PULSAR, the acclaimed sci-fi short from Aurora Fearnley will be making its debut on YouTube Channel DUST on the 2nd May 2019, courtesy of distributors Gunpowder & Sky.
Starring Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose) and David Gyasi (Interstellar), PULSAR follows an intergalactic peacemaker (Gyasi) who rejects his final mission to save an endangered planet – and jeopardises the all-female ex-convicts crew of the spacecraft he’s stowed away on.
PULSAR IS Loosely based on the story of Jonah...
Loosely based on the story of Jonah, Pulsar was made through The Pitch, a film fund that provides a £30,000 budget for emerging filmmakers to create visionary short films based on Bible stories.
Previous critical successes from The Pitch include Promise and Leash, while PULSAR itself has played over 30 festivals worldwide – including Portland, Flickers’ Rhode Island, Kerry and Trieste Science+Fiction – and won numerous awards, including Best Actor for David Gyasi and Best VFX.
More info: The Pitch is an annual online pitching competition which asks for short film ideas inspired by The Bible. In return The Pitch provides £30K production budget support for the overriding winning idea. enterthepitch.com