TAZA MEDIA /
Taza Media is a Toronto-based boutique film production company, specializing in films for social impact. Dedicated to immersive, character-driven stories Taza Media reaches audiences with stories that engage, challenge and restore empathy. Taza Media’s projects have screened to international festival audiences, including HotDocs, Tribeca Film Festival, Sheffield DocFest, and DOC NYC. Projects have also streamed and broadcasted on networks including Netflix, Condé Nast, Amazon, CBC, and Rogers.
sherien barsoum /
Sherien Barsoum is a filmmaker and impact producer who is inspired by people and issues that are making the world a better place. Her first feature, ‘Colour Me’ (2011), is a bold exploration of black identity narratives. Most recently, Sherien produced ‘Babe, I Hate To Go’ - a 2018 CSA-nominated short film exploring the life of a Jamaican migrant worker. Sherien was the story consultant on the Oscar-shortlisted short ‘Frame 394’ - a provocative look at the police shooting death of Walter Scott and a co-producer of ‘House of Z’ - following celebrity designer Zac Posen, and the first feature film bought and distributed by Condé Nast and Netflix. When she’s not making and sharing films, Sherien has programmed for Reelworld - a social impact film festival in Toronto and serves as a mentor with the Documentary Organization of Canada.