Prologue - Destiny 2

A new age is dawning, which side will you choose? Destiny's story has evolved over the years. Heroe's are forged from the embers of crisis and with a one brewing in our Solar system we prepare for what's ahead.

  • Smart Hopewell
  • Smart Hopewell
  • Smart Hopewell
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Screen capture
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
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Distribution Information
  • YouTube
    Country: United States
    Rights: Internet, Video on Demand
Director Biography - Smart Hopewell

Smart Hopewell is a black British filmmaker and creative working in Edinburgh, Scotland. For the past 15 years as a VFX artist, designer, YouTuber, producer, musician, teacher. Smart's work is always looking focused on utilizing creative media to inspire and encourage with a message of hope. Old Chicago is his fourth film project as director/producer.

His earlier video pieces In The Lab (2018, 11 min) and i.e. Pokemon Go in Musselburgh, Scotland (2017, 16 min) was featured by Trainer trips on Youtube, a documentary about becoming a Pokemon trainer and what it looks like to be one in Scotland. This video went on to be featured worldwide receiving 157,656 views on YouTube.

His project The Complete History of The Fallen (2020, 34 min & 17 sec)—recounting the history of a mysterious alien race, the Eliksni who fell from the graces of the Travelor.—has been viewed online 1,719 times.

He is currently co-producing and editing a new documentary Old Chicago - Wild Hunt (2021, 40 min.) Our journey catches up with an intrepid hunter, Trihn. She is awoken although reef born. With a mind as sharp as a razor and reflexes to back it up. She likes to do things on her own except for her Ghost, Shakto. This film will debut in the fall of 2021

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