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We are a next-generation trans-led film production company with a primary focus on creating and curating narratives that are brown, queer and women-led. Based in Mumbai (India), we are a small team of dedicated and bold creatives looking to the future of filmmaking, with cultural awareness and integrity, and above all, a love for the medium of film.

Founded in 2019, Star Hopper was born out of the need to create a film culture, a space, a new digital landscape for filmmakers, technicians and talent from South Asian LGBTQIA++ and underrepresented communities to thrive and flourish. Working at the intersection of film and culture, we care about how films affect culture and vice versa. We believe in the power and magic of storytelling and serve to tell inspiring and impact driven stories from a lens that has been historically marginalised; one that is unique, progressive and cross-cultural.

At Star Hopper, we care deeply about how films affect culture and vice versa. We are committed to using our platform to amplify the voices and stories of those who have been traditionally underrepresented in the film industry; for a more equitable and inclusive film culture for everyone.



culture | craft | authenticity

We are a small team of dedicated and bold creatives from diverse backgrounds with a shared love for the medium of storytelling.


Our team of creative professionals have over a decade of experience in creating content for brands and agencies, from documentaries to music videos and commercials. We are a new age company with a culture forward mindset and all inclusive, sensitized teams. We care about the impact we generate not only when films are distributed but also when they are getting made.

Our works have found home on platforms like Nowness Asia, Nowness, Directors Notes, Disney+Star, Disney+Hotstar. We have created Award winning works that have traveled over many film festivals, screenings and events around the world.

“Asawari was one of the Direction Jury for the esteemed D&AD Awards 2021 & 2022 (UK)." D&AD awards are the most prestigious benchmark for creative excellence in Design and Advertising. 


We specialise in creating and developing unique and impact driven stories that push the boundaries of storytelling and visual aesthetics. We love making documentaries, new media, narrative fiction, music videos, branded content, and experimental film works. We prioritize authenticity, quality writing and craft in all our work, whether it's documentaries, new media, narrative fiction, music videos, branded content, or experimental works.


With our finger on the pulse of changing global politics and technology, we collaborate with culture-forward labels, brands, agencies, clients, and various arts, culture, and social organizations both in and outside of India. We aim to work with partners who share our commitment to equitable authorship, authenticity, and cultural engagement.


We add value to every stage of the production process, from concept to delivery, and believe we can make every idea better, together.

Film Development

Creative Producing

Line Production for International Productions

Post Production & Animation

Film Based Workshops

DEI Workshops


Script Consultaion

Script Writing

Promotional Video Production

Inter-disciplinary Collaboration

Film Production




Producer's Gender & Diversity Sensitisation Toolkit

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STAR HOPPER believes in creating meaningful relationships with their partners, collaborators and audiences alike. If you have a brief or want to collaborate in any way, please write to us with collaboration ideas, pitches, and partnership opportunities at or a text works too.

We hire folks from across the world on freelance basis, so if you are a filmmaker, technician, talent or artist, please feel free to write to us with your resume, showreel, short bio, and line or two about why you'd like to work with us. BIPOC GSM, Queer, Trans, GNC, and Women filmmakers and artists are encouraged to apply.

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People ask us, why Star Hopper?


Well, we consider ourselves explorers hopping through the cosmos, dreaming up tomorrows, and searching for meaning, for the unknown, for anything new, really! More importantly, for us, space is inherently queer, countercultural, and the ultimate reminder that we don’t know much about anything. It goes beyond all human comprehension and cannot be confined to pre-existing notions. Knowing that we, perhaps, hold the power to rearrange and rewrite everything we know to build better futures lends a certain comfort and freedom.


Will we ever inhabit such a space?

We don’t know. But we can hope, and we can surely try. So that’s what we do.

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