Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022

Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022

Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022

Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022


Saemundur Thor Helgason, ‘MANTIS’, Rijksakademie open studios, 2022

MANTIS

Rijksakademie open studios

2022
 

‘MANTIS’ is a short sci-fi film about an artist producing the Solar Plexus Pressure Belt™, a Deep Touch Pressure technology alleviating financial anxiety. During a late night of work, they are suddenly abducted by extraterrestrials. Upon returning to the studio, they find that their appearance, as well as their mood, has begun to change. The film is currently in post production, but a preliminary edit is on view at the Rijksakademie open studios.

Writer / Director:
Saemundur Thor Helgason

Protagonist:
Anto López Espinosa

Assistant Director:
Brianna Leatherbury

Composer:
Gunnar Gunnsteinsson

Sound operator:
Kamron Hazel

Prosthetic makeup:
Brianna Leatherbury
Saemundur Thor Helgason

Stylists:
Brianna Leatherbury
Anto López Espinosa

DOP / VFX / Editor:
Saemundur Thor Helgason

Producer:
Félag Borgara (eng. ‘Fellowship of Citizens’)
Mark