Turkish Film Tech Entrepreneur and Rising Hollywood Producer Ali M. Aksu Joins ‘Afterward’ Film as Executive Producer

Exclusive: Turkish Film Tech Entrepreneur and Rising Hollywood Producer Ali Mahir Aksu Joins ‘Afterward’ Film as Executive Producer

Turkish Film Tech Entrepreneur and Rising Hollywood Producer Ali M. Aksu Joins ‘Afterward’ Film as Executive Producer

Credit: Ali M. Aksu

The entertainment industry in Hollywood, CA, is known to a mostly male and white community, but diversification with new, young, and innovative writers, actors, and producers are on the horizon.

Tech entrepreneur and rising Hollywood producer Ali Mahir Aksu has just joined American thriller drama film Afterward as executive producer alongside a budding cast featuring Aaron Eckhart, Terrence Howard, and George Lopez.

The film is written by Dito Montiel and follows a father’s struggling journey dealing with the passing of his daughter, which leads him on a quest for truth and justice against corruption and small-town politics.

Afterward was initially funded by Aksu’s crowdfunding tech platform designed for highly-vetted movie content.

“My tech entertainment platform FilmCapital.io helped fund the film’s initial budget. Our producer on duty, Pascal Borno, is a seasoned industry professional with an established track record in Hollywood. I’m excited to join this project and help it come alive,” Aksu tells GLAMOUR BUFF.

Credit: Ali M. Aksu

Filming for this new thriller drama movie begins soon. “I’m excited to be a part of the production team — The cast is phenomenal and the fact that it already has a distribution deal with Lionsgate makes me look forward to seeing a wide variety of audiences that will get to see it in theaters and on streaming platforms,” the producer, who lives in Los Angeles, added.

The film is inspired by a true story and has many moviegoers talking about it. He continues to share, “I’m proud to be a part of this movie as an executive producer. I love films and film making and the more projects I can partake in, the better.”

Aksu is a notable social media influencer, producer, angel investor, public speaker, and innovative tech entrepreneur, as noted by his IMDb page, Wikipedia, and Linkedin profiles.

Credit: Ali M. Aksu

He is the founder and CEO of FilmCapital.Io, a crowdfunding platform that enables and empowers budding and seasoned filmmakers alike.

As a Turkish-born citizen, who grew up in California most of his life, he has always had a passion for film and tech.

Aksu has studied film production as well as business and tech — He holds an MBA degree from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Economics, with a minor in Film & TV and Digital Media from UCLA.

In addition, he also holds executive-level degrees from MIT, Wharton, and Singularity University. Ali is also a young professional ambassador for United Nations Association SoCal.

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