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, Comedy InvAsian, a television series featuring the nation’s top Asian American comedians; and Brash Girls Club, a limited comedy series, which premiered on Tubi TV in the summer of 2019. Most recently, he wrote and produced a feature film, Last Girl, which is currently in post-production.
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 winter of 2019.
In addition to his writing, he produces and co-hosts two podcasts; Slanted View, with Quentin Lee; and Best OR Worst Podcast with M. Martin Mapoma.
He is currently a screenwriting instructor at UCLA Extensions and at the New York Film Academy in Burbank.
This week host Koji Steven Sakai is joined by his friend and writing partner, Scott A Lopez, a teacher, writer, and filmmaker. Together, they give advice about how to be successful in school from the point of view of a teacher. Enjoy!
This week hosts Koji Steven Sakai and M. Martin Mapoma did something different. They invited filmmaker Hisonni Johnson to zoom to discuss his newest film, Take Out Film. They asked him the best or worst moment of making the movie.
This week Koji Steven Sakai is by himself (M. Martin Mapoma) was having some technical difficulties. This week they brought on Koji’s friend and filmmaker Arsal Asal to discuss her best or worst Covid-19 moments so far… they involve cats!
This week Hosts Koji Steven Sakai, Quentin Lee, and Jennifer Field review and discuss one of the most controversial horror movies of all time A Serbian Movie. Check out this VERY interesting conversation.