Mehdi is a criminologist-turned-screenwriter.
His work uses the insights from his own struggles to look into oppression and how fearful passivity allows regimes and criminality to continue.
Mehdi has had a colourful life and he has a unique voice because of his own experiences. Mehdi has first-hand knowledge of exposing transnational organized crime groups.
He is a published author, and studied Screenwriting.
He wants to explore a wide range of issues including gender, racism, terrorism, corruption, drug trafficking, and hate crime.
THE DISOBEDIENT COLONEL Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama A homophobic colonel flees Iran and seeks asylum in England, pretending to be gay. He must confront his past bigotry while trying to rescue his family.
A MODERN CYRUS Budget: $10M - $30M | Drama On the verge of inheriting his father's role as the genocidal dictator, a young man falls in love and struggles with his own conscience.