Tea Time (2014) is an award-winning short steampunk film written and directed by J. Derek Howard for Noble Knight Media. Starring Erin Heckel, William Gantt and Adrielle Perkins.

Set in the fanatic alternate history of the 1800s, Tea Time is a comedy that follows a conflicted mad scientist. Elizabeth is in a proper and strict world where inventors are held in high regard, but only ones that fit in. Her work has been rejected (again) and she has had it. Her Aunt Judith wants nothing more than for her to give up this foolishness, marry a proper gentleman and get out of her house (taking her machines with her). This particular day Judith has a different potential suitor waiting for her. A man Elizabeth is somewhat familiar with…

Girls, guns or zombies? Adorable steampunk girls and BIG guns!

Not rated. 8:36 run time. Watch the film here …

My thoughts… Tea Time is a wonderfully imagined steampunk short! And Elizabeth (aka “Jules Burroughs”) is such a delightfully mad inventor! Such a great ending!

Read my original post on MHE (here).