Shortly after relocating to the Pacific Northwest, Nesib CB Shamah attended the Seattle Film Institute and fell in love with the process of film production and development. Years later, while leading the renovation of the historic Columbia City Theater music venue, CB produced and directed over 25 live music shoots, the music web series Destination Unknown and the Emmy-nominated documentary Welcome To Doe Bay. CB was a co-director on the dark comedy Worst Laid Plansproducer of the short films Haskell and Mehndi, as well as the 2017 SXSW feature Lane 1974.

In 2019, CB was awarded the Seattle Mayor's Award for Achievement in Film at the Seattle International Film Festival