Ali Naqvi was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and raised in the Southmost part of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley. After Graduating from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with a degree in Communications, Ali was Videographer for The Monitor in McAllen, Texas covering Breaking News and Live events as well as helping film local HotSpots advertisement videos for local restaurants and bars. Ali moved to Los Angeles in 2011 and started grinding away at making his mark in the film industry.
Ali Produced several short films in 2011 while still making time to work on multiple feature films as a Coordinator and Production Assistant. In his downtime, along with his several roommates at The House on South Bronson, they created an eponymous webseries and kept themselves busy in between freelancing jobs. Their premiere Episode "The Audition" was featured on Tosh.0 and multiple other episodes were featured on Funny or Die.
In 2012 and 2013 Ali landed some larger projects such as Disney's Lone Ranger and CBS' Extant. He collaborated with Jim O'Heir, Daniel Beals, and Zak White on several projects. He also reached out to one of his favorite lead singers, Shawn Harris of the Matches, and offered his music video services. Ali has since directed 3 projects for 3 of Shawn's several musical endevours, The Matches, Fortress Social Club, and St. Ranger. Shawn also put him in touch with Tim de Vil with whom he put together an Epic of sorts featuring 5 songs from Tim's debut album.
In 2014, Ali landed a job as an Office Production Assistant on HBO's Westworld. Since joining the team, Ali has been a Writer's Production Assistant, a Visual Effects PA as well seeing through all aspects of Season One. Ali is currently working as a Producing Director's Assistant on Season Three shadowing Executive Producer/Director Richard J. Lewis.