ANDROMEDA is a sci fi short film about an android who, through her friendship with a little girl, becomes alive.

  • Emily Dean
    Hotel Artemis, The Lego Batman Movie, The Lego Movie Sequel, Forget Me Not
  • Emily Dean
    Hotel Artemis, The Lego Batman Movie, The Lego Movie Sequel, Forget Me Not
  • Adam Bradshaw
    Love, Rizzoli & Isles, Dexter
  • Emily Dean
    Hotel Artemis, The Lego Batman Movie, The Lego Movie Sequel, Forget Me Not
  • Aaron Glenane
    Key Cast
    The Killing Ground, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Deadline Gallipoli
  • Kestrel Leah
    Key Cast
  • Mai Brunelle
    Key Cast
    "Young Ella"
    Modern Family
  • Emily Limyun Dean
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Female protagonist, Action, Drama, Asian, Australian, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 21, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia, United States
  • Language:
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Trieste Science+Fiction Film Festival
    November 4, 2018
    Italian Premiere
  • LA Shorts Fest
    Los Angeles
    United States
    July 28, 2018
    World Premiere
  • Atlanta Sci Fi Film Festival
    Atlanta, GA
    United States
    Women In Sci Fi Honorable Mention
  • Women In Horror Film Festival

    United States
    Best Director Short Film
  • Other Worlds Austin Film Festival
    Austin, TX
    United States
  • Chicago International Genre Film Festival
    Chicago, IL
    United States
  • FilmQuest

    Best Screen Music
  • MidWest Horror Fest

    United States
    Best Sci Fi Short
  • Imagine This Women's Film Festival
    Brooklyn, NY
    United States
Director Biography - Emily Dean

Emily Limyun Dean is an Asian-Australian-American currently based in Los Angeles. Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts First Class Honours in History from the University of Sydney, and studied Animation at California Institute of the Arts.

Emily began making short films at age 12 and storyboarding professionally at age 15. In 2012 her short film Forget Me Not was nominated for an Australian Academy Award (AACTA) for best animated short, and was included in the Australian National Film and Sound Archive’s Permanent Collection.

Emily trained in the Story Department at Pixar Animation Studios, and has since worked in the Story Department at Warner Bros on The Lego Batman Movie (2017) The Lego Movie Sequel (2019) and Scoob (2020). In 2017 Emily worked alongside renowned cinematographer Chung-hoon Chung (Oldboy, The Handmaiden, It) as a Visual Consultant on the live action sci fi thriller, Hotel Artemis, directed by Drew Pearce (Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation) and starring Jodie Foster. In 2017 Emily also wrote and directed her live action debut, the sci-fi drama short Andromeda.

Emily is represented by Verve and managed by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

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Director Statement

Diverse, female-driven, action-adventure genre stories are my jam!