NOVA

NOVA is a short film about a man who takes on the characteristics of a dying sun. As his body and mind undergo a celestial metamorphosis, so too does his surrounding environment. It is the story of mankind vs. nature vs. technology.

Director / Producer - John Albanis :: Writer - Josh Flint :: Producers - Mehernez Lentin, Josh Flint, Mike Jackson
CREW: Cinematographer, Simon Mestel C.S.C. :: Editors, Mike Jackson & Lara Johnston :: Production Designer, Russell Moore :: VFX, Mike Jackson :: Composer, Joanne Higginbottom 
CAST: Reid Morgan, David Baughn, Justin Cowley, Josiah Hughes, Nathan Hayes Sheen

       
     
Psychic Driving

PSYCHIC DRIVING is a gritty, noir piece set in the late 1950's. It’s a fictionalized story inspired by real life government funded mind-control experiments. It stars Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire, Take Shelter) and Sarah Clarke (Twilight, “24”). 

Writer / Director, John Albanis :: Producer, Leann Emmert
CREW: Cinematographer, Peter Rosenfeld :: Production Designer, Sue Chan :: Editor, Mike Jackson :: Composer, Obscura :: Casting, Richard Hicks C.S.A.
CAST: Shea Whigham, Sarah Clarke, Christopher Curry, James Harper, Mary Portser

       
     
Sophia (Trailer)

This is a trailer for the first short I directed on 35mm. Set in the late 1800's, SOPHIA tells the story of a young girl blessed with divine powers. This story has since been adapted into a feature length script entitled HIGH RIVER. 

Director / Writer / Producer - John Albanis

CREW: Cinematographer, Roger Vernon C.S.C. :: Production Designer, Scott Dobbie :: Editor, Mike Jackson :: 
CAST: Katie Rowan, David LeReaney, Tim Koetting, Helen Campbell, Robert Daprocida, Sean Anthony Olsen

 

       
     
Sophia (Complete Film)

This is the first short I directed on 35mm. Set in the late 1800's, Sophia tells the story of a young girl blessed with divine powers. This story has since been adapted into a feature length script entitled HIGH RIVER. (Complete credit listings at end of film).