Salim Akil

Get to know Salim Akil.

As the other half of Akil Productions, Salim Akil was a mainstay director for GIRLFRIENDS and is currently an executive producer and lead director for THE GAME. He started as a staff writer for Showtime's award-winning series SOULFOOD and quickly worked his way up to executive producer. On the feature side he directed the feature films SPARKLE and JUMPING THE BROOM.

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