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Still Up There

Director: Joe Loftus

Ireland, 2022, 5 min

Festival Year:2023


Genres:Horror, Sci-fi

Crew:Writer: Joe Loftus.


A mortally wounded Astronaut awakens in the upper atmosphere after a catastrophic event. He struggles to remember how he got there and latches himself on to the only familiar thing to him, his own severed arm.


About the director

Joe Loftus is an award winning Animator/Film maker based in ireland. He has worked in animation for over 10 years and has animated and directed on projects for Disney, BBC, Hasbro, Discovery, Warner, Sky and RTE.
His short films have won awards and played in festivals across the world. After the huge success of his short film Girl and Robot, he is now on the festival circuit with his latest film Still Up There.

Filmmaker's note

'Still Up There' is a dark spin on life after death, an Astonaut awakens in the upper atmosphere unaware of how or why he is still alive . This story encourages the audience to engage and assemble the true pieces of the narrative themselves.

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