Born in Iraqi Kurdistan, Shawkat Amin Korki and his family fled from military oppression and lived in exile in Iran for 25 years. Korki wrote,…
Russian writer/director/producer Alexey Fedorchenko has written scripts for internationally accalimed documentaries including the Venice Film Festival award-winning mockumentary First on the Moon. He most recently directed the international award-winning and APSA nominated Silent Souls (2010) and The Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari (2012).
Denis Osokin is a three-time APSA-nominated screenwriter and an award-winning author. His Silent Souls (2010) screenplay, adapted from his own novel, won Best Screenplay at Russia’s Nika Awards, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and the Mar Del Plata Film Festival. This is Osokin’s third feature film with Fedorchenko, having also written the screenplay for Celestial Wives of the Meadow Mari (2012).
Oleg Loyevsky is one of Russia’s leading theathre critics and Artistic Director of the Real Theatre Festival. Loyesvsky was a scrip supervisor on Silent Souls (2010) and Angels of Revolutions (2014) is his first feature screenwriting credit.
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