Qais Pasha is a documentary filmmaker.
He grew up in Pakistan and immigrated to Ontario as a teenager. He is a graduate of Carleton and Toronto Metropolitan Universities. He is currently employed at The Creative School for Toronto Metropolitan University.
He was one of 12 filmmakers selected for the CBC diverse creators workshop in 2016, received the Corus diverse voices scholarship at Hotdocs 2017 and was one of the E20 chosen for ReelWorld film festival 2017. He received Ontario Arts Council funding to complete his first feature film in 2018 and won the DOC institute breakthrough award in 2019.
His first feature length film, Exegesis Lovecraft was released in 2021. It won best documentary at the New York Science Fiction Film Festival and also played the Reel World in Toronto, FilmQuest in the US and Macabro in Mexico.
He moved to Hamilton, Ontario in 2023.