THE EYE: CALANTHEK

An intergalactic maintenance worker travels to a distant planet to fix a fallen drone, only to discover a hostile force that won't let her leave.

  • Aaron Sims
    Director
  • Aaron Sims
    Writer
  • Vivian Yoon
    Writer
  • Karen Dufilho
    Producer
  • Jill Gilbert
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Horror, Animation
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 22, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    500,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Fortnite's Shortnitemares Film Festival

    October 28, 2021
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Aaron Sims

Aaron Sims began his legendary career over three decades ago as a special effects artist working under industry giants Rick Baker and Stan Winston (Evil Dead, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Men In Black, A.I., War of the Worlds). As a critical voice in the making of some of the most memorable and iconic movie creatures of all time, his techniques in the world of visual effects helped influence the face of character and concept design for film and television early on in their application. From the early days of prosthetics and simple puppets in the 80's, through the animatronics and emerging CG of the 90's, to the latest advancements in VR and real-time VFX, Sims remains at the forefront of artistic and technical innovation. In 2005, Aaron Sims Creative was formed with the sole purpose of bringing together the world's most talented concept and visual effects artists to create and realize unforgettable characters, creatures and environments for all platforms of visual entertainment (Stranger Things, The Planet of the Apes Trilogy, Wonder Woman). Aaron's unparalleled skill and dedication to creating consistently stunning content has made ASC the premiere boutique studio for creature and franchise design & development.

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