Frontier short film

A journalist travels deep into the north woods to investigate a mysterious government facility that's being built there. She interviews a local conspiracy theorist who's convinced the facility is a front for a sinister secret project. The man appears crazy, until some compelling evidence begins to surface.

  • Stephen Parkhurst
    Director
  • Stephen Parkhurst
    Writer
  • Stephen Parkhurst
    Producer
  • Vasilios Sfinarolakis
    Producer
  • Paige Lindsay Betts
    Key Cast
  • Rick Dalton
    Key Cast
  • Matthew Nichols
    Key Cast
  • Debra Susi
    Key Cast
  • Creed Garnick
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Canon C300
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • The Philip K. Dick Sci-Fi Film Festival
    New York, NY
    January 17, 2015
    World Premiere
  • Boston Sci Fi Film Festival
    Boston, MA
    February 8, 2015
  • NewFilmmakers New York
    New York, NY
    April 29, 2015
  • Festival of the Cinematics
    New York, NY
    May 15, 2015
Director Biography - Stephen Parkhurst

Originally from Maine, Stephen lives in NYC where he works as a video producer and film director

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Director Statement

Shot in Stephen King's backyard (not literally) of central Maine, Frontier is a throwback to 1970's and 80's sci-fi conventions, while touching on modern themes of surveillance culture and government conspiracies.