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Kevin Hamedani

Moderator; co-writer/director ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction, Junk

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 Lions Gate and premiered theatrically in January, 2010.

In 2013 Hamedani’s second feature, JUNK was acquired by Breaking Glass Pictures and received a limited theatrical release and is available on DVD/VOD. The film 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 is 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), starring Sheila Vand (A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT), IN HER PLACE is a show piece for the feature version entitled PRINCE ALI.