Faster Than Light

  • Format Feature Film
  • Status Financing
  • Genre Thriller | Science Fiction
  • Audience Teens | Adults
  • Rating PG-13
  • Synopsis

    Josef is left to solve the disappearance of his brother Harry who was working on a machine which would allow his brain to communicate with computers near the speed of light. Following a crumb trail of clues and with the help of Harry’s assistant Anna, he uncovers the weird world of fringe science and time dilation which Harry was operating in.

    Josef draws out Melbourne’s underbelly of biological hacking, deep sea creature smuggling and financial anarchists. All looking to get rich on the back of a global financial crash of Harry’s orchestration. None of them are concerned with anything except finding Harry or the money, even the police dangle Josef out there on a hook. Josef can’t trust any of the people around him.

    When the threats turn deadly can Josef find his brother, find the money and leave with the girl without destroying the mechanisms at the heart of the world’s financial system?

Synopsis

Money Can't Buy You Time

Josef is left to solve the disappearance of his brother Harry who was working on a machine which would allow his brain to communicate with computers near the speed of light. Following a crumb trail of clues and with the help of Harry’s assistant Anna, he uncovers the weird world of fringe science and time dilation which Harry was operating in.

Josef draws out Melbourne’s underbelly of biological hacking, deep sea creature smuggling and financial anarchists. All looking to get rich on the back of a global financial crash of Harry’s orchestration. None of them are concerned with anything except finding Harry or the money, even the police dangle Josef out there on a hook. Josef can’t trust any of the people around him.

When the threats turn deadly can Josef find his brother, find the money and leave with the girl without destroying the mechanisms at the heart of the world’s financial system?

  • Director Sasha Whitehouse

    Sasha Whitehouse had a Diploma from New Zealand’s Film and TV school before graduating from Melbourne’s VCA School of Film and TV with a BA in Film and TV. 

    He's shot, edited or produced numerous award-winning short films, documentaries, web content and commercial spots for clients like Tag Heuer, Australian Ballet, Telstra, Qantas, and the Victorian Aids Council among others.

  • Writers Brendan Black

    Brendan Black is a filmmaker, writer and playwright based in Melbourne, Australia.  His work includes the stage play ‘Trotsky and Friends’, which premiered at the 2016 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and returning for the  2017 festival.  

    His short films include The Key to Success (2011) and Love, But Not as We Know It (2017).

    Edward Lynden-Bell

    Edward Lynden-Bell is a New Zealand writer and Director known for running a prolific music video and short take New Zealand based production company and Directing  The Last Great Snail Chase (2007), writing for Intrinsic Value films,  the New Zealand Film Commission and for Simon Hunter's Edie (2017).

  • Producer Sacha Rodríguez

    A Producer for over 20 years, In the 90's Sacha established Sydney production house Ha! Ha! GAS and went on to manage large-scale television productions, live concerts and events for MTV networks in America, before completing a Post Graduate at the VCA School of Film and Television to develop and produce documentaries feature films, documentaries and television series.