Oroosh Sheikh is the Executive Producer for the forthcoming Noor Kids animated series project. Oroosh is a serial entrepreneur and has successfully launched various businesses over the past 15 years including an audio-visual production company, a media agency, a restaurant and is one of the founding partners of Halal Food Fest TO, the largest food event in North America dedicated to the halal consumer.
His background in arts and film stretches back to 2008 where he partnered with Unity Productions Foundation (UPF) to help raise funds to produce their award-winning documentaries which have been featured on PBS. Following the release of the films, Oroosh helped launch the Canadian premieres for each of the films, including Allah Made Me Funny: The Movie, Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think, Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World, and Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story.
For the Noor Kids animated series, Oroosh has the overall responsibility for the animation production. He manages all the various departments and ensures the project is delivered on time, within budget, and to the best creative brief. In simpler terms, he is responsible for making sure the animated series comes to life.
Oroosh is based out of Toronto, Canada where he lives with his wife and two sons, both whom are avid Noor Kids fans and read one story each night before bed.