The Backward Astronomer

If you found a door to the moon,
would you keep it to yourself?

 

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The Backward Astronomer is an animated short by Jake Nelson

 

Looking backward.

A privileged, young man falls in love with a wealthy woman and together they lead reckless lives of opulence in New York City. That is, until he finds something better...

 
 

Screenings

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Animation Block Party
Brooklyn, NY
july 29th, 2018 @9PM
tickets

 

FLICKERS rhode island international film festival
providence, rI
august 12th, 2018 @12pm
info
 

palm springs international animation festival
palm springs, ca
August 23rd, 2018 @8pm
info

 

More to be announced.

Credits

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Directed & Animated by
Jake Nelson
 

Written by
Jade Shames
 

Voice by
Todd Field
 

Soundtrack by
Jesse PerlsteinJade Shames

DI/Finishing by
Harbor Picture Company
 

Post Producers
Sheila Lobo & Kevin Vale
 

Color by
Roman Hankewycz & Frederick Agyemang


Voice-over recording by
James Curwood


Audio finishing by
Sound Lounge


Audio Post Producer
Rob Browning


Audio mixing by
Steve "Major" Giammaria


Additional vocals by
Lee Cahill


Special thanks to
Angelica Allen
Kat Thek
Cem Kurtulus
Darcey Steinke
Mary Crosse