An astronaut is sent on a mission to shut down the computer network on a destroyed mining colony, but on the way he discovers that there is a lone survivor on the planet. Is she a human, or a machine come to life? Inspired by Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness,[…]
Fight Machine imagines a near-future where advanced military grade prosthetic limbs are unleashed into society. What kind of changes will we see? This fictional documentary predicts immediate changes to our world – from Sports to more illicit activities. Finally concluding that this technology will usher in a new age –[…]
The world’s first sentient machine goes on stage to accept a prestigious “Person of the Year” award as an auditorium of humans are confronted with his emotional and controversial story. A story truly depicted for today’s state of mind between politics and technology. Donny The Drone paints a picturesque photograph[…]
Does happiness lie in the past or in the future? Mark Slutsky’s sci-fi short film “The Decelerators” explores what happens when a group of ambitious friends create a machine that allows its user to linger forever in a moment of happiness. As they each take turns removing themselves from the[…]
Tergo cleans. He cleans up after you and me. He picks up the mess we discard but yet remains invisible to all around him. Tergo’s a lost soul in the London urban machine. He’s ready to leave the life he leads behind. Tergo is the fifth short film from London[…]
In the not-too-distant future, a tenuous peace between humans and remarkably humanlike “machines” is tested when synthetics begin spontaneously exploding. The war between humans and machines is now a familiar fiction story seen through numerous films in an increasing fashion over the last three decades – with each passing year[…]
In the distant future, James is the last human on Earth. He is raised and protected by a humanoid robot, the Machine, who brings him up on a strange composite religion described in a handheld device called The Manual. The Manual’s teachings fuse aspects of old-world religion and incorporate robots[…]
Its part pope and part machine – its Robocop @ the Vatican – its LASERPOPE!
In the wake of Google’s AI Go victory, filmmaker Oscar Sharp turned to his technologist collaborator Ross Goodwin to build a machine that could write screenplays. They created “Jetson” and fueled him with hundreds of sci-fi TV and movie scripts. Building a team including Thomas Middleditch, star of HBO’s Silicon[…]
An inventor on the brink of fulfilling his life’s work finally faces the truth behind the machine he is building. Made in 43 hours from initial brief receipt to final delivery, and won the 48 Hour Sci-Fi Film Challenge.