Sci-Fi Short Film “FTL" | DUST

A lone astronaut testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible.
"FTL" by Adam Stern
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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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Sci-Fi Short Film “FTL" | DUST


  1. DUST


    2 månader sedan

    Want more DUST? Check out the latest short film "LIMBO" and get lost with us: One man's search for his kidnapped daughter causes his reality to unravel.

    • Geomarey Valleser

      Geomarey Valleser

      3 dagar sedan

      Part2 ...what kind of creature or alien behind the blue spaceship

    • Juan Francisco Cerda gil

      Juan Francisco Cerda gil

      3 dagar sedan

      Grandiosas y epicas

    • Juan Francisco Cerda gil

      Juan Francisco Cerda gil

      3 dagar sedan

      Cooperación internacional

    • siva shankaran

      siva shankaran

      4 dagar sedan


    • Dre Doc

      Dre Doc

      4 dagar sedan


  2. Jeff Banks

    Jeff Banks

    2 timmar sedan

    i dont think you'd be using a joystick at FTL speed lol. sneeze and end up on saturn

  3. Rhavinn


    3 timmar sedan

    I like the Alcubierrie-White warp drive.

  4. Dan Rickard

    Dan Rickard

    3 timmar sedan

    this needs to be a god damn movie!!!!

  5. 10-7intheDesert


    3 timmar sedan

    why is he wearing a spacesuit with no helmet?

  6. John ManyJohns

    John ManyJohns

    4 timmar sedan

    Heavy-handed and obvious but still fun.

  7. JohanOffline


    5 timmar sedan

    Lmfao, so corny.

  8. stephan diehl

    stephan diehl

    6 timmar sedan

    well its nice to see the 3 people at mission control didnt lose any sleep

  9. Pete Hall

    Pete Hall

    7 timmar sedan

    A great film - I really enjoyed it and the ending was very emotional.

  10. Ricardo Caballero

    Ricardo Caballero

    7 timmar sedan

    H o r r i b l e .

  11. Adventure Escape

    Adventure Escape

    9 timmar sedan

    Right arrow past all the wife and kid scenes.



    9 timmar sedan


  13. Age of Reason

    Age of Reason

    9 timmar sedan

    Americans have one director and he produces all their films and shorts.

  14. Андреев Алексей

    Андреев Алексей

    11 timmar sedan

    WHY ?

  15. kumar baran

    kumar baran

    12 timmar sedan

    this type of teleporting is old technology. Instant disintegration and reconstruction without such a long travel is futuristic.

  16. Matty Blake

    Matty Blake

    13 timmar sedan

    dose aliens girl was beautiful ?

  17. sarah taylor

    sarah taylor

    14 timmar sedan

    The Bystander, An amazing new Sci-fi story of an incredible global phenomenon by Harry Wolden

  18. sarah taylor

    sarah taylor

    14 timmar sedan

    The Bystander, An amazing new Sci-fi story of an incredible global phenomenon by Harry Wolden

  19. Dyosorkan


    14 timmar sedan

    There's a slightly misunderstanding about the speed of light. Basically you're moving in space and time. When you move faster in space, you move slower in time (that's relativity). So if you move at the speed of light and then can't move faster in space, that means you don't move in time. So when you travel at the speed of light, your time is stoped (but not the time of an observator from outside). So that means the travel (in that case from Earth to Mars) for the astronaut should be instantaneous but still 3 mins for the other people on Earth. Sometimes, pure cience is way crazier than SF.

  20. senthil kumar

    senthil kumar

    15 timmar sedan

    Next : earth 💥💣blast itself

  21. Bogdan Din

    Bogdan Din

    16 timmar sedan

    05:13 Thank God!

  22. Matteo Inghilleri

    Matteo Inghilleri

    16 timmar sedan


  23. Eequalsmc2


    17 timmar sedan

    absolutely loved it.

  24. Dr. G.S.

    Dr. G.S.

    17 timmar sedan

    Have no idea whats his name, But he played a werewolf in SUPERNATURAL. Its always nice to find one of them In another proyect.

  25. firstbornjordan


    18 timmar sedan

    Innocent earthing with noble intentions, rescued by the race of superior intergallactic intelligence. Reality is: man is not innocent, nor does he have noble intentions. Hoping for a technological Saviour by flattering our intellect while ignoring our sinful human nature. Only God can save us from our present condition. Love the ending here.

  26. 김순


    18 timmar sedan

    Ctrl+x Ctrl+v

  27. iamscoder


    19 timmar sedan

    VFX of this short film is better than most big-budget Bollywood movies.

  28. Canal do Rocco

    Canal do Rocco

    20 timmar sedan

    O M G....NEXT VIDEO?

  29. Giovanni Itchee

    Giovanni Itchee

    20 timmar sedan

    Should have used an Epstein Drive.

  30. Dr Siqunt

    Dr Siqunt

    21 timme sedan

    Insane acting

  31. Flat es Earth Flat Infinity

    Flat es Earth Flat Infinity

    23 timmar sedan

    so real with life itself all dramatic, all a lie because if you investigate you will see that all astronauts are masons 9:45

  32. Jet Boy Y

    Jet Boy Y

    23 timmar sedan

    So we’ve made a propulsion system that can warp space and time to the point where you can end up in another plain of existence and can go anywhere outside of the local group in under an hour while also being safe for human beings to even go anywhere close to the speed of light. But we’ve only built ONE mars colony?

  33. Алексей Елисеев

    Алексей Елисеев

    23 timmar sedan

    Корабль разобрали на металлолом, а жене напечатали копию астронавта на 3D принтере. Душевные ребята, рачительные и заботливые.

  34. RJWaring


    Dag sedan

    She's crying hard cos the insurance payout got cancelled.

  35. Duncan Vincent

    Duncan Vincent

    Dag sedan

    Negative one million stars. Super predictable and entirely pointless.

  36. Axolotl Gaming

    Axolotl Gaming

    Dag sedan

    Just turn off the ship to turn of warp, that means that the power to the engine will be cut off

  37. MacT


    Dag sedan

    "Gravity" called, they want their opening back.

  38. deysi mayhua Bailon

    deysi mayhua Bailon

    Dag sedan


  39. Jyothi 1990

    Jyothi 1990

    Dag sedan

    Which software you use in editing😉 in this short film

  40. GT 43

    GT 43

    Dag sedan

    1:18 that's what she said

  41. Houston Ridgeway

    Houston Ridgeway

    Dag sedan

    Looks like a green man ship...if we make it's fine if aliens make it...bizerk... gone wild ..fear control...

  42. Ghostdog4


    Dag sedan


  43. Rashad williams

    Rashad williams

    Dag sedan

    that is god and what he look like 9:52

  44. Mateus Sousa

    Mateus Sousa

    Dag sedan

    Aliens be like: "Don't throw your trash in my yard."

  45. Brett Endres

    Brett Endres

    Dag sedan

    Lead actor was great in Supernatural.

  46. keinschnee


    Dag sedan

    In dem Moment als wir glaubten, wir hätten das Universum mit unserer Technik gezähmt, zeigte uns eine andere Spezis, das wir immer noch am Anfang standen.

  47. S L

    S L

    Dag sedan

    Plot twist: It wasn't her husband that returned.

  48. Milan Mor Markovics

    Milan Mor Markovics

    Dag sedan

    18E dislike? The only negative in this movie is that is not a series. :)

  49. Lin Yen Chin

    Lin Yen Chin

    Dag sedan

    7:08 "Warning! Hull breach"-!? ... Even a microscopic hull breach at that speed would lead to instantaneous explosion due to FTL. There would be no warning, just explosion.

  50. Luciano F.

    Luciano F.

    Dag sedan

    I prefer the old science fiction films more than the modern ones....

  51. Jonathan Durey

    Jonathan Durey

    Dag sedan

    Not bad.

  52. code99k


    Dag sedan

    They squirted him out

  53. jimmytwogunz


    Dag sedan

    I think that was a copy of him in the End.... But who knows it's a good twist :)

  54. Andy Man

    Andy Man

    Dag sedan

    i'm not saying it's space aliens right, but it goes without saying, it's fkn space aliens

  55. Cris tian

    Cris tian

    2 dagar sedan

    Que onda que la hay película?!

  56. Steven Carmichael

    Steven Carmichael

    2 dagar sedan

    We're not hosting an interstellar kegger up here.

  57. Neal Zalagens

    Neal Zalagens

    2 dagar sedan

    kinda cool, is there a follow on to this?

  58. Jay H

    Jay H

    2 dagar sedan

    ...,and before calling anyone else, I would go into my home and remain inside with my family until State dept came and dragged me out.

  59. Juneesh Elayadath

    Juneesh Elayadath

    2 dagar sedan

    മലയാളീസ് ആരെങ്കിലും ഉണ്ടോ, ഇതൊരു കൊള്ളാവുന്ന ചാനൽ ആണ് ട്ടൊ...😃

  60. hellenismosadventure


    2 dagar sedan

    In todays Protoss headlines a Human escaped from our Earth zoo using primitive technology. Govt officials advised their is no need to panic as our defence department has seized the equipment and transported the pet human back to earth.

  61. TREE Frog

    TREE Frog

    2 dagar sedan

    Wow ,,Awesome movie

  62. John Bayer

    John Bayer

    2 dagar sedan

    The round thing with light shooting out reminds me of one of my fractal desktops.

  63. Paul Johnson

    Paul Johnson

    2 dagar sedan

    holy shit that was cool

  64. Lon Palmer

    Lon Palmer

    2 dagar sedan

    What was THAT? I don't get it.

  65. gewinnste


    2 dagar sedan

    I'm 100% certain they wouldn't put a human in the device making the first-ever FTL-trip.

  66. Torwächter


    2 dagar sedan

    2:11 See, that's a perfect example of wrong decision on the directors side. This SHOULD be a quiet, intimate scene between two people but instead of choosing a steady or fixed cam and and angle where he could film from a certain and important distance, he chose a shaky cam that is way too close to the protagonists. It feels intrusive, like being an invisible stalker. There is no intimacy and no romance and the scene fails.

  67. manieks130


    2 dagar sedan

    slabe odtworzenie rzeczywistego scenariusza ...jakim on by nie był.... z Ziemi na Marsa nawet kasku czy tam hełmu nie założył chyba produkcja takich kosztow nie przewidziała .. .:)

  68. Nemo D333

    Nemo D333

    2 dagar sedan

    What's the point of whole film? Dumbest aliens ever. Capture, dissect, destroy (or manipulate for own advantage, before destroying).

  69. Mahmud Kamil Syakur

    Mahmud Kamil Syakur

    2 dagar sedan

    this is nice, i love it

  70. Martin Trippel

    Martin Trippel

    2 dagar sedan

    They also invented a in time Communication System, nice 👍

  71. Arnaud MEURET

    Arnaud MEURET

    2 dagar sedan

    Pilot actor: “Isn’t it dumb that I don’t wear a helmet?” Director: “No, don’t worry, it’s to trigger SE-one comments!”

    • Neal Zalagens

      Neal Zalagens

      2 dagar sedan

      well.....if you crash while going that fast, does the helmet do anything?

  72. Nelida R H.

    Nelida R H.

    2 dagar sedan

    así crearon el enterprise.

  73. Januszewskijanuszek


    2 dagar sedan

    1 - if it take 3 min to travel to mars with ligh speed so hao fast is radio rays travel and pilot is able to talk with HQ with no delay 2 - there is no sound in space 3 - acceleration to 300,000 km / s in 1 second would turn it into a wet spot

  74. Sachin K Joseph

    Sachin K Joseph

    2 dagar sedan

    Commander talking with ISS in normal speed when he reach mars... They can't overcome the speed of light while communicating in that distance and that is a lagging of 3.03minutes

  75. Chuck Kokoska

    Chuck Kokoska

    2 dagar sedan

    That was sooooo good!

  76. รถตัดหญ้านั่งขับ mowersmart

    รถตัดหญ้านั่งขับ mowersmart

    2 dagar sedan


  77. Niklas Alfvin

    Niklas Alfvin

    2 dagar sedan

    That was some nice aliens.

  78. Zbigniew Piatek

    Zbigniew Piatek

    2 dagar sedan

    When I heard "travel faster than light" I just ceased to watch with the speed of light.

  79. El Draino

    El Draino

    3 dagar sedan


  80. Stupid Is

    Stupid Is

    3 dagar sedan

    Show this video to elon musk lol

  81. 《Dramiel》


    3 dagar sedan


  82. 《Dramiel》


    3 dagar sedan


  83. Mister T

    Mister T

    3 dagar sedan

    This is what happens when Scotty stacks too many Dylithium Crystals, the Warp Speed gets stuck at 100x. Great short film, well shot with stunning visuals. It'd be nice if the cast were listed in the info section.

  84. Joseph Galbraith

    Joseph Galbraith

    3 dagar sedan

    Fantastic, this little short can be taken in all kind of directions! BRAVO !!!

  85. Roberto Bulgarelli

    Roberto Bulgarelli

    3 dagar sedan

    I liked

  86. Blue Screen

    Blue Screen

    3 dagar sedan

    Alien: Who is imposter Guy: not me! Alien: Fak of terran!

  87. pcolageorge


    3 dagar sedan

    They said "Don't come back here Yankee" But if I ever do I'll bring more money

    • ganymede3141


      Dag sedan

      You'll need that money, 'cause all she wants to do is dance...

  88. R Herrera

    R Herrera

    3 dagar sedan

    Aliens kidnapped him

  89. Chris Dykstra

    Chris Dykstra

    3 dagar sedan

    1:18 That's literally what she said.

  90. Gerard Knijnenburg

    Gerard Knijnenburg

    3 dagar sedan

    A month later the human race traces back our steps to that mystical alien race and farm their bodies to power our cars, the end.

  91. Julien Tuetey

    Julien Tuetey

    3 dagar sedan

    ok, so nothing to do with FTL the game then...

  92. dspguitar


    3 dagar sedan

    Very enjoyable.

  93. Vadim Yakovlev

    Vadim Yakovlev

    3 dagar sedan

    Ok, I'm not asking why he wasn't spread around entire ship cabin during acceleration and deceleration (let's assume he was travelling via some "subspace" or whatever), or how he was able to keep instant communications between Earth and Mars... but why in the world first test FTL flight wasn't performed by a drone?

    • julius caesar

      julius caesar

      Dag sedan

      Its just a movie.

  94. Broc felix

    Broc felix

    3 dagar sedan

    Very cool

  95. killer anime

    killer anime

    3 dagar sedan

    send this video to elon musk

  96. Abgehackt


    3 dagar sedan

    ну так себе, не буду лайкать

  97. Weirdoago Kerman

    Weirdoago Kerman

    3 dagar sedan

    This is a complicated way of explaining cut and paste

  98. Shoubert


    3 dagar sedan

    Looks like he found Veger before Kirk. Good flick.

  99. Thomas. M.

    Thomas. M.

    3 dagar sedan

    that was awesome

  100. Джабар Ахметов

    Джабар Ахметов

    3 dagar sedan

    13:35 - Дорогой познакомься с Майком, он мой новый муж. - Погоди меня не было всего 21 час?!

    • Михаил Маркеев

      Михаил Маркеев

      Dag sedan

      - Тук-тук! - Кто там? - Мосгаз!