John Was Trying To Contact Aliens is a 16 minute Short Documentary in the English Language. It is about an American rural electronics expert John Shepherd who has been broadcasting music into space with the hope of contacting alien civilizations. He had spent 30 years monitoring for extraterrestrial activities and it has been a very lonely life for him.
The trailer for the short documentary tell us a few things abut John. He lives with his grandparents in a cottage in Northern Michigan where he set out on his mission. He was on his own in the beginning and after sometime he eventually received help from his grandfather. He started building equipment to monitor alien activity which he kept in his bedroom, but soon, started making adding more to his equipment which increased in size and it began migrating to his living room. It eventually became more and more massive.
Cast: John Shepherd
Directed and Produced by Matthew Killip