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Zoe and her father have lived in space all their lives. The space station they call home is about to explode. Their only chance of survival is an old escape pod but there's only room for one.

  • Derek Abel
    Homeless Australia, Catch That Shadow, Kodak Moment, The Inn,
  • Derek Abel
    Homeless Australia, Catch That Shadow, Kodak Moment, The Inn,
  • Derek Abel
    Homeless Australia, Catch That Shadow, Kodak Moment, The Inn, Chimerical
  • Sabin Gnawali
  • Zahlee Moore
  • Luke Reeves
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  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 21, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    12,000 AUD
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital Super 35mm
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
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  • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
    Los Angeles
    United States
    August 24, 2019
    North American Premiere
    Best Cinematography
Director Biography - Derek Abel

As an award winning filmmaker, and member of the Australian
Cinematographers Society, Derek Abel has travelled the World, and
worked on all different types of productions; from web based short
horror films to feature documentaries for the big screen, on any format; be that television, film, advertising or music. He is always searching for interesting and creative challenges, preferably alongside creative minded people. He has studied film in London, United Kingdom, with a BA in Digital Filmmaking, however he considers that the important lessons that he has learned came from life itself. He aims to work on interesting and creative new projects with people passionate about their work.

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Director Statement

Zoe is so much more than just a sci fi drama. It’s about imagination and the bond between father and daughter. It's about our inner child and how growing up does not mean you have to stop using your imagination.
The film was brought to life by an amazing team of professionals who worked hard to make this film a reality, fuelled only by their love of film and passion for creativity, and pizza, let's not forget pizza.