Mateen Manek is a filmmaker and writer based in Toronto. He studied communications at York University, and holds a certificate in teaching ESL. In his past, he has taught ESL, written poetry, and made short films for YouTube. In 2019, Mateen founded The Curious Society, a video production company. His work is very story-focused and intentional, and strives to create authentic and impactful films. He is passionate about capturing stories with themes of creativity, being human, and love (the latter through his wedding films). Outside of work, Mateen loves movies, coffee, and writing. Mainly the coffee, though.