Ali Asgari is a prominent Iranian cinema figure with more than two hundred awards to his name. His debut feature film, Disappearance (2017), premiered at the Venice International Film Festival. Until Tomorrow (2022), his second feature, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival. Asgari is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Alireza Khatami is an award-winning Iranian-American filmmaker based in Canada. Born into the Indigenous Khamse tribe in Iran, he is influenced by the rich storytelling traditions of his heritage. His debut feature, Oblivion Verses (2017), had its premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, where it won three awards, including the Orizzonti Award for Best Screenplay and the FIPRESCI Prize. Terrestrial Verses is their first feature film together.