The EDEN Project

A girl, her father, and an AI system work to preserve the remnants of plant life in a post-apocalyptic ice age.

  • Aidan Jones
  • Aidan Jones
  • Dellana Graeber
    Key Cast
  • Aaron Rose
    Key Cast
    "Dr. Ransom"
  • Josh Carlisle
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    sci-fi, post-apocalyptic
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 16, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • Industrious Family Film Festival
    Grangeville, ID
    United States
    May 18, 2023
    World premiere
    Second place, short films
  • 20th Annual UW-Superior Student Film and Video Showcase
    Superior, WI
    United States
    May 19, 2023
    Regional premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Aidan Jones

A multi-faceted artist, Aidan Jones is a writer, director, actor, and musician currently studying film at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Previous work includes the Star Wars fan film "The Traitor" (Sabercomp 2022). Recently, Jones received the 2022-23 Rising Star in Theatre and Digital Filmmaking award from the UW-Superior Department of Communicating Arts. He lives in Northern Wisconsin.

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Director Statement

"The EDEN Project" arose out of my love for sci-fi that, regardless of its futuristic setting, tells a story that revolves around human nature and human relationships. With this film, I hope to transport viewers to a unique sci-fi world while telling a distinctly human story.

This short was made by film students in the Duluth-Superior area.