As it does for me. "
Abubakar Khan is a film and television producer. He is a co-founder of Diaspora Creative, a production company based in Vancouver, Canada. Since 2016, through Diaspora Creative, Abubakar and his team have excelled in creating strong story based content focused on people of colour/minorities and their untold stories.
In his earlier years, he worked extensively with the interfaith community of Canada by planning multiple citywide rallies, such as the Love Over Fear Rally against Islamophobia and the Love Over Fear Rally against Racial Discrimination.
This work, in turn led him to be a keynote speaker at the 2018 Parliament of World Religions in Toronto. He has worked on multiple political campaigns on the Federal and Provincial level, while also being a candidate for the Vancouver City council election of 2018.
He recently completed production management on a feature, "Mustache" (Dir. by Imran J. Khan), and was the head of Business Affairs for the feature "Queen of Bones." (Dir. by Robert Budreau). He relies heavily on his Muslim faith and Punjabi background to inform his work and has produced twelve short films and ten commercials. In addition, he is the former vice-chair of the Canadian Media Producers Association and is a recent graduate of the Canadian Film Centre Norman Jewison producers' Lab. He holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree in Business Management from Royal Roads University.