UFO

About

A young boy needs to get to his real family up in space before his human family destroys him.

Screens with

2015 Program

Year

2014

Country

New Zealand

Runtime

17 min

Genre

Narrative

Language

English

Credits

Director

Gregory David King

Producer

Mhairead Connor

Cast

Beck Taylor

Maria Walker

Jason Whyte

Christopher Winchester

Meg Winchester

Nikky WInchester

Screenwirter

Gregory David King

Cinematography

Simon Baumfield

Artist Bio

Gregory King is a Berlin-based writer/director originally trained as an actor. He made his feature film debut with Christmas, which was invited to festivals in Toronto, Edinburgh, Melbourne, and New Zealand.

In 2004 King won selection to the Binger Filmlab, a film development school based in Amsterdam. His feature film A Song of Good, which was originally mentored by editor Molly Stensgarrd, a colleague of Danish director Lars Von Trier, was eventually funded by the New Zealand Film Commission.

As a writer, his short film work includes Brave Donkey ( Finalist—Qantas New Zealand Film Awards), and Bird (Finalist—New Zealand Film Awards).

UFO was presented the Best Script Short Film Award by the New Zealand Writers Guild, and was named one of the “Six Best” New Zealand Short Films for 2014.