CEO/Executive Producer

Neishaw Ali

As a founding Partner, CEO, and Executive Producer of SPINVFX, Neishaw Ali, has been a prominent figure in the film and television industry for nearly 30 years. Neishaw’s innovative approach led to the creation of BRIO, a cloud & licensed subscription-based AR, VR, and 3D platform, which was acquired by Adobe in 2022. In recognition of her impact, The Hollywood Reporter named her one of the 'Most Powerful Women in Canadian Entertainment' in 2024.

Under Neishaw’s leadership, SpinVFX has produced an expansive body of work, including over 150 feature films and 40 television series. Highlights of her television career include the Emmy award-winning Game of Thrones (HBO), the Emmy-nominated The Umbrella Academy (Netflix), and The Boys (Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures). Her film credits feature the Academy Award-winning Spotlight (First Look), Escape Room: The Tournament of Champions (Columbia Pictures), Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Marvel Studios), Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania (Marvel Studios), Big George Foreman (Sony Pictures), and Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie (Nickelodeon and Netflix).

Neishaw is deeply committed to advancing the local film and television industry as Chair of the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) and the CFC Programming and Innovation Committee, while also serving on the Mayor's Economic Advisory Panel. She previously co-chaired the Toronto Film, Television & Digital Media Panel and currently sits on the board of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. On an international scale, Neishaw contributes to the Visual Effects Society (VES) Board of Directors and its committees, including the VES Health & Wellbeing, Career Enhancing, Women Who Lead VFX, Globalization Committee and the VES Education Committee, where she initiated a peer-to-peer mentoring program in 2021 positively impacting over 300 visual effects artists as of 2023.

She is also a founding Partner of sister company Jaxx Creative.

Role with the VES
Member of the Visual Effects Society Board of Directors

Member of the Visual Effects Society Health & Wellbeing

Member of the Visual Effects Society Education Committee

Member of the Career Enhancing Committee

Member of the Globalization Committee

Member of the Woman Who Lead VFX Committee