"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 a prolific writer and director hailing from Oklahoma. His often darkly humorous stories vividly explore the underside of human nature within society, and have won numerous awards worldwide. His most recent screenplays include: #1 Amazon best-seller, "Thank You, Amelia Earhart;" "Transgressions;" and "Angel City."
  • Writer (5 Credits)
    Angel City
    Screenplay
    Lord Finn
    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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