Watch Capsule, a film about two astronauts whose lives are put at risk.


About the film

Two Astronauts struggle to stay alive as their crashed space capsule slowly runs out of oxygen.

“I wanted to create a short film that paid homage to an overlooked age of sci-fi which took place in the 70's and 80's," Director Antonio "Tony" Altamirano said. "Films like 'Soylent Green,' 'Planet of the Apes,' 'Alien,' 'Logan’s Run' and 'Blade Runner,' to name a few, had an intellectual aspect that tackled social issues in the most extraordinary settings. I feel like our Arthur C. Clarks have been replaced by Michael Bays and story has been replaced by CGI and eye candy.”

Image - CapsuleFilmmaker.jpgAbout the filmmaker

Antonio Altamirano was born in Lima, Peru and moved to the United States at an early age. Altamirano started making VHS films with no budget at a very early age, then graduated film school in hopes to one day make a film as perfect as Raiders of the Lost Ark. He has developed effective and award-winning filmmaking skills by serving as a writer, producer, director, and editor on a variety of projects both large and small. 

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