When Aria receives an SOS from her long lost mother, she must travel to the farthest edge of space and unlock the mystery of the ship known as Somnius to find her.

    S.O.S Box Art image


    • British-Columbia
    • Length: 5 mins. 11 secs.
    • Director: Denver Jackson
    • Genre: Animation
    • Go to project lead
    Average Rating
    Rate This Project

    Pitch Video

    Will you answer the signal?

    Genre: Drama
    Target Audience: Youth 12-17
    Target Length: 5 minutes
    Budget: $10,000

    Created By

    Alain Williams ,  British-Columbia


    S.O.S is a short animation about a young girl called Aria who is searching deep space for her missing mother. She discovers a signal that leads her to an abandoned ship unlike anything she has ever seen. Aria needs to solve the mystery of this ship to unlock the secrets of her mother and her past. Directed by Denver Jackson, written by Alain Williams and scored by Marc Junker, S.O.S will be a stylish short animation that will blend science fiction, suspense and martial arts action, all while telling an engaging, character driven story.


    Sample animation trailer
    Previous short animated film
    Original live-action short trailer

    The Team

    We're three old friends who bond in high school over our love of film and animation. Fifteen years ago we made epic films in our parents' backyard. Now we're grown ups who still make epic films and aspire to someday have backyards of our own.

    Character Breakdowns

    Production Design