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THE LEVIATHAN (2015) Short Film: Ruairi Robinson’s Short That Landed Fox Film Deal

The Leviathan Concept Art

The Leviathan Short Film. Ruairi Robinson‘s The Leviathan (2015) short film‘s plot synopsis: “By the early 22nd century mankind had colonized many worlds. Faster than light travel was made possible by harvesting exotic matter from the eggs of the largest species mankind has ever seen. Those that take part in the hunt are mostly involuntary labor.”

On the production of The Leviathan:

Proof of Concept/pitch for The Leviathan, created by Ruairi Robinson.
Developed with the assistance of Bord Scannáin na hÉireann/ the Irish Film Board
And Jim Uhls who wrote the script for FIGHT CLUB
Creature design by Jordu Schell
Sound design by Brandon Jones

On the film deal spurred into existence by this short film:

Twentieth Century Fox has picked up sci-fi spec “The Leviathan” with Simon Kinberg on board to produce and Neill Blomkamp exec producing…Fox’s Steve Asbell brought the pitch in and will oversee for the studio…Aditya Sood [is] joining Kinberg and Robinson as producers.

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Source: Variety

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