Actor, producer, director, and writer Schezaad Ausman creates films that explore gender inequality, political issues, race relations, and identity issues. He dives thoroughly into deep complex social topics using his academic background to better understand the films he produces. He is a member of SAG-AFTRA and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Schezaad holds an Associates Degree in cinema production from Los Angeles City College and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently pursuing a Juris Doctor at Purdue University with an emphasis on entertainment law and intellectual property.