SCREENWRITER CARL KNUTSON has written on two IMAX® films for SK Films: "Straight Up! - Helicopters in Action", and "Journey To Mecca". A former development executive with CBC TV, he is now an experienced TV writer, specializing in docu-drama series, such as: "Mayday", "Trapped", "Cold Blood", and "Masterminds."

As a writer/director, Carl has sold his last four, short films to CBC TV, and other broadcasters. His films: "Password", "Mothers, Fathers, and Other Strangers", and "Five Doors" all won Platinum Remi awards at WorldFest Houston.

As an experienced story editor specializing in dramatic feature films, he has specialized in working with writer/director filmmakers, including: Jim Allodi, Kris Lefcoe, Michael DeCarlo, Peter Lynch, and Henry Sarwer-Foner.


Ibn Battuta: Chems Eddine Zinoun
The Highwayman: Hassam Ghancy
Ibn Muzaffar: Nadim Sawalha
Hamza: Nabil Elouahabi


Director/Co-Screenwriter: Bruce Neibaur
Executive Producer: Jake Eberts
Producer: Jonathan Barker
Producer: Dominic Cunningham-Reid
Producer: Taran Davies
Co-Producer: Dima Alansari
Co-Producer: Dounia Benjelloun
Co-Producer: Al-Zain Al-Sabah
Screenwriter: Tahir Shah
Screenwriter: Carl Knutson
Supervising: Producer Diane Roberts
Supervising: Producer Tony Thatcher
Line Producer: Daniel Ferguson
Director Of Photography: Matthew Williams
Production Designer: Mike Fowlie
Art Director: Philip Murphy
Editor: Jean-Marie Drot
Costume Designer: Emma Bellocq
Location Director - Mecca: Abdul Latif Salazar
Director Of Photography - Mecca: Afshin Javadi
Director Of Photography - Mecca: Ghasem Ebrahimian
Director of Photography – Mecca: Rafey Mahmood