About the team
Malik Vitthal (Co-writer, Director) Born and raised in Los Angeles, Malik Vitthal graduated from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. He co-wrote his feature directorial debut Imperial Dreams, which was developed at the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab and the Jerusalem International Film Lab. Imperial Dreams premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award: Best of NEXT <=>. Vitthal is developing his second film at the Torino Film Lab.
Ismet Prcic (Co-writer) was born in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina and immigrated to the United States in 1996. He holds an MFA in writing from the University of California, Irvine. Grove Atlantic Inc. published his debut novel Shards, which received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Prcic is a Sundance Screenwriting Lab and Jerusalem International Film Lab fellow for the film Imperial Dreams. Prcic is developing his second film at the Torino Film Lab.