Nova Seed


The Main 5 Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9:45 PM
The Main 5 Sat, Apr 29, 2017 10:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Dark Out
Science Fiction
Voice Category:Thrill Me Chill Me
Release Year:2015
Runtime:64 min
Website:Official Website
Print Source:House of Cool
Director:Nick DiLiberto
Producer:Nick DiLiberto
Ricardo Curtis
Wes Lui
Adele DiLiberto
John DiLiberto
Cinematographer:Nick DiLiberto
Screenwriter:Nick DiLiberto
Joe DiLiberto
Editor:Nick DiLiberto
Composer:Stephen Verrall
Principal Cast:Nick DiLiberto
Joe DiLiberto
John Jellinek
Joel MacMillan
Julie Kirkelos
Shawn Donovan
Filmography:Debut Feature


Painstakingly hand-drawn by a single animator over four years, Nova Seed is a throwback to MTV’s Liquid Television, Heavy Metal, and the work of Ralph Bakshi. When Dr. Mindskull seeks to control the planet through the wielding of the Nova Seed, an entity that could help bring back the Earth’s ecosystem, it is up to a group of animal-human hybrids called NACs to stop him. A striking example of world-building and the power of a single person’s vision, this work of Canadian director Nick DiLiberto reveals a man profoundly obsessed with the world of stories and the magic of hand-drawn animation from his youth. Nova Seed will startle and delight you with its incredible images, stunning battles, cool machines, and weird monsters inspired by Ray Harryhausen. “I am in bewildered awe of what I have seen…” -

Director’s Biography

Nick DiLiberto: Nick DiLiberto is a Hamilton, Ontario native now living and working in Japan. Obsessed with hand drawn animation, he gave himself four years to complete Nova Seed. The final result involves 60,000 hand drawn frames that were later digitally colored (again by DiLiberto).

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