Born in Iran, Ali Asgari has more than 200 film awards to his name. Two of his shorts were nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes festival and The Baby (the basis for Until Tomorrow) was in the short-film competition at the Venice festival in 2014. Ali’s films are concerned with the precarious lives of those stuck on the margins of Iranian society. His debut feature, Disappearance, had its world and North American premieres at the Venice festival and the Toronto festival, respectively, in 2017. Ali is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Until Tomorrow is his second feature film.