[krvod url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IB_vG-Z3_3M]Science fiction isn’t always about flash-bang action. Sometimes all you need is a really good question. For example, what if your little HAM radio actually somehow reached an extraterrestrial, and they answered? This sci-fi short subject was created and produced by Valiant Dead, a small film production company in Indianapolis, Indiana, which is dedicated to the creation of engaging motion pictures with diverse original talents on both sides of the camera.

The challenge of a short film is to create a story worth watching in a completely self-contained, credible world.  Doing this with science fiction just ups the ante, which is why there are so few really good sci-fi shorts out there. Last Contact has only two characters, and one of them doesn’t even appear on camera, yet, the film is emotionally engaging, artful without being intrusive, poignant without being sappy, and thoughtful in a way that good science fiction needs to be.

The film stars Valiant Dead’s CEO, James Treakle.

This is how significant careers get started. Watch Last Contact. We think you’ll see what we saw: real film-making magic.

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