Connection

If Love Death & Robots were live action, each film in this series offers a stand alone story exploring the theme of connection, written and directed by Black filmmakers across the U.K. - the *Black* Black Mirror, if you will.

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    Connection

    Genre
    SciFi
    Seeking funding for
    Production
    Scope
    Short
    Campaign type
    Flexible Funding

    About The Series

    This sci-fi anthology series explores the theme of connection, spanning a blend of genres including thriller, comedy, noir, and drama. Connections between ourselves and the people we love, along with the institutions and ever evolving technologies that govern us are all challenged by the act of simply being human.

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    Meet the team

    About the Films

    Bottom Set

    [sci-fi comedy] A private school educated student is put in bottom set on her first day at a public school run solely by AI

    Written and Directed by the creator of the series Musonda Chola, the short is a depiction of the disparities between private and public school institutions. After joining the fully automated public school run by AI, Feli quickly realised that her potential is suddenly and categorically capped, seemingly based on her ethnical, geographical and new social-economic background.

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    I Heard it from a Friend

    [sci-fi noir] A loner tries to track down their favourite virtual influencer after they stop posting on social media.

    16 year old Celeste is on a mission to investigate why her favourite vfluencer has suddenly disappeared from all social media platforms. Written by Tam Paul-Worika, this short follows Celeste as she scours the internet in hopes of reviving a para social relationship that appears to be the most important aspect of her life. Mwansa Phiri will direct this neo noir sci-fi.

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    Through their Eyes

    [sci-fi thriller] A paranoid woman tests her perception of reality in this tense first-person real time sci-fi thriller.

    Someone has broken into your home in the middle of the night. You find the person a dark living room. To your surprise it’s your wife, Eliza. She seems terrified and is rummaging through a bookshelf. She grabs a photo album and holds it close to her chest, keeping far away from you but through her fear she tells you she is home to collect the proof…

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    £1,305.00
    raised of £10,000.00 goal
    21 Days left
    9 Backers

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