Tobi Abdul

Tobi Abdul (she/they) is a Nigeria-born, Halton suburbs-raised, and Toronto-based producer working in documentary, factual television, music videos and commercial production. They are most passionate about chasing heartwarming stories, casting charasmatic people, and amplifying seldom-heard voices that have rich, diverse histories, presents, and futures. As a Black, androgynous, gay woman, Tobi is dedicated to uplifting other 2SLGBTQ+ BIPOC folks both in life and work. They’re not just looking for a seat, they want to build a whole new table.

Most recently, Tobi was the casting and associate producer for re:Presenting (*working title), a documentary series by Vice Studios about trans and non-binary folks featuring an entirely BIPOC cast. In the past year, she worked as a Talent Coordinator on season one of Canada’s Drag Race and has also produced short-form projects like the Adidas – “Change is a Team Sport” campaign and the “Bubbly” music video from OVO’s Roy Woods. In her “spare time,” Tobi freelances as a culture writer and has bylines on Indiewire, Xtra, Highsnobiety and HuffingtonPost among others.

Project Title: What Night Taught them

 

 

Tobi Abdul (she/they) is a Nigeria-born, Halton suburbs-raised, and Toronto-based producer working in documentary, factual television, music videos and commercial production. They are most passionate about chasing heartwarming stories, casting charasmatic people, and amplifying seldom-heard voices that have rich, diverse histories, presents, and futures. As a Black, androgynous, gay woman, Tobi is dedicated to uplifting other 2SLGBTQ+ BIPOC folks both in life and work. They’re not just looking for a seat, they want to build a whole new table.

Most recently, Tobi was the casting and associate producer for re:Presenting (*working title), a documentary series by Vice Studios about trans and non-binary folks featuring an entirely BIPOC cast. In the past year, she worked as a Talent Coordinator on season one of Canada’s Drag Race and has also produced short-form projects like the Adidas – “Change is a Team Sport” campaign and the “Bubbly” music video from OVO’s Roy Woods. In her “spare time,” Tobi freelances as a culture writer and has bylines on Indiewire, Xtra, Highsnobiety and HuffingtonPost among others.