Two-time Emmy Winner
Five-time Nominee






Our Work




Our Services


We are a full-service video production company experienced in creating video content for digital platforms and broadcast television. Led by Laila Kazmi, a former Senior Producer at Seattle's PBS television station, we work with an award-winning team of producers, cinematographers and editors. We can manage your video projects from concept development to production, editing, and final delivery.

We specialize in documentary shorts, brand storytelling, broadcast specials, interstitials, promos, and digital series development and production.


Steve Barsotti has over twenty-years of experience in audio production. We provide audio mixing and sweetening services for feature length films, short films, commercial projects, and podcasts.


Laila has conducted numerous interviews and hosted public events. She enjoys conducting thoughtful conversations on art, heritage, science, innovation, and film. Laila has interviewed Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist and judge Shirin Ebadi; American Experience Executive Producer Mark Samels; Oscar-winning director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, and many more.


We love teaching and sharing our knowledge. We can create custom workshops and courses for your company or organization on: Concepts in Audio Production; Web Development with HTML/CSS/jQuery; Managing and Customizing Your WordPress Website.




About Us

Kazbar Media provides full service video production, audio post production, and event hosting and moderating services. We produce and collaborate on commercial, non-profit, independent film, and television projects. Take a look above at the services we offer ^.

Laila Kazmi is a two-time Emmy® Award-winning producer and director and a five-time nominee. Her documentary shorts have aired on PBS television stations in Seattle (KCTS 9) and San Diego (KPBS), Seattle Channel, streamed on PBS NewsHour, and screened at Portland International Film Festival, Seattle Latino Film Festival, Seattle Arab Festival, and Women in Film & Television International Showcase. Her articles have been published on PBS NewsHour,, Crosscut, and Paksitan's daily Dawn.

Laila has managed video production projects from pitch/ideation to delivery and publishing. At KCTS, Laila was the series producer for Reel NW, independent film series for broadcast and Borders and Heritage, digital and broadcast series. In addition to filmmaking, she is well versed in Web development with HTML, CSS, and jQuery and is specially interested in interactive storytelling projects. She has curated VR/360 programs. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Docmentary Association. Laila has a Master of Communication from the University of Washington. She has lived in Karachi, Bahrain, Chicago, and Seattle.

Watch and read Laila's stories on PBS NewsHour.

Watch and read Laila's stories on KCTS 9 Television.

View Laila's full portfolio.

Steve Barsotti is a sound artist, educator, and audio post production editor who has mixed audio for award-winning films and video projects. He performs as part of the Seattle Phonographers Union, a collective that improvises with unprocessed field recordings in unique settings and has produced several records with them. He also has several CD releases as a solo artist and in collaboration with other artists, and has been featured in The Seattle Times.

He is currently a faculty member at Shoreline Community College where he teaches Audio Production in the Music Technology Department. Steve holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Learn more about Steve's work.

Read The Seattle Times article on audio art, featuring Steve.



Contact Us

We'd love to work with you on your video and audio projects. We offer free one hour consultation to assess needs and project scope either by phone or in an in-person meeting.

We are based in Seattle but work in Seattle, Sacramento, and San Diego areas.

For Video Production, consultation, workshops, or to book Laila to host an event contact:
Laila Kazmi at

For Audio Post Production projects and audio production workshops contact:
Steve Barsotti at



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