— THE CREW —

ASIM ALTOKHAIS

SCREENWRITER/PRODUCER

 

An award-winning screenwriter, and a novelist. Graduated from Vancouver Film School in 2011, majoring in writing for Film and TV, he also added MA Writing for Script and Screen from Falmouth University, United Kingdom. He published 8 books by Disney, Dark Horse, IUniverse, 3rd action Comics, Kalemat, Alhudhud, and Culture Trends.

Asim is a column writer at MakkahNewspaper, his articles focus on expanding the culture of cinema and movie critic for local and international movies. Every Wednesday. Chosen as a main speaker in TEDx Riyadh, CYM Forum, MENA Cinema Forum, BroadcastPro Awards, DICM Conference, and others. So as chosen to be a judge and trainer in several competitions, events, and International workshops, such as the Sharjah Film Platform, U.S Embassy Riyadh, MENA Cinema Forum.

Asim worked as a Co-producer/Translator for the full documentary film Earth Medicine (2014) and being chosen among 25 international writers to write a comics collection for Disney (Storied Places a comics collection) as the only Middle Eastern writer who wrote for Disney. Asim is considered the only Saudi writer to win the Arab Thought Foundation prize – Kitabi 21 – for his comic book ‘Alaa: The bounty hunter’.

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.

His scripts and cinematic works are chosen to the finalists in different film festivals and competitions, as he went to win several prizes such as 1st Place in the screenwriters’ Pitch Award, Best Short Film Script at Canadian Feedback Film Festival, and the best short film at Canada Shorts Film Festival where his short Meeting With The Devil™  is screened twice at London City Film Festival and Tuke Cinema Room of the Regents University.

Awards

  • GOLD AWARD: Meeting With The Devil™ (Best Supporting Actor), Independent Shorts Awards, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.
  • SILVER AWARD: Meeting With The Devil™ (Best Action Short), Independent Shorts Awards, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Honorable Mentions: Meeting With The Devil™ (Best Visual FX), Independent Shorts Awards, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.
  • AWARD WINNER, Canada Shorts Film Festival, Canada.
  • 1st PLACE AWARD WINNER, Screenwriters’ Pitch Awards’ 18.
  • AWARD WINNER (Best Visual FX), Screen Power Film Festival, London, United Kingdom.
  • AWARD WINNER (Best Action Short), Prague International Monthly Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Best Student Short Film Award at Vancouver Film School, Canada.
  • KITABI 21 Award, Arab Thought Foundation (Children Literature).
  • AWARD WINNER, Canadian Feedback Film Festival, Montreal, Canada.
  • AWARD WINNER: A WEEK BETWEEN US, Košice International Monthly Film Festival, Košice, Slovakia.
  • FINALIST: A WEEK BETWEEN US, Paris Play Film Festival, Paris, France.
  • FINALIST: Meeting With The Devil™, Košice International Monthly Film Festival, Košice, Slovakia.
  • FINALIST Meeting With The Devil™, Košice International Monthly Film Festival, Košice, Slovakia
  • FINALIST, Holywood Gold Awards, Hollywood, Los Angeles, United States.
  • FINALIST, Florence Film Awards, Florence, Italy.

Official Selection

  • The Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Underground Indie Film Festival – Horror Cult and Sci-Fi  Fantasy, Florida, USA.
  • International Feedback Film & Screenplay Festival, Europe.
  • The European Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • London City Film Awards, London, United Kingdom.
  • Saudi Film Festival, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
  • London International Motion Picture Awards (L.I.M.P.A.), London, United Kingdom.
  • Dumbo Film Festival, New York، the United States.
  • Rome Independent PRISMA Awards, Rome, Italy.
  • Andromeda Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Golden Wheat Awards, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Golden Short Film Festival, Hollywood, Los Angeles, United States.
  • Vegas Movie Awards, Las Vegas, United States.

THEO G. KIM

DIRECTOR

 

ANDY HODGSON

CO-PRODUCER/DOP

 

JON SILVERBERG

CO-PRODUCER/EDITOR

 

JON SILVERBERG

COMPOSER

 

— THE CAST —

MATT HAMILTON

JOHN SMITH

 

CHRISTIAN SLOAN

SATAN

 

CRYSTAL LOWE

SATAN’S DAUGHTER / SYNN

 

TREVOR KOOT

GABRIEL

 

MEETING WITH THE DEVIL
A short film produced by 3rd action films, a division of 3rd action, Inc.

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