Ascension: Time In a Bottle

  • Todd B Hepburn
  • Todd B Hepburn
  • Todd B Hepburn
  • Todd B Hepburn
    Key Cast
    "Tyshawn Hillman"
    Ascension: Time In a Bottle
  • Robin Blackwell
    Key Cast
    "Ms. Sadie"
    Ascension: Time In a Bottle
  • Staci Cash
    Key Cast
    "Patrice Hillman"
    Ascension: Time In a Bottle
  • Yvonne Dunlap
    Key Cast
    "McKenzee Rivers"
    Ascension: Time In a Bottle
  • Amro Alshowa
    Key Cast
    Ascension: Time In a Bottle
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 26, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    23,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Wallachia Int'l Film Festival
    September 11, 2020
  • NYC Indie Film Awards
    New York
    United States
    February 15, 2020
  • Moody Crab Film Fest

    United States
    February 8, 2020
  • Kosice International Monthly Film Festival

    May 11, 2020
Distribution Information
  • Amazon
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights, Video on Demand, Pay Per View
Director Biography - Todd B Hepburn

Todd Hepburn – Born in Hackensack, New Jersey as the seventh of eight children.

As an infant, he relocated to Rochester New York, where he spent his adolescent and teen years. He attended East High School, taking noticeable liking to business management. As a high school sophomore, he took typing and computer subjects, to become a better communicator. By the time he was a high school senior, he had a several advanced computer science courses under his best and a successful stent in a business training course called “Junior Achievement.”

After high school, he joined the U.S. Army and was trained in Fort Sill, Oklahoma as a Field Artillery Meteorologist (93F). He moved to Fort Stewart, Georgia with 24th Infantry with deployments to Desert Storm, earning meritorious “Superior Unit” medal. He moved to Germany with 3rd Infantry Division serving 3.5 years in country before returning back to the U.S. to Fort Ritchie Maryland.

At 32, he was discharged (honorably) from the Army and leveraged the resources from nearly $1 million in assets to start his own business, King T Studios-HDM a high-definition media and photography company.

As the President & CEO of King T Studios, he built my portfolio around model/glamour photography. He spent 6 years perfecting his craft until he embarked upon commercial photography. And in 2012, he was awarded two major photography opportunities, recording the retirement of Space Shuttle Discovery and an commissioned at the exclusive photographer for Maryland Multiple Sclerosis Society.

After more than 10 years in visual arts & photography, his passion led him to share his experiences with the world through writing. In 2013, he published and released a semi-autobiographical booked titled The Ladybug Prequel. The Ladybug Prequel lead to the Unspoken book series which immediately resonated with readers. This lead him to follow up with a continuation of the journey called Ascension.

In 2014 he solicited the prequel to major book distributors, all of which seemed delighted to publish for him. However, judging from their collective interest, he elected to maintain my rights, and ownership, and formed “Kollectiv Publishing” (Imprint) to publish and distribute his own work. In 2015 he leveraged his background as a developer with is writing skills to produce Ascension as an Interactive book release with photos, audio and video.

After more than 12 years of federal service, 10 years as a photographer and author he has settled down with his wife and two small daughters outside of Baltimore Maryland, planning and continuing the growth of his own ventures as a photographer and author.

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