Zero Hours

By Long Story Short Productions

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Diane
 Jan 10, 2020
Fantastic, cross-genre stuff, really compelling!!


 Oct 28, 2019


 Oct 27, 2019

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Zero Hours is an anthology series from Long Story Short Productions, where every story is a different take on the end of the world - or at least something that feels like the end of the world. Each episode is organized around a kind of apocalypse, whether the cataclysm is planetary or personal, and each episode is also set in succeeding centuries, with 99-year intervals separating them. Zero Hours begins in the past, catches up to the present, and eventually overtakes it. Some installments are darkly comedic, others grimly contemplative, and others still thrillingly contentious. But they all explore the same question: how do we keep going when the world is crashing down around us?Stories From The End(s) of the World...


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Coming Soon: Unseen
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Hello Friends!  Quick special announcement! Gabriel Urbina, Sarah Shachat, and Zach Valenti, the team behind Zero Hours, are back! And they're making a new audio fiction show! It's called Unseen, and it's an urban fantasy series!  They're fundraising for the show on Kickstarter right now, and it would mean the world to them if you could help them make this new show a reality. Whether it's by pledging whatever bit of loose change feels right to you or helping to spread the word about the campaign, every little bit makes a massive difference in making this series a reality.  We're very excited about this new series, and we think it'll be amazing, but don't just take our word for it! Check out this teaser trailer for Unseen, the latest show from Long Story Short Productions.  Written and Directed by: Gabriel Urbina & Sarah Shachat Performed by: Zach Valenti Sound Designed by: Zach Valenti Featuring Open Your Eyes by Alon Peretz.  Thank you for listening! 
Aug 11, 2020
Special Announcement: Original Soundtrack & Merch Available Now
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Hey everyone! Zach Valenti, producer, writer, director, and actor in "Zero Hours" here with a quick message.

Thank you all so much for making the launch of our little show such a success. It’s been just under a month since the premiere of "Zero Hours," and we’ve been blown away by the reaction to these seven stories about the end(s) of the world. 

Now, if you loved these stories and want to get a little more "Zero Hours" content in your life - good news! We’ve got a couple of new things just for you. 

First of all, we just launched a Bandcamp for the official Zero Hours score! It features all of composer extraordinaire Alan Rodi’s original music for the show, now available for your listening pleasure. And, if you want to own your very own copy of the files and support Alan, you can do both of those things at once for a low, low price. Check that out at zerohours.bandcamp.com.

But wait, there’s more! What if you want some Zero Hours swag that you can take with you into the real world? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered: we have an official Zero Hours store for all your merch needs. It has shirts, tote bags, mugs, and posters, all featuring gorgeous original art by the amazing Mikaela Buckley. So if you’re looking to treat yourself to an early Thanksgiving present, you should check that out at zerohourspodcast.com/merch.

Thank you all so much for tuning in, and for helping us spread the word about these seven stories about the end(s) of the world.

Nov 19, 2019
A Matter Of Time
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2316. In the wake of the death of the last human being and with the imminent destruction of the Earth upon them, two mysterious beings consider both the dying world and their unique relationship with one another - as well as the question of, "What comes next?"

Written and Directed by Gabriel Urbina.

Be advised: this episode contains a depiction of a natural disaster and discussions of death.

Zero Hours is brought to you by Outliers: Stories From The Edge of History. Listen to Season 1 now at rustyquill.com/outliers.

Oct 20, 2019
The Sky Is Falling
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In a floating city above the clouds, a young researcher must convince a figure of authority to end his current research project, even though it may hold the solution to an imminent crisis.

Written by Zach Valenti and Gabriel Urbina. Story by Zach Valenti. Directed by Sarah Shachat.

Be advised: this episode contains mentions of body horror and human experimentation.   

Zero Hours is brought to you by Outliers: Stories From The Edge of History. Listen to Season 1 now at rustyquill.com/outliers.

Oct 20, 2019
You'll Know When
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2118. A couple weighs the pros and cons of a “miracle drug” that could enhance their ability to love... at the risk of discovering that they may not be compatible after all. 

Written by Sarah Shachat. Directed by Zach Valenti. 

Be advised: this episode contains explicit language. 

Zero Hours is brought to you by Outliers: Stories From The Edge of History. Listen to Season 1 now at rustyquill.com/outliers.

Oct 20, 2019
What Happens When The Beat Drops
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2019. In present-day Palo Alto, a negotiator must talk down a young man who is taking drastic and dangerous measures to fix what he sees as the soon-to-be-irreparable trouble with the world.  

Written and Directed by Gabriel Urbina.

Be advised: this episode contains explicit language, a tense, menacing situation, and discussions of hate groups, online harassment, and persecution.

Zero Hours is brought to you by Outliers: Stories From The Edge of History. Listen to Season 1 now at rustyquill.com/outliers.

Oct 20, 2019
Bitters
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1920. Shortly before Prohibition goes into effect, two soon-to-be-unemployed bartenders in New York City find their friendship tested when one presents a dangerous proposition to the other.

Written by Sarah Shachat. Directed by Gabriel Urbina.

Be advised: this episode contains hateful language, gun violence, and mentions of mob activity.

Zero Hours is brought to you by Outliers: Stories From The Edge of History. Listen to Season 1 now at rustyquill.com/outliers.

Oct 20, 2019
World Enough
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1821. In the dangerous waters of the South Atlantic Ocean, an experienced sailor encounters an explorer optimistic about the opportunities which will arise from a lucrative new discovery.

Written by Sarah Shachat. Directed by Gabriel Urbina.

Be advised: this episode contains explicit language, gunshots, mentions of survival at sea, and the dangers of exposure.

Zero Hours is brought to you by Outliers: Stories From The Edge of History. Listen to Season 1 now at rustyquill.com/outliers.

Oct 20, 2019
Those Familiar Spirits
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1722. In the American colonies, a naive priest has his world turned upside down when a woman comes into his church, claiming to be a witch and in possession of knowledge about the imminent end of the world.

Written by Gabriel Urbina. Directed by Sarah Shachat.

Be advised: this episode contains discussion of witchcraft and religious persecution. 

Zero Hours is brought to you by Outliers: Stories From The Edge of History. Listen to Season 1 now at rustyquill.com/outliers.

Oct 20, 2019
Zero Hours - Teaser
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Seven stories about The End(s) of the World....

Oct 14, 2019