In the gripping short film "Launch," directed, produced, and written by drum & bass legend Crissy Criss, with co-production and director of photography by Josh Perrett, the audience is thrust into the cosmic frontier as an astronaut, portrayed by drum & bass MC Inja, embarks on an extraordinary mission to explore the outer depths of our solar system. The narrative takes a thrilling twist when the intrepid astronaut loses contact with ground control, a role played by Crissy Criss himself. The cause? Inja is unexpectedly pulled into the gravitational force of a menacing black hole, leaving both the character and the audience in suspense. Undeterred by the dire circumstances, Crissy Criss transforms from ground control to the central character on a daring and perilous rescue mission. The film unfolds as a visually stunning and emotionally charged journey, with Josh Perrett's director of photography skills capturing the vastness and beauty of space. As Crissy Criss ventures deeper into the unknown, "Launch" introduces some of the biggest pioneers and legends within the drum & bass and jungle scene. Each encounter becomes a musical collaboration, showcasing the genre's unique fusion of beats and atmospheric sounds. The official soundtrack, masterfully produced by Crissy Criss and remixed by Urbandawn, adds an additional layer of intensity to the film's sonic landscape.
"Launch" is not just a cinematic spectacle but a testament to the power of collaboration, as the characters traverse the cosmos with the pulse of drum & bass propelling them forward. The film's climax builds to a crescendo as Crissy Criss strives against all odds to rescue Inja from the clutches of the cosmic anomaly. In this groundbreaking short film, Crissy Criss not only pushes the boundaries of storytelling but also delivers an audiovisual experience that immerses the audience in the heart-pounding world of drum & bass, seamlessly blending the realms of music, science fiction, and visual storytelling.
Directed by: Crissy Criss Director of Photography: Josh Perrett Executive Producers: Crissy Criss & Josh Perrett Music by: Crissy Criss Staring: Crissy Criss, Inja Co-Staring: Arron Crascall, Roni Size, Randall, Kenny Ken, Harry Shotta, DJ Rap, Ray Keith, DJ Hype, Brockie, Carasel, Nicky Blackmarket, Ragga Twins, Jumping Jack Frost, Logan D, Heist, Erb N Dub, T.C, Gareth Davies, Josh Perrett, Eleanor Read, Kai Connor, Jodie Perrett, Alison Perrett.