• Hello Cool WorldMedia

    We help our clients shape their stories. Now it's time to share ours.

Old-fashioned and new-fangled storytelling

Work With Us

We do it all with you in mind!

Hello Cool World Media is an award-winning full service creative & digital agency that works internationally in the areas of health and wellness, harm reduction and social justice.


We make meaningful materials beautiful.

  • Videography
  • Photography
  • Graphic design & illustration
  • Transmedia & content creation
  • Branding
  • Websites

Capacity Building

We work with people to have an impact.

  • Digital storytelling & media
  • Art for social change
  • Culturally relevant health & wellness campaigns
  • Connecting documentaries & social causes
  • Solidarity with indigenous movements
  • Non-profit engagement & fundraising

Monitoring & Evaluation

Share and grow our success stories.

  • Community collaboration
  • Research as promotion
  • Data gathering and metrics
  • Epidemiological evaluation
  • Analysis and creative reporting
  • Information visualization

"I've worked with many social and development sector communications agencies over the years in my various roles at CNN, WHO and other organizations, but Hello Cool World is easily one of the very best anywhere in the world."

Roy Wadia, Regional Communications Adviser, UNFPA Asia and the Pacific

Designed to make a difference


It's all for the best

Our work is never just a job. Every project sustains our long-term vision for social transformation.

"The team at HCW are remarkable at taking a few scattered ideas and creating beautiful, user-friendly websites and videos. Their creativity and commitment to clients never ceases to amaze me."

Jane A. Buxton MBBS, MHSc, FRCPC - Physician Epidemiologist, Harm Reduction Lead, BCCDC

Loaded with expertise

Meet Our Team

bursting with energy

Our talented designers, consultants and associates will be at your service. We hand pick every team to bring the best and freshest blend of "secret sauce" to your project

Jada-Gabrielle Pape

First Nations Cultural Safety and Creative Director

Katherine Dodds

Founder & Director

Sandy Haksi

Director of Online Content & Strategy


HCW Associate - Communicable Disease Nurse Specialist-HIV/HCV

Terry Sunderland

Senior Graphic Designer & Illustrator

D'Arcy Hamilton

Director of Photography


Documentary Sound Guy

John Sawa

Sound Designer

Kelli Clifton

First Nations Artist, Bilingual Production Assistant


Director of Photograhy

Thea Bear Belanger

Outreach & Online Engagement

David Ng

Consultant: Gender Justice Lead

Jen Sungshine


Jolene Andrew

Wet'suwet'en & Gitxsan Nations, HCW Associate

Alicia Ericson

Youth Co-Director

Duane Grant, c’ee’hixid

Haisla from Kitamaat Village. HCW Consultant, Arts & Media Projects

Mike Jacko

Odawa Nation/Mexican HCW Media Intern, Youth Program Coordinator, VACPC

Maggie Wang

User Experience Expert, Interactive Design

Atef Abdelkefi

Web Developer

Bella Sie

Media Communications Consultant

Melissa James

Interactive Producer

Christopher Tait

Gitxan Nation, Indigenous Youth Advisor, Photo Assistant

Mark Achbar


Dr. Maureen Mayhew

Consultant, Research Lead

Nancy Bleck


Louvens Remy

Director, DOP, Editor

Colette Gunson

Communications Consultant

Kira Tozer

Voice Actor & Health Promoter

Dawn Brett

The Story Department Inc., Video Production

Scott Nelson

Consultant, Drupal Expert

"What impressed me most about the Hello Cool World team was their comprehensive & all-inclusive approach to everything they do."

Ian Roe - Content Strategist, BCCDC

We partner with our clients

Clients & Cohorts

We collaborate for change

We work for and with individuals, organizations and companies who share our vision.

Be part of our story...

Blog With Us

...and we'll be part of of your story!

We love to create and share in our collaborative success stories.

  1. Hello Cool World will be discussing how to #DecolonizeYourDay

  2. BC Society of Transition Houses Launches Multi-language Campaign

  3. This annual worldwide event promotes the integration of the arts into a wide variety of healthcare and community settings.

  4. New kinship and foster caregiver campaign features the inspiring true stories of BC families

  5. We have some exciting new harm reduction materials to show off developed for Toward the Heart

  6. What does it take to become a leader in diversity and inclusion? Our own David Ng was awarded The Diversity and Inclusion Award from the City of Vancouver.

Be part of the story

Say Hello!

Contact us

We are based in Vancouver, BC, in unceded Coast Salish Territory. We also have a desk at the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto. And of course we are 'virtually' everywhere via the world wide web! Office Line +1 604 251 5567 Info@HelloCoolWorld.com

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