“Sometimes the most dangerous journey is to the center of your own mind.”
The official multi-language international Video On Demand release will be available on iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play and YouTube Premium from February 2nd 2021.
The English audio version will be accompanied by subtitles in Castilian, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish to cover its availability in 92 Countries.
COGNITION received the rare privilege of a public premiere and a three-week cinema release at the Archlight Cinema, part of the iconic Battersea Power Station complex in London in November 2020.
Produced & Directed by Ravi Ajit Chopra, COGNITION is a short dystopian sci-fi drama / thriller about a son confronting his past. Journeying through the symbolic landscape of the subconscious mind, the story follows an unbreakable bond between father and son…. a bond that transcends SPACE AND TIME….
Planet Vega, a breathtaking world of unparalleled beauty…
10-year old Abner dreams of nothing more than exploring the entire universe as he gazes up at Vega’s majestic Twilight sky. But those dreams are far from realistic – He and his father Elias live a humble, nomadic lifestyle on the endless desert-scapes of Vega.
But miles away there is another Vega, a state-controlled Vega, separate from the colonies. A Vega that is home only to an Elite class to have built a technological Empire that is unexcelled in the universe. This is a world Elias fears, a world he has kept Secret from Abner all these years. But he can only shepherd his son for so long…
This uncompromising short Sci-Fi drama fuses two distant worlds in a roller-coaster ride through the darkest chasms of the mind.
Run time: 27minutes
You can see the trailer for the film RIGHT HERE
Rising Composer Samuel Karl Bohn composed the film score, renowned Production Designers Universal Creations (Star Wars, Guardians of the Galaxy) built key sets and props. Emmy award winning Supervising Sound Editor Stuart McCowan and his team produced a searing atmospheric soundtrack at Twickenham Film Studios with a Dolby Atmos print at Abbey Road Studios. Various VFX companies including Emmy winning Peerless, Bandito Studios, Territory Studios and Foundry helped to complete the 350 VFX shots. Technicolor worked on the film from an early stage for a period of a year, and provided their visual wizardry on invisible VFX, grading and finish.
Director and producer Ravi Ajit Chopra said: “Cognition is a very personal film for me, I have always been fascinated with the inner workings of the mind, and what it means to confront your trauma / demons and follow your dreams….. I hope the audience will enjoy coming on this psychological rollercoaster ride.”
COGNITION will be available in 9 languages across 92 countries, from February 2nd 2021 on Apple iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play and YouTube Premium
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