Taza Media

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Taza Media is an independent film production company based in the creative hub of Toronto. 

Team Members

Sherien Barsoum - Filmmaker


Taza Media is an independent film production company based in the creative hub of Toronto. Dedicated to immersive, character-driven stories, Taza Media produces award-winning films that advance stories by and about underrepresented voices. We believe filmmaking is a powerful vehicle to engage, empower and restore empathy and use it to shift the vista on social justice issues - bringing them out of the margins and into the mainstream. Taza Media’s projects have screened to international audiences at festivals including HotDocs, Tribeca Film Festival, Sheffield DocFest, and DOC NYC and on platforms including Netflix, Condé Nast, Amazon, CBC, and Rogers.

Press, Awards & Achievements:


  • Ride for Promise
    • NorthWest Fest Award: Best Canadian Short, Canadian Sport Film Festival
  • Player Zero
    • Short of the Week, New Haven International Film
    • FestivalRae Imaginative Film Festival
  • Babe, I Hate To Go
    • HotDocs, Sheffield DocFest, DOC NYC, Short of the Week, Forest City Film Festival, Cabbagetown
    • Short Film Festival Award: Best Documentary, Nomination: CSA Best Short Documentary
  • House of Z
    • HotDocs, Tribeca Film Festival
  • Frame 394
    • Cleveland International Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, HotDocs, Sidewalk Film Festival, Rhode
    • Island Film Festival, IDFA, Charleston Int’l Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, St. Louis Int’l
    • Film Festival, Big Sky, Hot Springs Documentary, Shortlisted for an Academy Award
  • Colour Me
    • Atlantic Film Festival, Edmonton International Film Festival, Mexico International Film Festival
    • Award: Bronze Palm, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Montreal Black Film Festival