Directed by L. V. O'Connell
Satellite Drop is based on the true story of U.S. Marine Michael Johnston on his first tour of duty and the Sergeant responsible for training him at a remote Intelligence Post in Scotland. Things take an unexpected turn after the two learn they’ve been assigned Satellite Drop duty. Their task is to deliver a canister of intel to the Watch Officer before time runs out.
Filmmaker L. V. O’Connell is scheduled to attend.
GI Film Festival San Diego – Local Film Showcase Nomination
Best Actor: Justin Savage
Best Narrative Short
Best Film Made By or Starring Veterans or Military
Local Choice Award
L. V. O’Connell is a director with a background in visual effects and CGI. Based in San Diego, she’s been working in the film industry as a VFX artist and production designer on award winning films including: “Loser,” “Blindness” (now on Amazon), “Assessing Alan,” and the feature film “Mnemophrenia”. O’Connell’s recent film, “The Answer,” screened at Festival de Cannes 2017 and won an Emmy award.