The Spaceman

A man builds a cardboard spaceship and travels to a distant planet to dispose of a mysterious object.

  • Josh Funk
    Director
    Wormholes
  • Josh Funk
    Writer
    Wormholes
  • Joe Batt
    Producer
    GruSum, Raushe Rd.
  • David B. Hoppe
    Producer
    GruSum
  • Dennis Houchin
    Producer
  • Simon Camp
    Producer
  • Jordan Funk
    Key Cast
  • Josh Funk
    Animation
    Wormholes
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Pageant Theatre
    Chico, CA
    February 21, 2015
    North American Premiere
  • FilmQuest
    Sandy, Utah
    June 20, 2015
    Utah Premiere
  • Art at the Matador
    Chico, CA
    May 8, 2015
    Scholarship Room Winner
  • Best Shorts Competition
    La Jolla, CA
    April 1, 2015
    Award of Excellence : Short Film
  • The IndieFEST Film Awards
    La Jolla, CA
    May 1, 2015
    Award of Excellence : Short Film
  • Accolade Global Film Competition
    La Jolla, CA
    June 19, 2015
    Award of Excellence : Short Film
  • SciFi Film Festival
    Parramatta, Australia
    October 31, 2015
    Australian Premiere
  • VOB Film Festival
    Brewster, New York
    September 5, 2015
    New York Premiere
  • Sundial Film Festival
    Redding, CA
    March 5, 2016
    Best of Festival, Best Narrative Film
Director Biography - Josh Funk

Josh Funk is known for directing and animating The Spaceman (2015), & Wormholes (2013). He specializes in dark and quirky creations that emphasize fantasy and imagination by using practical methods such as stop-motion animation, illustration, props and elaborate sets.

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Director Statement

The Spaceman is a return to child-like wonder, playing with cardboard and seeing where our imaginations can bring us.