Blake Casselman is a comic book writer, screenwriter, film producer, and teacher. He graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor's Degree in Film, and later earned an M.F.A. in Education. He is the co-writer/co-creator of the graphic novel, "Devil's Triangle" co-wrote and produced the short film "White Wings" directed by Richard Hatch ("Battlestar Galactica) and co-wrote the award-winning dark fantasy short film, "Kiss the Devil in the Dark" starring Doug Jones ("Star Trek: Discovery" "The Shape of Water"). Many of the short films he has written and/or produced have been screened in film festivals throughout the world. In 2012 he co-founded a film production company, Rare Legend Films, and co-wrote and produced the award-winning feature-length comedy, "Adopting Trouble." His short fiction has been published in a number of anthologies and he edited the sci-fi/fantasy anthology, "Heroic: Tales of the Extraordinary." Over the years he has taught screenwriting, film theory and story boarding classes, and has worked as the Director of Programming for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, one of the largest pop culture gatherings in North America.
Film (Comedy) Producer/Screenwriter Unable to have kids, Nick an ex-con and Maryann a hard core Christian, resort to the extreme to become parents. They kidnap a woman going in for an abortion and force her to have her baby for them.
Film (Horror) Producer Two filmmakers searching for the perfect documentary subject stumble across a story that even they don't want to believe.
Film (Drama) Producer/Screenwriter Sam and Eliza, two soul mates, struggle to find their way back to each other after being torn apart by fear of love and the hand of abuse. Eliza wants to be an actress on the silver screen and move far away from her physically abusive Husband. Sam Whitfield wants what ever Eliza wants but, most of all, her. Eliza will need to find the strength within to fight for who she is and spread her wings in hopes to show her children that Birds are meant to FLY.
Flight from Shadow
Film (Fantasy) Producer/Screenwriter The WHEEL OF TIME fan film, "Flight From Shadow" chronicles the events in the "Four Kings in Shadow" chapter from The Eye of the World, the first book of Robert Jordan's bestselling series.
Kiss the Devil in the Dark
(Fantasy and Horror) Screenwriter Marcus, a powerful sorcerer who is desperate to save his dying wife, makes a deal with the demon Dagon to save her soul. Dagon, however, has more in mind for Marcus than just a simple exchanging of souls. With seemingly no other choice, Marcus accepts, thus catapulting him into a series of events that will reveal to all involved the very meaning of betrayal.
Adopting Trouble: Best of Fest - Covellite International Film Festival
Adopting Trouble: Platinum Remi Award for Comedy - Worldfest Houston
University of Utah Film Division