Every once in a while we get a submission that really, really excites our passion for art and science fiction. Asteria, is one such story.
Built on a solid foundation of emotionally stirring music from renowned sci-fi composer Gustav Holst [The Planets], Asteria is a short, compelling tale told in relative silence. Watch it now, and enjoy.
In 2080, five artists were commissioned by Earth to paint the wonders of the universe.
Only 4 returned.
Asteria is “a lyrical sci-fi film in the spirit of Fantasia, The Little Prince, or Ray Bradbury, with some echoes of 2001: A Space Odyssey.”
Starring Anahi Bustillos and Jeff Newburg
Written and Directed by Josh Crute
Produced by Josh Crute, Sarah Heinss, and Georgios Dimitrios Telonis
Cinematography by Ray Langridge
Production Design by Harrison Chambers
Edited by Josh Crute and David Rice
Costume Design by Melynda Choothesa
Visual Effects by David Rice
Casting by Christine Cronin
Music by Gustav Holst
Ninth Ray Pictures, 2017
Some BTS photos:
Asteria is currently on the festival circuit. For more information about screening or to connect with the director, visit his page on Vimeo.
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