada. She has been the recipient of various grants, awards and fellowships, including a 2020 Independence Public Media grant and a 2020 Sundance Institute Knight Alumni grant. In 2018, she completed season one of Resistance: the battle of philadelphia, a near-future web series about a community’s struggle against state surveillance and state violence. She is in post-production on Invisible Universe, a documentary about Black creators in speculative fiction. She is in development on the anthology horror film, Skin Folk, based on the book by Nalo Hopkinson. She holds an MFA from CUNY and currently resides and teaches in Philadelphia.