Animated Feature: Constant Space with Schirkoa and The Mud


3:30 PM to 5:00 PM


CCAD Canzani Center Auditorium

60 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215


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Explore the stars with humanity in the distant future in director Emmett Fifield’s Constant Space, tag along as a politician faces a tough decision in Ishan Shukla’s Schirkoa, and find understanding through dance in Brandon Omari Lake’s The Mud.


Constant Space

Director: Emmett Fifield

Runtime: 1 hour, 14 minutes

It is the distant future when mankind is exploring the stars. The crew of the Syrinx-87 is tasked to search unknown galaxies for natural resources. They find a mysterious device that creates a portal that traps crew member Robert. Now, the rest of the crew must cross the portal, rescue Robert, and find their way back. This journey leads them to an alien world, extortion, brain damage, and much more!



Director: Ishan Shukla

Runtime: 13 minutes, 31 seconds

In the city of Bag-heads, a senate member faces a tough choice among political career, brothels, and love for a mysterious woman. A choice that will transform his life and the city in unimaginable ways. 


The Mud 

Director: Brandon Omari Lake

Runtime: 6 minutes, 27 seconds

A self-reflection on the relationship between race, heritage, and stereotype, The Mud tells the story of a clay figure who struggles against outside forces that seek to overtake and disfigure his very essence. Through dance and movement, he strives to understand and find himself.