A family living in the shadow of a space elevator struggles to survive in a dystopian future.
A short sci-fi epic.
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Shot in Melbourne, Bendigo and on - quite literally on - Lake Eppalock.
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INTERVIEWS and ARTICLES
**NEW* Director's Notes: directorsnotes.com/2012/12/05/dn267-payload-stuart-willis/
Short of the Week : shortoftheweek.com/2012/10/01/payload/
io9 : io9.com/5947943/an-emotionally-intense-short-film-about-hard-living-in-a-space-elevator-town
CNET : cnet.com.au/is-aussie-made-indie-sci-fi-the-hot-new-thing-339341874.htm
Director's Live Interview : directorslive.com/originals/meet-the-filmmaker/meet-the-filmmaker-stuart-willis-2/
Dylan Russell, Shane Nagle, Margaret Rivette, and Joanne Owen-Smith
Written and Directed by Stuart Willis : stuwillis.com
Produced by Thomas Bicknell
Director of Photography: Robert C. Morton : robertcmorton.com
Colourist: Alex Meddick
Production Design by Lunabella Gawler and Judith Desmond
Costume Design by Isabella Stadler
Edited by Stuart Willis and James Fenton
VFX Supervisor: Alex Fry : alexfry.com
3D Concept Design and Generalist: Kris Jasper
Concept Illustrator: Mel Cook : melaniecook.com
Graphic Designer: Lisa Cookson
Music composed by David Barber : davidbarber.com.au
Sound design by Leon East : noisepig.com
Full Cast at Crew at IMDB: imdb.com/title/tt1836884/fullcredits
Supported by the Ian Potter Cultural Trust culturaltrust.ianpotter.org.au/home
RED MX supplied by Inspiration Studios inspirationstudios.com.au
Lighting supplied by Parkinson Sound Lighting soundlightingservices.com/Home
Cinesync Pro couresty of Rising Sun Research cinesync.com
Digital Intermediate courtesy of Rising Sun Pictures rsp.com.au
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