Sci-Fi Short Film "FTL" | Presented by DUST

  • Published on Jan 5, 2019
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    "FTL" by Adam Stern
    A lone astronaut testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible.
    Ethan Kane, a NASA Astronaut and decorated pilot, has recently retired from active duty to spend more time with his wife and young son. As he tries to adjust to a quieter life on the ground, he’s approached to fly one last mission...testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft. While the world watches, Kane takes The Longshot on its maiden voyage.
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Comments • 7 972

    JESSE B 2 hours ago

    Imagine traveling further than your own imagination, not what you could think about but what you possibly can't think about!!!

  • Ignis
    Ignis 2 hours ago

    Reminds me of Unicron from the '80s Transformers

  • US Of Zion
    US Of Zion 3 hours ago

    Aliens be like, you humans are rejects. Destroy your own and stay away from us. 😝😝😂


    Wow! Best movie of the year so far for me. That was awesome. Subscribed

  • gary mckechnie
    gary mckechnie 5 hours ago

    Has Any1 else seen the new advert directed by Ridley Scott , looks better than any sci fi film I have seen in years . I thought it was a trailer for a new movie 😂

  • Frank Andrews
    Frank Andrews 6 hours ago +1

    Deus ex machina, sci-fi style.

  • Mr.Metagross
    Mr.Metagross 6 hours ago +1

    this is amazing you more than earned a subscription

  • Dan Kennedy
    Dan Kennedy 8 hours ago

    But that ending is infact the ultimate bitchslap from the world of physics. I love it.

  • Dan Kennedy
    Dan Kennedy 8 hours ago

    ODE but for that one moment when all the pieces of the puzzle fit and I launch.... and tear through the streets in a 60s car that makes a funny kinda sound really. Hard to discribe the way its nothing and then it just seems to slap you in the face.

  • Glen Stevenson
    Glen Stevenson 10 hours ago

    What about the game forces on his body he'd be squaced

  • Outside In
    Outside In 11 hours ago

    Very enjoyable light entertainment.

  • Peter Torbay
    Peter Torbay 12 hours ago

    "Your eyes! What have they done to your eyes?!" she screams.
    Slow pullback to face-on POV of Commander.
    Commander blinks ... with golden lizard eyes and huge dark red pupils.
    "What do you mean. What's wrong with my eyes?"
    A dark shadow falls over his face from the side.
    A huge black granite monolith slowly topples, crushing all three into the neatly manicured lawn.
    [SFX] Sudden storm whips up the dust, with faint whisper in the wind of 'I'm sorry, Dave, I can't do that'.

  • Woo's Heroes
    Woo's Heroes 12 hours ago


  • Michael Einstein
    Michael Einstein 14 hours ago +1

    The point is :
    If he surpassed light speed how about no delay with radio communications.
    It supposed to hearing him back after long time at least after 3-4 hours time or even days
    Regards Micheal

  • Sunil Koranga
    Sunil Koranga 14 hours ago

    starting song name ?

  • Gravel789
    Gravel789 16 hours ago

    what kind of no man's sky bs.....

  • Lovekesh Sharma
    Lovekesh Sharma 18 hours ago


  • Kyle
    Kyle 18 hours ago

    Turns out Aliens are nicer than actual humans.

  • Ivanna Nukya
    Ivanna Nukya 20 hours ago

    This is rediculous. Was this filmed in a college? They could find five people for mission control? He doesn't even put on his pressure helmet? So lame

  • jimmy rock
    jimmy rock 20 hours ago

    interstellar short film, his wife should be 90 years old when he return back, he travelled future

  • Utsav Bhatnagar
    Utsav Bhatnagar 21 hour ago

    How much did the Uber charge from space?

  • tr3ntmck
    tr3ntmck 22 hours ago

    I don't think that's his entanglement works

  • A Shore
    A Shore Day ago

    I think there might be a slightly longer delay in talking over the radio haha

  • Leif Harmsen
    Leif Harmsen Day ago


  • Namith Krishna
    Namith Krishna Day ago

    Lannan, who's the sweat now! 😂 😂 😂

  • David Tal
    David Tal Day ago

    that... was Way WAY cool! finally a short that didnt end up in a feked up manner! ty!!

  • Intimidation
    Intimidation Day ago +1

    As soon as I saw the title I thought to myself “Does the game FTL have its own movie now?!?” I was let down almost immediately.

    Does anyone know what that is anymore? I loved that game

    • SemiMono
      SemiMono 9 hours ago

      Same on all accords.

  • Joseph Jankovics

    A crying astronaut??? WTF!!!!!

  • turtlemouth
    turtlemouth Day ago

    Must have been during another of Trump's government shutdowns since Mission Control only had five people working that day.

  • Joseph Jankovics

    Why all the credit to government??? The whole of it is made of stupid , incapable morons!!

  • Ghanshyam Sharma

    क्या यह संभव है इंसान ने जो भी सोचा है वह जरुर पुरा होता है प्रयस जारी रखे

  • Nigel Weir
    Nigel Weir Day ago

    Next great director ,not bad , why he never had a helmet I only ask

  • Wuan Brown
    Wuan Brown Day ago

    That was surprisingly very good. Big applause to the Creator's I honestly enjoyed that wish it we're a full length film maybe one day.

  • Andris Paralax
    Andris Paralax Day ago

    How much faster are they than the light in this one? The light distance between Earth and Mars is 4.3 minutes. Are they going double that speed!?

  • fpv typ
    fpv typ Day ago

    Freakin amazing. The effects the acting, editing, music. Amazing. Top Hollywood level.

  • Tim Byles
    Tim Byles Day ago

    Wow. Wish that was a full length feature film.

  • Tim Byles
    Tim Byles Day ago

    Anybody know what the music is please?

  • T A
    T A Day ago +1

    Can he see Trump's Wall from space?

  • T A
    T A Day ago +2

    Come on. We know astronauts mostly were fighter pilots. So they are used to killing strangers because a politician told them to. So please don't go too far on the sentiment.
    Disappointed that the astronaut was not looking, recording, noting what he could see, what the instruments were reading, his location etc.
    The hugging at the end was too much. She's an astronaut's wife so she probably is pretty knowledgeable and curious about this stuff. Why didn't she record it on her phone, or ask him about it?
    Can he see Trump's Wall from space?

  • Stuart Auld
    Stuart Auld Day ago

    The idiots watching this at? sigma3245 might disagree

  • Jack Atkins
    Jack Atkins Day ago

    "The Best Sci-Fi in The Galaxy"
    That was terrible. I thought the plot was beyond cliched and the scientific accuracy was even worse. What a waste of 15 minutes. OH AND THE ACTING.

  • Martin Smith
    Martin Smith Day ago

    A bit of a teletubbie astronaut

  • Bob Phillips
    Bob Phillips Day ago

    Now they need a full length film version of that. 👍

  • Saad Bin Zahoor
    Saad Bin Zahoor Day ago

    its like converting human into binary code .. Haha

  • Scott Ross
    Scott Ross Day ago

    That was a religious experience!

  • Annyai Presoski
    Annyai Presoski Day ago

    I think if you want to be successful at short films you need to move away from Hollywood cliche....the picture of family, the family flashback, the waiting family, the ‘initiate.....this, that or the other’, and ‘diagnostics’ etc etc .......and on No account, have a female flight commander say to her male counterpart, ‘you are clear for initial thrust.’ Speech needs to be clear too. Though I predicted the end after 4 minutes, it was a good story with good effects. Drop Hollywood though.

  • Bob Phillips
    Bob Phillips Day ago

    Traveling faster than the speed of light? So he would travel back in time than? Travelling near the speed of light means that his son might be his age or older by the time he returns, like Interstellar.

  • Tammy MacDonald
    Tammy MacDonald Day ago

    That was great!!!! Would love to see it as a weekly feature or major motion picture!!!

  • rats in london
    rats in london Day ago

    If this hapens nowadays he wil be fired because dont report at the company immediatly

  • Gvrlv
    Gvrlv Day ago

    best sci-fi, what about rick and morty?

  • needmoreramsay
    needmoreramsay Day ago

    Aww, one of the best fictional stories I've seen in awhile. Space travel, aliens and a loving marriage. It has everything !

  • Andrew Paige
    Andrew Paige Day ago

    Loved it

  • Richard OBrien
    Richard OBrien Day ago +1

    Some of the worst acting I’ve ever encountered!

  • tonz lang
    tonz lang Day ago

    then they will have sex and she gets pregnant with an alien sperm.

  • Patrick Palmer
    Patrick Palmer Day ago

    That was great

  • Liberty Cap
    Liberty Cap Day ago

    Be better if they had Russian accents 😘

  • Aaron Proctor
    Aaron Proctor Day ago

    So... given current events this is a much more probable first flight for Zaphram Cochran

  • Sean Riddolls
    Sean Riddolls Day ago

    Does NASA only employ 3 people?

  • Phabian D kesson
    Phabian D kesson 2 days ago

    This seires compleatly please my need for love death and robots

  • WWeronko
    WWeronko 2 days ago

    For a first contact scenario with the best and brightest at the controls, Commander Kane is remarkably wimpy. I would have hoped better from our astronaut corps.

  • testbooster
    testbooster 2 days ago

    Whom ever did this.....Cheers and good job.

  • Laura Radigan
    Laura Radigan 2 days ago

    Breath taking visuals. Will this ever become a series?

  • Peter Houle
    Peter Houle 2 days ago

    for us watching him travel to Mars at light speed, 3 minutes would pass. for him, travelling at light speed, the journey would be instantaneous.

  • Vernon Carpenterjr
    Vernon Carpenterjr 2 days ago

    These propaganda films....NASA snakes

  • popeyed banjo609
    popeyed banjo609 2 days ago +1

    ship stopping dead like that with no seatbelt..would have been purifide all over windows!!

  • Lalit Dubey
    Lalit Dubey 2 days ago +2

    2 things I learned from this:
    1. NASA doesn't care about their astronauts.
    2. Aliens are better than us.

  • Kelmire1
    Kelmire1 2 days ago

    How do these guys keep getting work?
    I like their short videos, they're very well done and unique...
    But doesn't it take a lot of time and money to make these? Hell movies spend hundreds of millions on CGI worse than this..
    So how are these guys actually keeping themselves afloat?

  • 👁️
    👁️ 2 days ago

    Liked this alot untill the feeble ending, why oh why do film makers find it hard to finalize a ending which is worthy of the rest of the film please ffs sort it out!.....ahhhhhh

  • illuminati
    illuminati 2 days ago +5

    3 weeks later the aliens blew up Earth.
    Reason - Too many deadly conflicts not enough cooperation amongst humans.

  • shino riu
    shino riu 2 days ago

    moral of history: we will never be able to dominate nature, and always wanting higher, always further is not necessarily a good thing...

  • shino riu
    shino riu 2 days ago


  • Brian Folley
    Brian Folley 2 days ago

    how would you interperate that. we will look after you or dont come back

  • TheDarkarmani
    TheDarkarmani 2 days ago

    I was really hoping he would teleport onto the lawn in a seated position and fall down first.

  • TIlak Sevak
    TIlak Sevak 2 days ago

    Really good short movie and very awesome graphics!! I wish bollywood would have such an extraordinary graphics!!!, why don’t they hire such ppl???

  • TIlak Sevak
    TIlak Sevak 2 days ago

    A trillion dollar toy hijacked!!

  • Fabio Almeida
    Fabio Almeida 2 days ago

    noise at space ??

  • Mustached Squid
    Mustached Squid 2 days ago

    This, is, fake, the earth is not round, its is thicc. Jk
    Great movie I love it

  • Aron Le Baron
    Aron Le Baron 2 days ago

    Where did the brown-haired astronaut and his brunette wife get their blonde child from?

  • BoussoleFire
    BoussoleFire 2 days ago +5

    Aliens still have his ship.
    And they're laughing at it

  • Paul Fahy
    Paul Fahy 2 days ago

    Look , it's Unicron !!

  • Jagdish Jena
    Jagdish Jena 2 days ago


  • the moto user
    the moto user 2 days ago

    Want to travel with the speed of light some day 😜

  • David Grove
    David Grove 2 days ago

    Really liked that nice one.

  • FretFreak02
    FretFreak02 2 days ago

    No one? Well okay then! The real question - off course - is, did he get his anus probed?

  • HisNameIs Greatest
    HisNameIs Greatest 2 days ago

    The guys facial expressions always make me think something is gone wrong. Ffs get a right casting!

  • Walkin'Cat
    Walkin'Cat 2 days ago

    This actor is in every CGI trailer.

  • Andre3K
    Andre3K 2 days ago

    I would loved to have seen a feature length version of this.

  • loyd walters
    loyd walters 2 days ago

    That sorry sack sold us out to the aliens for a free trip back home! Now that national security has been breached, Donald Trump is Earths last hope.

  • electrondady1
    electrondady1 2 days ago

    good job. every one likes a happy ending

  • Zlatan
    Zlatan 2 days ago

    don't litter organic material?

  • 2 days ago +1

    Touchscreens were the 1947 Rosewell reversed engineered UFO tech.... stolen by the government used for Apple Steve Jobs .. then shared tech with Google ABC alphabet Eric Schmidt DARPA Facebook twitter TVclip Microsoft ..etcz

  • 2 days ago +1

    Double double cheese cheese burger buger please

  • 2 days ago

    Power the FLUX capacitor .... it will get you all the way to mars

  • 2 days ago +2

    You are authorized to fart 💨.... Roger that....oops 💩

  • Joe Ward
    Joe Ward 2 days ago

    They have technology to reach Mars in 3 minutes and most of you are griping about comm being real time?

  • Herdîr-o i Ñoldor
    Herdîr-o i Ñoldor 2 days ago +46

    Wow. These 14 minutes are better than entire movies now a days.

    • Outside In
      Outside In 11 hours ago


    • The Dolmen
      The Dolmen Day ago +2

      Still a better love story than Twilight..

    • MaiAolei
      MaiAolei Day ago +2

      Exactly what I was thinking.

  • Concept2realitysobe LLC

    Boss film!

  • Mark Cheng
    Mark Cheng 2 days ago

    How do I see the full movie?

  • Mood Music
    Mood Music 3 days ago

    Part 2 please😭