The Astronot makes its Canadian Premiere at the Regina International Film Festival in Saskatchewan

Pennan Brae wote, scored, starred in and co-produced The Astronot.

Regina International Film Festival

The Astronot is a feature film drama set during the 1960’s space race, written, scored, starring and co-produced by Pennan Brae.

It's an honour to have The Astronot make its Canadian premiere at the RIFF. As a Canadian, it's great to take part in a domestic festival and what better place than the lovely city of Regina?”

— Pennan Brae

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA, August 15, 2018 / — The Astronot, currently on the film festival circuit, is excited to announce its official Canadian premiere at the Regina International Film Festival in Regina, Saskatchewan. The feature film is an Official Selection in the Feature Film category and will screen at the Cineplex Odeon South on Thursday, August 16 at 11:00 am – 12:15 pm. (The Regina International Film Festival runs from August 14 – 18th.) The film has already won dozens of awards worldwide.

The feature film is a drama set during the space race of the 1960’s, written, scored, starring and co-produced by Pennan Brae. 

The film follows Daniel McKovsky, a young man who lost both his parents at a young age and whose only solace is in his fascination with space travel and the cosmos beyond. One day at the age of 30, he meets outgoing postal worker, Sandy Allister. This new inclusion into his otherwise lonely existence forces Daniel to confront his darkest fears of loss and emptiness which shall lead him towards becoming, The Astronot.

The Astronot was filmed in rural Oregon, using local cast and crew, including director Tim Cash of Far From Earth Films. The Astronot has already won accolades at various international film festivals in the USA, UK & Europe including Best Actor (Pennan Brae), Score (Pennan Brae) and Trailer.

'It's an honour to have The Astronot make its Canadian premiere at the RIFF. As a Canadian, it's great to take part in a domestic film festival and what better place than the lovely capital city of Regina.”- Pennan Brae

Also a musician, Pennan Brae’s upcoming album (also called, The Astronot), features 11 songs which serve as the film’s soundtrack. The first single, “Walk With Me” was already released to radio in the UK, Canada & Europe and received airplay on over 200 stations. The album was recorded at Blue Light Studio in Vancouver with producer Kaj Falch-Nielsen, with additional sessions taking place in Los Angeles with composer/producer Eric Alexandrakis, renowned drummer Steve Ferrone and INXS bassist Garry Gary Beers. The second single, ‘Crashland’ is set for release to Canadian radio one week following the Regina festival.

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The Astronot Official Trailer

Source: EIN Presswire