Koji Steven Sakai

Koji Steven Sakai

www.kojistevensakai.com
Producer and Screenwriter

South Pasadena, California

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May 2014
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About Koji

Writer/Producer Koji Steven Sakai is the founder of Little Nalu Pictures LLC and the CEO of Chopso (www.Chopso.com), the first Asian English streaming video service. He has written five feature films that have been produced, including the indie hit, The People I’ve Slept With. He also produced three feature films, a one-hour comedy special on Starz, and Comedy InvAsian, a television series featuring the nation’s top Asian American comedians, that is currently streaming on Hulu.

Koji’s debut novel, Romeo & Juliet Vs. Zombies, was published in paperback in 2015 and in audiobook in 2016; his graphic novel, 442, was released online in 2017 and in print in 2019; his newest novel, Zombie Run, was recently released in print and ebook in May of 2019; and his newest graphic novel, Santa Vs. Zombies, will be released in the fall of 2019.

He is currently an adjunct professor in screenwriting and digital media arts at International Technological University in San Jose. He is also a screenwriting instructor at UCLA Extensions and was recently hired at the New York Film Academy in Burbank.

Credits

  • Comedy InvAsian

    Comedy InvAsian (2017)
    Television by Little Nalu Pictures LLC Producer Comedy InvAsian is both a live and filmed series featuring the nation’s top and most unique six Asian American comedians each performing a one-hour special.

  • Dwayne Perkins: Take Notes

    Dwayne Perkins: Take Notes (2015 - 2016)
    Television by 2Tone Media Group Producer In his debut special, Brooklyn comic Dwayne Perkins breaks down America’s place in the world, the difference between sports and activities and more.

  • #1 Serial Killer

    #1 Serial Killer (2012)
    Film by Killerchink.com Writer/Producer

  • Monster & Me

    Monster & Me (2012)
    Film by Magic Elevator Writer

  • The People I've Slept With

    The People I've Slept With (2011)
    Film by Maya Entertainment Writer/Producer

  • Haunted Highway

    Haunted Highway (2007)
    Film by Lions Gate DVD Co-Writer

Awards

  • Best Thriller, Burbank International Film Festival
    (2013)

  • Semi-Finalist, 2011 Eerie Horror Film Festival Screenplay Competition
    (2011)

  • Finalist, Holiday Screenplay Competition
    (2011)

  • Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival: Rainbow Award Winner
    (2010)

  • Honorable Mention/Finalist, Table Read My Screenplay
    (2010)

  • Quarterfinalist, Cynosure Screenwriting Award
    (2009)

  • Finalist, Asian American Independent Film Festival New York Screenplay Competition
    (2007)

  • New Visions Fellowship, Screenwriting Expo
    (2005)

Education

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