The Astronot will Screen at the Oregon Independent Film Festival on Tuesday, Sept 18

Tim Cash, Far From Earth Films

The Astronot is a feature film drama set during the 1960’s space race, directed and co-produced by Oregon filmmaker Tim Cash and filmed entirely in Oregon.

Working on The Astronot was a dream come true for me. It was one of the hardest and most rewarding projects I've ever been a part of.”

— Tim Cash, Far From Earth Films (Director of The Astronot)

EUGENE, OR, USA, September 17, 2018 / — The Astronot, currently on the film festival circuit, is screening at the Oregon Independent Film Festival in Eugene, OR.The feature film already won Best Sci-Fi Film and is nominated for Best Picture. The film will screen at the Broadway Metro Cinemas (Eugene) on Tuesday, September 18 at 8:30 PM. The film has already won dozens of awards worldwide,

The feature film, a drama set during the space race of the 1960’s, was written/scored/starring/co-produced by Pennan Brae (Vancouver, Canada) and directed/co-produced by Tim Cash (Bend, OR). 

The film follows Daniel McKovsky, a young man who lost both his parents at a young age and whose only solace is 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. "Working on The Astronot was a dream come true for me. It was one of the hardest and most rewarding projects I've ever been a part of," says Tim Cash, Director of The Astronot.

The Astronot has already won accolades at various international film festivals in the USA, UK & Europe including Best Feature Film, Screenplay & Score. 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 currently airing on rock radio in Canada.

The Oregon Independent Film Festival runs from September 18-26 and holds events in cities across Oregon including Eugene and Portland, ending in ceremonies, premieres, press events and movie screenings.

For information on tickets, visit the festival’s website at For more information on The Astronot please visit

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The Astronaut Official Trailer

Source: EIN Presswire