And Then I Woke Up is a 22 minute short film from writer-director Christopher J. Aran, exploring the intricacies of life purpose and relationships sidelined by blinded ambition.

The story follows a researcher lost in fascination and misplaced initiative. He abandons all for the prize of scientific discovery, and in the process loses sight of the things in life that are most important - until a turn of events gives him a second chance, in a way he least expects it…