Ali is a documentary filmmaker and photographer who recently relocated to the Seattle area. Before starting her west coast chapter, Ali was living and working on the east coast in both NYC and New Hampshire for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his teams on a variety of projects. Most recently, she worked as the Assistant Producer and Assistant Editor on Ken's two hour film on the history of the Mayo Clinic, airing nationally on PBS fall of 2018. Before that, she was part of the archival research team for his emmy nominated, 6 hour series Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies on the history of cancer research. Ali is currently working on the post production team for several documentary shows for network, such as Netflix and BYU, Produced by Nomadica Films. Ali's work has taken her into surgical amphitheaters documenting open heart surgeries, photographing alpaca farms in rural Maine, to meeting and photographing the Dalai Lama during a private interview session, to digging through archive houses full of history's most cherished mementos. Ali is available for producing, editing and shooting video and photography projects.

Documentary film editing, Documentary photography, archival producing for documentaries, field producing for documentaries, fine art photography, post production for documentaries

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Honestly, I have other interests but it always comes back to the documentary field as my profession. Its always been my vocation and I don't see myself ever allowing that to change.

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