We change how you see the world by changing how you see yourself.


That's why we use filmlive events and the internet to drive social action and engage diverse audiences with entertainingimpactful, and culturally relevant content at the intersection of local context and global culture.

Whether it's a romantic comedy set in the Canadian suburbsshort-form health tips for South Asian seniors, or helping a company like Ellebox reduce the stigma around women's health, we're dedicated to using film and brand development to build happy solutions for serious problems.

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Dunya helps close the knowledge gap between humans and their health care by creating medically reliableentertaining, and culturally relevant content across TV, film, and the Internet.

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With a deep understanding of underserved demographicsengaging storytelling, and cutting-edge distribution, Dunya reaches nearly two million people every year, including over 60% of Canadian South Asians

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We craft unforgettable offline experiences in an increasingly online world, connecting niche audiences with their stories and selves to transform how they see the world and their place in it.


Founded in 2016, Dunya is steeped in story, driven by research and focused on impact. With over a decade of experience in film, digital strategy, and health sciences, we bring our experience crafting culturally relevant content to create projects that stand out.


Kashif Pasta
Creative Director

A filmmaker from birth, Kashif uses his communications, digital strategy and storytelling experience to craft compelling narratives that help raise more voices in global conversations. Also obsessed with public policy, architecture, and the world of consumer packaged goods retail, which comes in handy more than you'd think.

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Shyam Valera
Producer, Lead Scientist

The Bill Nye of South Asian health care. With a background in population health and film producing, Shyam is all about creating culturally relevant content that is easy-to-understand without being dumbed down.

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