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Kevin Hamedani

Film Juror-Student Short
co-writer/director ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction, Junk, In Her Place, The Saviors
Kevin Hamedani began his filmmaking career with the feature ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction. Produced by Academy Award nominee John Sinno (Iraq in Fragments) the film went on to receive critical acclaim showing in film festivals worldwide. ZMD was acquired by Lionsgate and premiered theatrically in January, 2010.

In 2013 Hamedani’s second feature, Junk won the Audience Award at the Austin Film Festival and stars Brett Davern (MTV’s Awkward), Jake Johnson (New Girl), and James Hong (Blade Runner) with music by OK GO.

In June of 2015, Hamedani won his second audience award for his short film In Her Place at the LA Film Festival. Co-written and produced by Max Borenstein (Godzilla, Minority Report) and starring Sheila Vand (A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night), the feature is currently in development.
In 2016, Hamedani was chosen as one of "25 Screenwriters to Watch" by Moviemaker Magazine and the Austin Film Festival. http://www.moviemaker.com/archives./summer2016/moviemaker-presents-austin-film-festivals-25-screenwriters-to-watch-2016/9/

Hamedani’s latest script, The Saviors, was selected on the 2017 Black List. Ben Stiller and his production company, RED HOUR is producing with Hamedani directing.
Finally, Hamedani is the producer/showrunner of a new television show currently produced by Brian McGreevy (AMC's The Son, Hemlock Grove).