Asim Altokhais is the Co-Founder and General Manager of 3rd action, Inc., a specialized company in screenwriting and comics. Asim is an Award-winning screenwriter and a novelist, earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science in 2003 and a diploma from Vancouver Film School in 2011, majoring in writing for Film and TV.
He published several books by IUniverse, Kalemat, Alhudhud, and Culture Trends. In 2015 his graphic novel (Alaa: The Bounty Hunter) (Fantasy – age 9-12) won best children’s book at Kitabi 21 competition for the Children’s Book of the year by the Arab Thought Foundation.
His short film screenplay (open my eyes) was an official selection at the Robert Bosch Stiftung in 2013, and his short film screenplay (X-13) won best short film screenplay at the Canadian Feedback Festival in 2017, and the same screenplay has been an official selection for two festivals such as Underground Indie Film Festival and International feedback film & screenplay festival in 2017. (X-13) was Semi-finalist at the European Cinematography Awards in 2018.
In 2017, 3rd action Comics published their first comic book (The last exorcist™) in MFCC (Middle-East Film and Comic Con) which was a huge success, created and written by Asim Altokhais. Also, Asim has written and produced the short film titled (Meeting with the devil) in Vancouver, B.C, Canada and another short film in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia titled (Behind the Bentley glass), Plus writing several short scripts, feature scripts, and novels.
In 2018, Asim’s short film script (Intertwine) won first place for a short film screenplay in the Screenwriters’ Pitch competition held by the American Film Showcase, Nebras Films and the U.S embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.