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Beta Test

BETA TEST is a science fiction thriller that takes Eric Holt into a simulated world in order to relieve him of the stresses of his everyday life. When Eric enters the simulation, he relives some of his favorite memories from the past. However, complications in the program occur and Eric must face a memory he has been trying to bury.

  • Joel Makar
    Director
  • Kenton Evenson
    Director
  • Joel Makar
    Writer
  • Kenton Evenson
    Writer
  • Joel Makar
    Producer
  • Kenton Evenson
    Producer
  • Josh Strait
    Key Cast
  • Hannah MacMurchy
    Key Cast
  • Dawn Bird
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Drama
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 25, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Festival du nouveau cinéma - Pan-Canadian Student Film Meetings
    Montreal
    Canada
    October 9, 2018
    World Premiere
  • Saskatchewan Independent Film Awards (SIFA)
    Regina
    Canada
    November 23, 2018
    Winner: Best Student Film, Audience Choice, Best Acting - Josh Strait, Nomination: Technical Achievement, Visual Effects
  • Imaginarium Comic Con Film Festivals
    Atlanta, Indiana, Michigan, Tampa Bay, Wisconsin
    United States
    June 28, 2019
    Nomination: Best director, best performance
  • Living Skies Student Film Festival
    Regina
    Canada
    March 15, 2019
    Nomination: Best of Saskatchewan
Director - Joel Makar , Kenton Evenson