In this visually compelling animated sci-fi film by Buffalo filmmaker Sabrina Young, a neurotic janitor hitchhikers her way to the dying exoplanet Spiritus to escape the truth of her past in this visually stunning animated machinima film by award-winning Cuban American Director and Composer Sabrina Peña Young. Thrown into the Asylum by her parents after a violent incident, Eleora longs to join the SpaceX crew to journey to Spiritus. Captain Reginald Hunter, a loser playboy, will do anything to stop her from finding the mysterious Ancient alien seer who calls to her light-years away. Created using a combination of original watercolor paintings created by the director's 8-year-old daughter and video-game inspired machinima, and accompanied by Young's riveting electronica Stranger Things inspired soundtrack, Spiritus promises to take the audience to an unforgettable fantasy adventure. Nominated for Best Animation at the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival 2019. Directed
Electronica work Las Aguas from the prizewinning multimedia Creation Oratorio by Sabrina Peña Young. Originally commissioned by the Millikin University Womens Choir and Percussion Ensemble. Program notes and Translation: Las Aguas Cielos Sky/Heavens Separe las aguas de las aguas Separate the waters from the waters Aire Air La vida Life (Swahili) Maisha Life Bahari Sea/Ocean Hewa Air Iwepo nafasi kati ya maji igawe maji na maji. Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. Kuwepo na viumbe hai tele kwenye maji, ndege waruke juu ya dunia katika nafasi ya anga Let the waters swarm with living creatures; let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.