Nassim Abassi studied Filmmaking at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design in the UK. He has produced and directed several short films both in the UK and in Morocco, which were well-received at film festivals across the UK and beyond. His filmography includes the award-winning feature films The Winter Sun is a Lie, Story of My Wife, Without Limits and My Uncle. His first feature film as both a screenwriter and director is Majid, which enjoyed high critical acclaim in Morocco and took part in more than 30 film festivals around the world winning over 10 international awards since its release. Abassi’s latest feature film is Alia (2017).