Ian Asbjornsen

Writer | Director

Ian Asbjornsen

Odyssey Omega

“Odyssey Omega” is a short sci-fi / psychological thriller starring Zach Sherman (90210, Everything Sucks, Cuck), Kelsey Reinhardt (Transparent), Nicholas Oteri (Sundance’s Four Good Days, Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children), and Troy Doherty (This is Us, The Last Ship).

Logline: When Erik writes his fantasies of being a space marine, he unexpectedly dives into the secrets of his subconscious.


London Film Week, 2020
Official Selection

New Renaissance Film Festival Amsterdam, 2021
Official Selection

Fantasy/Sci-Fi Feedback Festival, 2020
WINNER Best Sci-Fi Film (Best Film of the Festival)

Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival, 2021
Winner: Best Cinematography Runner Up
Winner: Best Editing Runner Up
Finalist: Best Sci Fi Short
Finalist: Best Director
Finalist: Best Practical Effects

Colorado International SciFi and Fantasy Film Festival 2020
Winner: Best Soundtrack
Winner: Best Actor – Zachary Sherman
Nominated: Best Ensemble Acting, Best Direction, Best in Show

London Independent Film Awards September 2020

Oniros Film Awards
Best Main Theme October 2020
Finalist - Odyssey Omega

Lift-Off Genre Lab
Official Selection

Zed Fest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

Best Original Score
Global Film Festival Awards Los Angeles 2020

  • Role Writer-Director-Producer

  • For Short Film

  • Date 2020

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