Finding someone to drink with is a tricky business in the animated teaser for upcoming sci-fi franchise Space Beers. So tricky, in fact, that it’s a hunt that encompasses the entire universe.
Space Beers, from director/producer Maurice Schutte, co-director Bouke van Veen, and writer Philip M Howe, finds two aliens looking for someone to have a few brews with, and their hunt leads them to our neck of the woods.
Here’s the synopsis:
“Zendra (Sophia La Porta) and Talia (Victoria Broom), two psychotic alien students travelling the universe on a gap year, visit a far-out dive-bar to ease their terminal boredom. But, unimpressed by the unsavory local clientele, decide to teleport random aliens to their table for an epic drinking competition. However, when you have daddy’s unlimited credit card and the entire universe at your fingertips, it takes a bit of trial and error, and possibly the murder of an innocent alien, to find that perfect challenger.
Meanwhile, Jed, a young Scot on a boozy night out at his remote local pub is in the wrong place at the wrong time. The downside being the potential of impending death by being eaten alive as an after-party-man-snack, but on the upside- the beers are free.”
There will be a short film in 2017, a feature film in 2018/2019, and plenty more besides. According to the press release,
“Amsterdam beer brewery Two Chefs will manufacture a brand new beer to mark the film’s release.
The set piece of the space bar itself is also planned to be turned into a pop-up restaurant, allowing diners an out-of-this-world interactive experience, immersing them in the Space Beers universe.”
The animated prologue has been created by KLOMP! Animation. You can find more information about Space Beers on their website.
Keep up with the latest genre news with the new issue of SciFiNow.