"Unless you yourself are an experienced writer with a gift for dialogue, a gift for deciphering human motivation, and a talent for descriptive scene-setting, trust your writer. That is a god-given gift and is extremely rare." - Francis Ford Coppola
Al Mertens is an artist hailing from Oklahoma, most well-known for his screenplays and film directing and producing. His often darkly humorous movies vividly explore the underside of human nature within society, and have won numerous awards worldwide. His #1 Amazon best-selling screenplays include: "Transgressions;" "Angel City;" and "Thank You, Amelia Earhart," the movie for which is nearing the end of post-production.
  • Writer (6 Credits)
    Angel City
    Screenplay
    Lord Finn
    Screenplay
    Thank You, Amelia Earhart
    Screenplay
    Thank You, Amelia Earhart
    Screenplay
    Transgressions
    Screenplay
    In This Golden Cage I Must Live2015
    Short
  • Director (1 Credit)
    In This Golden Cage I Must Live2015
    Short
College
Oklahoma City University
B.S.B. in Business Finance
19891993
High School
Mount Saint Mary H.S.
19831986
Birth Date
April 20
Birth City
Oklahoma City
Current City
Oklahoma City
Hometown
Oklahoma City
Gender
Male
"Unless you yourself are an experienced writer with a gift for dialogue, a gift for deciphering human motivation, and a talent for descriptive scene-setting, trust your writer. That is a god-given gift and is extremely rare." - Francis Ford Coppola
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