Quick stats about the movie

As her grandfather’s condition worsens, Astrid flees into her imagination where the two of them can never be separated.

Creative team

Writer/director: Kristina Mileska
Producer: Steven Czikk

Filmmaker’s statement

Asteroid was inspired by my own close relationship with my grandparents growing up. Hearing their stories inspired my love of storytelling and I really wanted to express that through a film.

About Kristina Mileska

Kristina Mileska

Kristina Mileska is a Toronto-based filmmaker and a graduate of the film production program at York University.

She has written and directed three short films: Asteroid (2015), Florence and the Fish (2014) and The Forbidden Room (2013).

Her work has screened internationally, gathering awards for her short narrative films. Her most recent film, Asteroid, received the People’s Choice Award at the 2015 Air Canada EnRoute Film Festival.

Kristina focuses on creating visual stories with minimal dialogue that feature prominent female characters.

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