A family living in the shadow of a space elevator struggles to survive in a dystopian future. A short sci-fi epic. Watch it big (in HD!). Watch it loud!! Shot in Melbourne, Bendigo and on - quite literally on - Lake Eppalock. www.payloadfilm.com Like us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/payloadfilm Follow us on twitter!! http://twitter.com/payloadfilm http://twitter.com/stuwillis INTERVIEWS and ARTICLES **NEW* Director's Notes: http://www.directorsnotes.com/2012/12/05/dn267-payload-stuart-willis/ Short of the Week : http://www.shortoftheweek.com/2012/10/01/payload/ io9 : http://io9.com/5947943/an-emotionally-intense-short-film-about-hard-living-in-a-space-elevator-town CNET : http://www.cnet.com.au/is-aussie-made-indie-sci-fi-the-hot-new-thing-339341874.htm Director's Live Interview : http://www.directorslive.com/originals/meet-the-filmmaker/meet-the-filmmaker-stuart-willis-2/ PRINCIPAL CAST Dylan Russell, Shane Nagle, Margaret Rivette, and Joanne Owen-Smith PRINCIPAL CREW Written and Directed by Stuart Willis : www.stuwillis.com Produced by Thomas Bicknell Director of Photography: Robert C. Morton : www.robertcmorton.com Colourist: Alex Meddick Production Design by Lunabella Gawler and Judith Desmond Costume Design by Isabella Stadler Edited by Stuart Willis and James Fenton VFX Supervisor: Alex Fry : www.alexfry.com 3D Concept Design and Generalist: Kris Jasper Concept Illustrator: Mel Cook : www.melaniecook.com Graphic Designer: Lisa Cookson Music composed by David Barber : www.davidbarber.com.au Sound design by Leon East : http://www.noisepig.com Full Cast at Crew at IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1836884/fullcredits THANKS Supported by the Ian Potter Cultural Trust http://culturaltrust.ianpotter.org.au/home RED MX supplied by Inspiration Studios http://www.inspirationstudios.com.au Lighting supplied by Parkinson Sound Lighting http://www.soundlightingservices.com/Home Cinesync Pro couresty of Rising Sun Research www.cinesync.com Digital Intermediate courtesy of Rising Sun Pictures www.rsp.com.au Full list of Festivals, Screenings, Awards and Nominations is available out our website.