Filmmaker, Kevin Callies was born and raised in Oklahoma City and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BFA in Media Arts. The first feature that he produced and edited, THE A-LIST, was released the summer of 2015 domestically on DVD, VOD, and Netflix through Freestyle Digital Media. Post-production was completed at Skywalker Sound and Light Iron.
A feature script he wrote was a finalist in the 2015 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition. Out of 8,627 submissions, it was in the top .05% and is one of only five scripts in its category.
He has also written, produced, and directed four shorts films that have screened in over thirty-five film festivals worldwide, garnering fourteen nominations and three awards. His family short, THE MAN IN THE RED SUIT, received global distribution on iTunes and ShortsTV through SHORTS International.
Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Editor A troubled nun attempts to confront the haunts of her past by visiting a former flame in a distant city. Along the way she stops in a desolate river town to retrieve an item from a storage facility and finds herself trapped after hours in the partially renovated old building.
Film (Comedy and Drama) Producer, Editor, Post-Production Supervisor Eric Schultz, the most popular student at Lake O'Dell High School, is coerced by his guidance counselor, Sylvia Martin, into fulfilling a list of her high school fantasies in order for him to graduate.
Film (Comedy, Drama and Short) Editor, Storyboard Artist Meet the McGivens family on the day all their secrets come hilariously to light.
Film (Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy and 1 More) Screenwriter, Producer Earth and a planet inhabited by Monsters collide, when a scientist's experiment goes wrong.
The Man in the Red Suit
Film (Drama, Family and Short) Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor On the night before Christmas, a nine year-old boy is awakened by a noise, only to find the real Santa Claus putting presents under his tree.
Golf in the Kingdom
Film (Drama) Editorial department The year is 1956. American philosophy student Michael is traveling en route to India when he decides to stop at Links of Burningbush in Scotland for one last round of golf before giving up the game for good.
Keeper of the Myth
Film (Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi and Short) Director, Screenwriter, Producer. Editor Five Kids Camping in the Northern Rocky Mountains have an encounter with a Mythological Creature.
Film (Horror and Thriller) Production Assistant Soul's Midnight is a present day vampire horror based on a historic cult who delves into ancient rituals revolving around the legend of St. George. The Eve of St. George is upon them and they must find the perfect sacrifice, a child with an untainted ancestry to St George, to resurrect their ancient leader. Written by Megan Slemp
Through These Eyes
Film (Thriller and Short) Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor It was on a Halloween night after Steven and Mallory had left their friend's party, that the two found themselves in a situation that inevitably threw their lives a curve ball. Steven finds himself standing up for his girlfriend face to face against three guys. What comes out of it is a blind sided sucker punch that shatters his jaw. This was not a meaningless punch thrown by a costumed stranger. It was Mallory's ex-boyfriend James who committed the crime. Now with his jaw wired shut Steven is faced with the decision to press charges, or to take matters in his own hands. Although Mallory tries desperately to help Steven swallow his hunger for vengeance. It's Steven's friends Mark and Ben who eventually persuade him to look for James. The gates open after six weeks when Steven's wires are removed from his jaw. The situation becomes similar, there's one guy who finds himself face to face against three guys. Only this time, the roles between Steven and James are reversed. Steven gets his... Written by Kevin Callies
Film (Thriller and Short) Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Editor When Diane confronts her husband Nathan about having a child, he immediately puts up his defenses. What the couple didn't know, was Mother Nature was headed straight for them that day. Ultimately they are put into harms way when their home is hit by a tornado. Written by Kevin Callies
Finalist - Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Winner - Best Oklahoma Film - Trail Dance Film Festival
Winner - Best Student Drama - Bare Bones Film Festival
University of Oklahoma