The Alchemist’s Letter

A visually rich, darkly inventive fairy tale directed by Student Academy Award® finalist Carlos Andre Stevens.
Starring 2-time Academy Award® nominee John Hurt (V for Vendetta, Alien, Hellboy, The Elephant Man, Midnight Express) and up-and-coming star Eloise Webb (Cinderella, The Iron Lady).

The Alchemist's Letter from Carlos Stevens on Vimeo.

When Veridian, an estranged young man, receives his late alchemist father Nicolas’ inheritance (voice of Academy Award® nominated John Hurt), he is exposed to the ill-fated reality that his father built a tumultuous gold making machine powered by his own memories. The film takes us on an enchanted journey through the vessels of the machine where we explore the contents of the alchemist’s most precious memories, all in an attempt to give his son one last life lesson and save him from following down the same fateful path.

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The Force Awakens Official Teaser 2

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens, directed by J.J. Abrams from a screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan & Abrams, features a cast including actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Crystal Clarke, Pip Andersen, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow. They will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.

The film is being produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk, and John Williams returns as the composer.

John Williams is currently hard at work composing the score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which will be recorded in Los Angeles. For the recording of the score, Williams will work with members of the superb freelance orchestra with which he’s recorded numerous film scores over the years. The music will be recorded over several months while working in tandem with the film’s editorial and special effects teams on the West Coast.

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Polska: Where The Unbelievable Happens!


Check out this spectacular director’s cut of commercial spot called “Polska. Where The Unbelievable Happens!” realized for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland by the talented folks over at Platige Image!

Director: Paweł Borowski
Screenwriter: Paweł Borowski
DOP: Tomasz Naumiuk
Production house: Opus Film
Producer: Sonia Pośpiech
Postproduction house: Platige Image
VFX Supervisor: Rafał Sadowy
Producent: Olga Kotas
Cg Supervisor: Kamil Dąbkowski
On Set Supervisor: Adam Wierzchowski, Rafał Sadowy
Editing: Magdalena Mikołajczyk
Grading: Piotr Sasim
On-line: Wojciech Rogalski
Concepts: Przemysław Kotyński, Szymon Kuczmierczyk, Łukasz
Nowicki, Michał Sawtyruk,
Modelling: Jakub Bogacki, Maciej Jurgielewicz, Konrad Kiełczykowski,
Dawid Borkiewicz
Tracking: Marcin Starzomski
Rotoscopy: Agnieszka Ratyńska, Szymon Słowikowski
Animation: Anna Ellert, Andrzej Ellert
Simulation: Łukasz Sobisz, Arkadiusz Leszko
Rendering: Jakub Bogacki, Dawid Borkiewicz, Piotr Tatar
Compositing: Robert Bielecki, Dawid Borkiewicz, Kamil Dąbkowski, Pavle
Milicevic, Rafał Sadowy
Compositing support: Michał Bereś, Adrian Klimczak
DI: Adam Kałuski, Maciej Żak
Conversions: Piotr Dutkiewicz, Jakub Jeziorski
Sound Editing: Wytwórnia dźwięku
Composer: Adam Burzyński

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Atropa – a short Sci-fi movie

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An Off-World Detective investigates the missing research vessel ATROPA. Concept short inspired by ’70s and ’80s sci-fi classics like Alien and Blade Runner.
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Directed by Eli Sasich • Written by Clay Tolbert
(Agent) Trevor Astbury • CAA
(Manager) Eric Williams • Zero Gravity Management
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Produced by Chris Bryant
Co-Produced by Lieren Stuivenvolt Allen
Director of Photography Greg Cotten
Production Designer Alec Contestabile
Edited by Zachary Anderson
Music by Kevin Riepl
Visual Effects by Ryan Wieber
VFX Supervisors Ryan Wieber & Tobias Richter
Spaceship VFX by Tobias Richter & The Light Works

ATROPA — Sci-fi Short from Eli Sasich on Vimeo.

Wanderers

Shorts


Short film by Erik Wernquist

Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places in the Solar System, built from real photos and map data where available.

Wanderers – a short film by Erik Wernquist from Erik Wernquist on Vimeo.

Ambition

European Space Agency

Tomasz Bagiński / Platige Image

Ambition is a collaboration between Platige Image and ESA. Directed by Tomek Bagiński and starring Aiden Gillen and Aisling Franciosi, Ambition was shot on location in Iceland, and screened on 24 October 2014 during the British Film Institute’s celebration of Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder, at the Southbank, London.