SHORTS PROGRAMME 2
CC (Dir: Kailey Spear, Sam Spear, Canada, 14mins, 2018, English).
CC, is an Artificially Intelligent Nanny. When a violent incident occurs between CC and the family, an investigative team must determine what happened.
ATHENA (Dir: Nick Walker, United States, 20mins, 2018, English).
A famous screenwriter has a secret writing AI called Athena. Her latest work is so good, and she decides that she finally deserves artistic credit for her work.
SOMNIUM (Dir: Mayed Al Qasimi, United Kingdom, 14mins, 2018, English).
An intergalactic courier on her final job, with her laconic yet trusted ship, must face an unexpected challenge.
HYPOCHONDRIAC (Dir: Carnior, Canada, 5mins, 2018, French/English subs).
A couple spends their long drive moaning about who feels worse, forgetting that “In space, no one can hear you complain”.
FAULTY FATHER (Dir: Benjamin Welmond, United States, 10mins, 2018, English).
A young father’s morning routine is disturbed when he uncovers his wife’s bizarre secret, one that forces him to question his sense of self and his role in the family.
THE LAST (Dir: Samuel Turner, Andrew Dobson, United Kingdom, 9mins, 2018, English).
Struggling to survive in isolation, a scientist carries out vital work.
FLOTATING (Dir: Frankie De Leonardis, Spain, 8mins, 2018, Spanish/English subs).
A Russian astronaut awakes in the ISS space after an accident to find a strange guy outside who keeps knocking on the door.
DROWNING (Dir: Pedro Harres, Germany, 5mins, 2018, German).
Old Hans must learn to swim in the big sea of information that is the Internet nowadays. Is he prepared for the overwhelming amount of distractions and traps that the online world can offer?
REGULATION (Dir: Ryan Patch, United States, 11mins, 2018, English).
Behavior-modifying ‘patches’ guarantee happiness for the wearers. But Kaleigh, a precocious 10-year old girl, refuses to accept the treatment.
LAB RAT (Dir: Nour Wazzi, United Kingdom, 15mins, 2018, English).
A group of scientists trapped in a lab learns that one of them is an A.I. and it has been deceiving them.