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Twenty-five hundred years ago, Cyrus the Great, a leader of wisdom and virtue and enduring influence, created the Persian Empire, conquered Babylon, freed the Jews from captivity, formulated mankind’s first human rights charter, ruled over those he conquered with respect and benevolence, and changed the course of world history. A fast-paced drama of the life of Cyrus the Great that begins when he is kidnapped at birth because of prophecy, and left to die in the wilderness. The beginnings of a heroic warrior destined to become the founder of an empire that would stretch from Africa and Egypt to India. In the tradition of films like Braveheart, Gladiator, Ben-Hur, and the Ten Commandments, Cyrus the Great is an epic retelling of one of the most extraordinary men who ever lived.

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Cyrus the Great Production Company is in pre-production of the motion picture Cyrus. A historical epic movie about the life and legacy of the Cyrus the Great. Until recently, most people could not easily invest in motion pictures. Only high net worth individuals (less than 3% of the population) have these opportunities readily available to them. If you wanted to help make a movie, your only choice was crowed funding like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, but you were not allowed to share in any profits the movie might have.

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Cyrus the great - Cannes Festival 2018

We are back from Cannes film festival!

We exhibited at Cannes Film Festival at Cannes France from May 9, 2018 to May 14, 2018. Cannes...
Cyrus the great painting presented to City Hall Los angeles

A Valuable Present to Los Angeles City Hall

Our Team presented a painting by Davood Roostaei about the Influence of Cyrus Vision to the Mayor...
Cyrus on the In Hollywood magazine cover

On the cover of In Hollywood Magazine

Cyrus The Motion Picture is on the cover of Hollywood In Magazine for the May 2018 edition with...

Cyrus the Motion Picture at Cannes Film Festival – Cannes, France

We are very pleased to announce that Cyrus The Great Production Company will be exhibiting and...

The Influence of Cyrus the Great vision on US Constitution

The Founding fathers of the United States, especially Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin...

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Why A Historical Epic Movie

Definition: Epics-Historical Films often take a historical or imagined event, mythic, legendary, or heroic figure, and add an extravagant setting and lavish costumes, accompanied by grandeur and spectacle and a sweeping musical score.

Epic: Rise of a Genre

The epic film is back. The Economist talks to Andrew Elliott, a senior lecturer at the University of Lincoln and the author of a book on the topic.

The epic film is back. Recently, “300: Rise Of An Empire” and Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” have been released, and “Hercules”, starring Dwayne Johnson, and Ridley Scott’s “Exodus”, featuring Christian Bale as Moses. With Paul W.S. Anderson’s “Pompeii” erupting in British cinemas, it seems that Hollywood is once again obsessed by spectacular reconstructions of the ancient or mythical past, where muscle-bound men perform heroic deeds while wearing loincloths and sandals.

Edinburgh University Press has just published a book on the subject, “The Return of The Epic Film: Genre, Aesthetics and History in the 21st Century”. Before the use of computer generated graphics to take audiences back to ancient worlds, Hollywood would build massive sets and employ a literal cast of thousands. Fearful of the new medium of television, studios staged these spectacular films to draw audiences to theaters. It worked for a time, but by the 1990s these epics proved too costly to make and be profitable.

Today, with new technologies such as special effects and computer-generated animation, historical epic movies can be made cost effective. Exodus: Gods and Kings is a 2014 adventure, history movie directed by Ridley Scott. The film stars Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul and has an estimated budget of $140 million. The film released in theaters and grossed over $268 million worldwide (stats).

Plot: The defiant leader Moses revolts against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

List of Some Epic Historical Movies

Ben-Hur (2016)

Ben-Hur is a drama, history movie directed by Timur Bekmambetov. The film stars Jack Huston, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer, Pilou Asbaek and has an estimated budget of $100 million. The film released in theaters and grossed over $94 million worldwide (stats).

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Exodus is an adventure, history movie directed by Ridley Scott. The film stars Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul and has an estimated budget of $140 million. The film released in theaters and grossed over $268 million worldwide (stats).
Plot: The defiant leader Moses revolts against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Pompeii (2014) 

Pompeii is an action, history movie directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. The film stars Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and has an estimated budget of $100 million. The film released in theaters and grossed over $118 million worldwide.

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

While King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans have their date with destiny at Thermopylae, another battle against the Persians is brewing, this time at sea. Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton), a Greek general, sees the threat posed by the God-King Xerxes of Persia. He knows that he must unite all of Greece if he is to stand any chance of repelling the Persian invasion. Even if he accomplishes his mission, Themistocles must still face Artemisia (Eva Green), the leader of the Persian armada.
Director: Noam Murro
Box office: 337.6 million USD
Budget: 100 million

300 (2007)

In 480 B.C. a state of war exists between Persia, led by King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro), and Greece. At the Battle of Thermopylae, Leonidas (Gerard Butler), king of the Greek city state of Sparta, leads his badly outnumbered warriors against the massive Persian army. Though certain death awaits the Spartans, their sacrifice inspires all of Greece to unite against their common enemy.
Director: Zack Snyder
Writers: Zack Snyder (screenplay), Kurt Johnstad (screenplay)
Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham
Domestic Box office: $210 million
International Box Office: $245 million
Total Box Office: $456 million
Production Budget: $65 million

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock
Domestic Box Office: $47 million
International Box Office: $171 million
Total: $218 million
Production Budget: $110 million

Alexander (2004) 

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers Persian Empire and much of the known world. (175 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie
Production Budget: $155 million
Domestic Box Office: $34 million
International Box Office: $133 million
Total Box Office: $155 million

Troy (2004)

An adaptation of Homer’s great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved. (163 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glove 

Gladiator (2000) 

When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor’s corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.) This film had a production budget of $103 million and grossed over $457 million worldwide.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed King


The major studios do not make many epic historical movies. Therefore, there is not much competition in this genre. Our movie Cyrus is very unique. It is based on a true story. It has a strong message (Human Rights Charter), adventure (three major battles), historical events (release of Jews from Babylon) love story and sex (scenes in Babylon the sin-city).

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Meet Our Team

Alan J. Bailey

Alan J. Bailey

President of Cyrus the Great Production Company / Executive Producer

Professor Alan Baily is the founder, CEO and CFO of Dynamic Media Group, Inc. based in Century City, California, which is a new media entertainment company with three operating divisions: Dynamic Media Network, the producer and distributor of Dynamic Media Network, the producer and distributor of high definition original TV content; Dynamic Media Music, the producer and distributor of original music content; and Dynamic Media Pictures, an independent motion picture and television production, finance and global distribution enterprise.

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Previously, Alan was a Senior Financial Executive with Paramount Pictures for 35 years, including being its Senior Vice President and Treasurer. In this capacity, he was responsible for Paramount’s global financial management, including working and closing deals with investors seeking to invest in Paramount’s motion picture etc. Currently, Alan acts as a “virtual” CFO to a number of publicly traded companies primarily engaged in aspects of the motion picture and television industry, and he is fully familiar with SEC reporting (10K’s and 10Q’s etc.), reverse mergers and acquisition, OTC Pink Sheet alternative reporting, preparation of business plans, financial accounting and reporting, S- 1’s, Regulation D (504) and Regulation A filings, business modelling and budgeting.

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Dr. Alex Parsinia

Dr. Alex Parsinia

Producer / Co-writer

Dr. Alex Parsinia is Chairman and Professor at American Premier University. Dr. Parsinia was a Professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California State University in Northridge, California and International American University in Los Angeles. 
He taught Business Strategy International Business, Organizational Leadership, Organizational Behavior and Mergers and Acquisitions. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Business Administration, and Ph.D. in International Business.

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He is a Certified Merger and Acquisition Specialist and has published books and numerous professional articles in national and international journals.
Dr. Parsinia has an extensive background in senior level management, Mergers and Acquisitions and more than fifteen years of experience in the Media, Manufacturing and Telecommunication industries. He was the Chairman and CEO of Global Gateway Media & Communications, Inc., a publicly traded company. He has been the CEO of Supertel Communications, Inc. (Telecom), JDS Services with revenues of over $500 million, Signet Paper Company, Pioneer Envelope Company, and Allied Corporate Investments.

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Bill J. Gottlieb

Bill J. Gottlieb

Producer, Director & Writer

Award-winning marketing leader Bill J. Gottlieb has enjoyed more than 25 years in commercial writing, production and the westernization of Asian content for international distribution. Gottlieb has produced for some of the biggest names in entertainment including Amazon Studios, NBC Network Television, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, HULU, Universal and The Walt Disney Company. He is the President and founder of Gorilla Pictures, a production and international distribution entity as well as Bill & Ted’s Excellent AD Ventures, Inc. an L.A. based advertising agency.

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Through Gorilla Pictures, Mr. Gottlieb has produced and distributed numerous live-action and computer animated films. Included among Gorilla’s productions are “The Legend of Sasquatch”, starring Academy Award winner William Hurt and John Rhys Davies, plus the up coming part two of the successful Sasquatch series of family movies.

Gorilla’s content can be seen domestically and abroad through NBC Universal, Amazon, SyFy Channel, Starz, big-box retailers and via partners like Lionsgate, Sony, Cinedigm and Universal Pictures.

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Adam Krentzman

Adam Krentzman

Executive Producer

Adam Krentzman is one of the most well-respected executives in the motion picture business. For 25 years he has been involved with packaging, producing, and arranging the financing on over 50 feature films. As a longtime agent at CAA, Krentzman knows the entertainment as a longtime agent at CAA, Mr. Krentzman knows the entertainment industry landscape. CAA is the most prominent and esteemed motion picture, television, and music agency in the history of the entertainment industry. For 20-years Mr. Krentzman served as a motion picture agent representing Hollywood’s top directors, producers, and writers. 

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His clients included: Michael Bay, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Mann, Antoine Fuqua, Jerry Bruckheimer, Sundance Films, and National Geographic. He has participated in transactions ranging from traditional talent employment and production arrangements to the territorial sales of motion picture distribution rights worldwide, as well as the structuring of international co-productions.
Mr. Krentzman had lived in Beijing on and off for 4 years while consulting for the film financing company, Dragon vision Media on their feature film and film school activities – working with the California Education Center, a Beijing based company recruiting and placing Chinese high school students into American schools. He was also the Chief Operating Officer of Hollywood Gang – producers of The Departed, 300, The Immortals and Se7en. Mr. Krentzman current consulting firm works with Creative Future and Media Seal both on behalf of the Hollywood community on their anti-piracy and hacking efforts. He is in post-production on an MGM feature film called The Domestics.
Mr. Krentzman has taught and or lectured both graduate and undergraduate courses on Hollywood business practices and film financing at various universities including: Beijing Film Academy, USC, UCLA, Loyola Marymount, University of Hawaii, University of Arizona, American Film Institute, Academy of Art University, National Film School of Florence, Boston University, and Columbia College.

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Thane Swigart

Thane Swigart

Screen Writer

Thane Swigart is Chief Creative Officer of Light Brigade Entertainment, based in Santa Barbara, CA, co-founded with producing partner Lowell Blank in 2010. He has a degree in Anthropology from UCLA and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He has developed projects with directors Jean-Jacques Annaud, Andrew Davis, James Foley, Dominic Sena, Mennan Yapo, and the visionary Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura. He lived in Beijing in 2010 to develop “Spiritual Sword” for Dragonvision International, a film based on the popular Chinese video game. In 2016 he wrote “Never Again”, for
producers Jenette Kahn and Adam Richman (Clint Eastwood’s “Gran Torino”, Colin Trevorrow’s “Book of Henry”), based on the New Yorker articles by Lawrence Weschler. 

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His screenplay “John Frum” is currently in pre-production financed by Bloom Media and BCDF Pictures and produced by Claude dal Farra, Double Nickel Entertainment’s Jenette Kahn and Adam Richman, Light Brigade Entertainment’s Lowell Blank, and producer Nathan Ross (“Dallas Buyer’s Club”, “Wild,” “Big Little Lies”). His next project is “Red Born” a scripted series for Sky Vision and Double Nickel Entertainment.

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Dr. Navid Moravej

Dr. Navid Moravej

Production & Media Counselor

Navid is a highly educated and talented artist who the combination of his business management knowledge and artistic skills has made him a great Producer & Director in media industry.

He has the experiences of working with top Persian legendry artists and musician in producing and directing tutorials, short films, music videos as well as music production. He’s been in industry for quite a while and started his activity by organizing the concerts and managing the production for the concerts since 2008 in Malaysia.

He has acquired a vast vision for production and knows the market taste, market penetration and marketing strategies as well as financing for small up to large scale productions. A great director must be a great producer and vice versa for a great result!

Cyrus the Great Pre-Production teaser, as it’s presented in this platform, is a project directed and produced by Dr. Navid Moravej

Music Producer : Behrooz Lotfipour
Motion Graphics: Ali (Karen) Rajabi
Voice Over : Arshia Alexander

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board has been established to serve as a guiding light and feeder group for our management team. They comprised of individuals who have the vision, knowledge, connection, skills appropriate to the needs of our motion picture. Our Board Members are made up of individuals in various industries such as motion pictures, media, entertainment, academician, historian, as well as leaders in public and private sectors

Larry Hedrick

Larry Hedrick

Editor of Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War (Xenophon the Historian)

Xenophon’s masterpiece The Education of Cyrus--a work admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership–is at last available in a new English translation for a new century. Also known as the Cyropaedia, this philosophical novel is loosely based on the accomplishments of Cyrus the Great, founder of the vast Persian Empire that later became the archrival of the Greeks in the classical age. It offers an extraordinary portrait of political ambition, talent, and their ultimate limits.

The writings of Xenophon are increasingly recognized as important works of political philosophy. In The Education of Cyrus, Xenophon confronts the vexing problem of political instability by exploring the character and behavior of the ruler. Impressive though his successes are, however, Cyrus is also examined in the larger human context, in which love, honor, greed, revenge, folly, piety, and the search for wisdom all have important parts to play.

Davood Roostaei

Davood Roostaei

Founder of "Cryptorealism"

The eccentric and internationally known artist Davood Roostaei, is the founder of Cryptorealism“. Roostaei is by all definition, a classical case of a talented painter that seems to have found his path by illustrating his intentions and visions through multiple cryptic images, interweaved in even more mystery by changing the perspective. He is a painter of unusual intensity of expression – invariably filled with profound inspiration and commitment to the cause of mankind which provides his work with humane dimension, that has become rare in contemporary art. He is a universal artist who, metaphorically, paints with the blood of his heart. A challenging and charismatic painter who has intuitively developed individualistic painting concept “Cryptorealism”.


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