In addition to being an actor, she has written and produced dozens of projects with her company, Lifeguard Productions, was an associate producer on the web series, Sudden Master, for OMNI TV, and both starred in and served as an associate producer in the feature film, Great Great Great, which just completed a theatrical release across North America. Her film work has screened on the international festival circuit, including TIFF, Locarno, the Austin Film Festival, the Atlantic Film Festival, Reel Asian Film Festival, the Women’s International Film Festival, the Reel World Film Festival, Garden State International Film Festival, Women’s Voices Now, and the Cleveland International Film Festival.
Presently, she is developing multiple television series, as well as writing a children’s graphic novel and soon to be animated television show. She has also been cast to star in the upcoming video game,Thirsty Suitors, with Outerloop Games and Annapurna/Sony Studies, which is the first fully South Asian led and created game and won the Best Game Award at the 2022 Tribeca Festival, due for release in June 2023.
Advocating for greater representation in the film and television industries is at the core of what inspires her as an artist. She is a co-founders of Women On Screen, a for-purpose organization set to promote a more dynamic representation of women in the entertainment industry. Since 2014, the core program for Women On Screen has been a six-week development incubator program for short form web series, namely pilot scripts, crafted by female-identifying screenwriters and featuring female-driven content. From 2014-2018, she was the co-chair of the Diversity Committee at Actra Toronto and continues to be a member of the Actra National Diversity Committee. In Los Angeles, she launched the Firecracker Department Script Department with Naomi Sniekus and hosted a quarterly script reading series, while also mentoring with University of Southern California. Of all the roles she holds, it is her most recent that drives her purpose as an artist, that of “JEDI Consultant” for the entertainment industry to her resume: Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
Farah is represented by GVA Talent for theatrical and managed by World Builder Entertainment.
Lifeguard Productions began in 2011 as a UK-based theatre ensemble creating inspiring and physically-driven devised work. Now based between Los Angeles and Toronto, Lifeguard Productions strives to integrate text, movement, sound and video in a way that engages audiences in artistic and social conversation. By working in a collaborative and highly intuitive way, Lifeguard Productions aims to create films that connect us to our past and lead us into the future.