Private Project

American SciFi

Three teens must protect the local fun park when an alien spacecraft lands in the parking lot.

American SciFi was made with a micro-budget of $1,500 and seeks to inspire no-budget filmmakers to go out and make their movie.

  • Chris McElroy
    Director
  • Chris McElroy
    Writer
  • Corey Schmalzle
    Writer
  • Chris McElroy
    Producer
  • Corey Schmalzle
    Producer
  • Hannah Swayze
    Key Cast
    "Liv"
    Ghostland Boys
  • Robert Hoffman
    Key Cast
    "Tyler"
  • Chris McElroy
    Key Cast
    "Jared"
    Ghostland Boys
  • Tucker Shull
    Key Cast
    "Jeff"
    Ghostland Boys
  • Nathanael J. McIntire
    Key Cast
    "Agent Finkly"
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    SciFi, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 25 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 4, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Chris McElroy

Chris McElroy is an up and coming director from Tennessee who specializes in making micro-budget features. American SciFi is his second feature in 2 years and has a ridiculous budget of $1500.

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Director Statement

I hope that people will watch my movies and get inspired to make movies of their own. All you need is a camera and an idea.