December 12, 2011 at 10:25AM
Project of the Day: Sci-Fi Short without Greenscreen, without CGI
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"C 299,792 km/s"
A visually stunning, compelling sci-fi short film about interstellar colonization, meticulously shot with retro filmmaking techniques.
This film is the story of an idealistic flight officer who hijacks her spaceship during an interplanetary cold war, and attempts to escape our solar system in search of other habitable worlds.
We want to create a dynamic science-fiction film using classic, in-camera special effects.
No Greenscreen, no CGI.
A compelling sci-fi action/drama about one woman's vision for the next logical step in human development: the leap from interplanetary to interstellar colonization.
Writer/Director: Derek Van Gorder
Writer/Producer: Otto Stockmeier
About the Film:
"Science is progress. We believe that science-fiction, then, should inspire us to embrace our future with optimism and wonder and to surpass our limits. This movie is about the value of scientific progress, the importance of exploration, and the human capacity for hope. "C" is a space-age manifest destiny in the shadow of our extinction." -- Otto Stockmeier
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