When Erik writes his fantasies of being a space marine, he unexpectedly dives into the secrets of his subconscious.
United States | 2020 | 24 mins
Directed by Ian Asbjørnsen
with Zachary Ray Sherman, Kelsey Reinhardt, Troy Doherty, Nicholas Oteri
Director: Ian Asbjørnsen
Screenplay: Ian Asbjørnsen
Produced by: Amy Reedy Asbjørnsen
Cast: Zachary Ray Sherman, Kelsey Reinhardt, Troy Doherty, Nicholas Oteri, Shani Drake, Ren Holly Liu, Erik Reedy, Varda Appleton
Country: United States
Length: 24 minutes
About the Director
Ian Asbjørnsen is an in-house director and cinematographer at GUESS? World Headquarters, where he’s shot & directed international campaign videos.
Asbjørnsen’s short films have premiered internationally, winning at festivals like the Vogue Cultural Calendar’s New Renaissance Film Festival (Best LGBTQ Dance Film). His AT&T commercial was awarded for telling the story of an immigrant businesswoman.
Music videos he’s directed have played on mtvU on rotation, premiered nationally on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly, and have been featured on Spin Mag, Pitchfork, Noisy, XXL Magazine, Brainfeeder Records, Glamour Mag UK, and Topshop.
With an M.F.A. from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Asbjørnsen’s work explores the intersection of science fiction, psychology, and popular culture.