From 1941 to 1943, Dr. Joseph H. Stanislaw produced a science fiction film with which he intended to disclose his theories and research concerning the study of the influence of cosmic emanations on the human mind, through his experiments with a film of Ectoplasmic sensitivity.
The story of this unique scientist and his unreleased film (Sadly destroyed by Soviet authorities during the siege of Leningrad )
It seemed lost forever …
Until 1965 when some of the most important pieces of his invaluable legacy were found in the depository of Kresty prison. Now at last, after a painstaking restoration, and thanks to the magic of cinema’s science,
We are going to travel into a utopian world where all his theories have been implemented.
Ricardo Salvador: Director
Erik Alexander Wilson: Director of Photography
Film Type: Feature
Genres: Sci-fi, experimental, Surreal, metaphysical
Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes 19 seconds
Completion Date: September 18, 2016
Country of Origin: Spain
Country of Filming: Spain
Film Language: English, Spanish
Shooting Format: S 16 mm
Film Color: Black & White and Color
Ric Salvador is passionate about metaphysics, mysticism, kabbala, spiritism … and uses the genre of Science Fiction / Terror in an underground and experimental way, to transmute within his films, transcendental and pseudo-scientific themes into a unique amalgam of cinematic techniques and manipulation.
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Liron Narunsky: Director
Oved Poran: Director
Project Title (Original Language): מעל ומתחת
Film Type: Animation, Experimental, Short, Student
Genres: Historical, Pre-historic, Science Fiction, Stop Motion, Puppet, Choreography
Runtime: 9 minutes 36 seconds
Completion Date: July 3, 2016
Country of Origin: Israel
Country of Filming: Israel
Shooting Format: Digital
Film Color: Color
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LUCA TARTAGLIA: Director
MORRIS BRAGAZZI: Writer
LUCA TARTAGLIA: Writer
LUCA TARTAGLIA: Producer
EMANUELE POTITO: Producer
SERGIO LEONE: Key Cast
LORIS FABIANI: Key Cast
VINCENZO ZAMPA: Key Cast
MANUEL MUCCIO: DOP
ELISA CASERINI: MAKE UP
EQUAL DESIGN: CGI
STEFANO FORMENTINI: COSTUMI
GUIDO STYLE: SOUNDTRACK
Film Type: Short
Runtime: 16 minutes 9 seconds
Completion Date: January 25, 2017
Country of Origin: Italy
Country of Filming: Italy
Film Language: Italian
Shooting Format: DIGITAL
Film Color: Color
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This experimental lo-fi sci-fi, shot on super 8 film, charts a voyage through space to another world. Although the monsters may lie much closer to home…
Props from the film were also used by David Bowie’s production team for his penultimate music video, ‘Blackstar’.
The film was painstakingly edited by hand, using optical effects to create an authentic, vintage style.
Ben Barton: Director
Michael Slade: Key Cast
K.B. Gibson: Key Cast
Film Type: Experimental, Short
Genres: Sci-Fi, Mystery, Experimental, Short
Runtime: 9 minutes 25 seconds
Completion Date: January 30, 2017
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Country of Filming: United Kingdom
Film Language: English
Shooting Format: Super 8
“I was so lucky that production of this film coincided with David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’. When his team contacted us about hiring the spacesuit we had reserved for the production, we were happy to help him out. In return, he funded our little film. I was delighted. Of course, at the time we didn’t know it would be his final project before he died. So it’s bittersweet, in a way. But I’m happy to be connected with that amazing legacy.”
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