Yasser Souisri was born in Theniet el Had, Algeria, a region just south of the capital Algiers. He left his native country at the age of fourteen and spent the rest of his youth in the United States.
In 2010, Yasser attended Wright State University's BFA film program in Dayton, Ohio. During college, he focused his studies on cinematography and documentaries.
At the present, he is based in Algeria and the United States working as a documentary photographer and a DP