M23 - Cargo/ Mechanical

Synopsis: Sci-fi futuristic, mature drama with light comedic elements. M23 is a family owned, cargo/ mechanical spaceship. It is operated by Captain Lawrence, a middle aged man struggling with a shaky marriage and numerous on the job conflicts. Ultimately, after significant dramatic events, the ship takes off from its distant green moon-home in order to proceed with its business.

  • Levon Manoukian
    Cousin Tom, Fine Jewelry & Computer Hardware, Small Video Chain
  • Levon Manoukian
    90-min of Crap
  • Levon Manoukian
  • Ella Ayberk
    Key Cast
    "Magdalena "
    “MacGruber” TV Series
  • George Gibson
    Director of Photography
    Vendetta Games
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  • Genres:
    Sci-fi, family drama
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 27, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    37,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Best Sci-fi Film (Manhattanhenge Film Festival); Best Director (Aphrodite Biannual Film Awards); Best Producer (NYCA - Cinematography Awards); Best Set Design (IndieX Film Fest -Aug); Honorable Mention: Florence Film Awards; Semi-finalist: Flicker' Rhode Island International Film Festival; Dumbo Film Festival; + various Official Selections
Distribution Information
  • Levon O. Manoukian
    Sales Agent
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Levon Manoukian

Levon Manoukian is a media content creator with a diverse work background; however, he has steadily written poetry since a child in elementary school. During Octobers of 1989 (at the age of eleven), he moved to Queens, New York with his mother (film editor veteran from former socialist Bulgaria). After graduating Hofstra University in 2001 (B.A. - Communications: Film Studies), he worked various white and blue-collar jobs, including in film/ video post-production facilities and on sets.

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Director Statement

“M23 - Cargo/ Mechanical” was made in Queens, NY + one studio location in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. My name is Levon, and I am also the actor-captain of the M23 cargo/ mechanical spaceship.