Mahshid Hadi graduated from the drama and fine arts school of Iran. She started her acting journey in theatre, on stages across Iran and Turkey. In late 2018, she moved to Canada and transitioned to the film industry, working as an assistant director in several productions including: "Italove", "Will and the Wall", "Corona", "Mad Santa" and "Naaz Hai TV series pilot". She is currently working as an associate producer and technician at CBC/Radio-Canada. She is a member of MENA film festival organizing committee, and BIFF programming team.