A Science Fiction Story
ABOUT THE FILM
In Luminous, a restless security guard, Lou, is forced to decide between his job at the research facility and the fate of humanity when he is confronted by the mysterious Dr. Sharp and the truth of what he is guarding.
Luminous stars Jesse Borrego (Fame, Fear the Walking Dead) as "Lou;" Desiree Segura as "Dr. Sharp;" Jonathan Flanders as "the broadcaster;" Jaxie Niles Arguello as "Jaxie," the artificial intelligence control system at Luminous Labs; and Kacie LaCombe as "Claire," the resistance fighter. The visual effects are created by Emmy award winning artist, Jarrod Davis (Firefly, Battlestar Galactica).
Than Niles writes, directs and serves as executive producer of Luminous along with producers: Erica Buitron and Mason Hunsicker. The film was awarded a grant from the City of San Antonio's Department of Arts and Culture and the San Antonio Film Commission. The money went to crew and equipment expenses during production of the teaser short film.