WINNER of 9 AWARDS: Audience Choice (x3), Best Sci-Fi Film (x2), Artistic Spirit Award, Best Dramatic Student Short, Best VFX, Best Student Film
NOMINATED for over a FIFTEEN AWARDS
OFFICIAL SELECTION for OVER 50 FILM FESTIVALS around the world.
I took some time out from my day job to help Evan Matthews as a Producer and B-camera operator on his Master thesis film, at USC. This marked the culmination of working together on more then 40 short films, over 10 years. We had two Kickstarter campaigns, one that was featured on the homepage! Enjoy the trailer and full length version below, as well as some Kickstarter BTS footage.
TRT: 18:47 - COLOR - 2.39:1 - 5.1 Surround Sound - 2K & HD - A USC Master Thesis Film 2014
Synopsis: When discovering a deep space distress call from his estranged brother, Marshall must choose to save himself or venture into the unknown Recoil effect for a chance at redemption.
Written, Directed by Evan Matthews
Producer: Evan Matthews, Christina Granados, Eric Matthews, Matthew Wardenaar
Starring: John Ruby, John Bobek, and James Arnold Taylor as Bodhi
Editor: Josie Azzam
Supervising Sound Editor: Jessie Pariseau
VFX Supervisor: Tarek Saleh
Composer: Gareth Coker
DP: Howard Newstate
Production Designer: Rick Hilgner
Casting Director: Erica Berger
VFX Production Manager: Anwei Chen
VFX Producer: Evan Matthews
Senior Compositors AKA 5am Club: Tarek Saleh, Jaeyoung Chang, Minyoung Lim, Doyoung Kim, Dayoon Jang
Additional Producers: Eric Matthews, Christina Granados, Annalisa Robertson, Tom Sopit, & Ryan Ciriaco
Color by: Company 3
Sound Services: Warner Bros & Anarchy Post
Shot on: Red Epic
Edited on: Avid