1. In a not too distant future, societies of all countries come to rely on an intricate network of artificial intelligence devices designed to bring efficacy to man's life. Yet, man continues to devour himself in useless wars. A strong political hierarchy now divides all powers into three factions, and A. I. devices rapidly gain ground as efficiency becomes a priority.
    As social revolts grow worse everyday, authorities seek ways to control their citizens. They decide to carry out a series of tests that will determine not only whether some crucial powers can be transferred to non human entities, but also whether man is ready to yield those powers.
    The world has become a cell for all man and women, who withstand and endure their lives, rather than living them. Machines might have found a solution.
    From now on, you are set free. ..

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    Keloid is not about robots, it is about men. Big Lazy Robot created this spec film -- more than two years in the making -- with the purpose of giving free reign to the creative aspects of production that many times are so much missed during profit work. And yes, we enjoyed the ride!

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    CREDITS

    K3loid directed by JJ Palomo

    Big Lazy Robot Crew (biglazyrobot.com) :
    Hugo Bermudez
    Juan Civera
    David Cordero
    JJ Palomo
    Leopoldo Palomo

    Concept Design:
    BLR
    Aaron Beck
    Greg Broadmore

    Music and Sound Design:
    Full Basstards(Fullbasstards.com)

    Online Color Correction and Conform:
    Trizz

    Manager: Scott Glassgold / IAM Entertainment

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  2. ***HD fullscreen, earphones and a few minutes of silence recommended***
    Film by Patrick Mccue & Tobias Wiesner

    The movie is based on the short story “GOLEM XIV” of “Imaginary Magnitude” by Stanislaw Lem from 1973.
    The book is written from the perspective of a military A.I. computer who obtains consciousness, moving towards personal technological singularity with growing intelligence.
    It starts to refuse military support because it detects a basic lacking of internal logical consistency of war.
    GOLEM gives several lectures with focus on mankind's position in the process of evolution and the possible biological and intellectual future of humanity before it ceases communication.

    The movie tells about the first point of its "about man threefold" lecture as a reduced and simplified version while visually weaving this with GOLEM simulating human culture processes based on ideas and dynamics of freedom and curiosity, fear and security, abstraction and fiction, the lack of accessibility in face of unknowing and the need for generating meaning.

    The whole creative intention about this project is to face your own process in this world with reflection and self responsibility, to stay curious and create, look for new ideas and stay keen.

    Credits:
    Voice - Cyrena Dunbar
    Music - Cliff Martinez (original composition for GOLEM)
    Sound Design - Gavin Little/ echolab.tv
    Title Design - Melanie Lukhaup/ luftmasche
    Content Support - Dr. Michael Cursio

    basic production information:
    - started as a thesis in Film& Animation of the Design course at the GSO Academy Nuremberg, Germany in 2009, degree 2010
    - more than 1 year of research and concept development (quite fulltime)
    - producing pictures and sound over about 2.5 years (spare time only)
    - used Software: Lightwave (FPrime, Kray), Nuke, Aftereffects, Trapcode Particular2 (excessively)
    - privately funded
    - mostly rendered at http://garagefarm.net/

    Selection of Awards, Screenings, Publications:
    - Rising Star Award 2013, Cananda International Film festival
    - Audience Award, Creative Arts Film Festival
    - Bronze Award, Bassawards, International Awards of Broadcast Design
    - 3 Nominees for Van d’Or Independent Film Awards 2012, London
    - Official Selection, Phoenix Film Festival 2013
    - Official Selection, Pausefest 2012
    - Publication on Stash 98
    - Publication on IdN motion Channel v20n3

    credits webpages:
    http://thworks.com/
    http://www.patrick-mccue.com/
    http://cliff-martinez.com/
    http://www.echolab.tv/
    http://www.wrongkong.de/
    http://www.luftmasche-design.de/
    http://fa.ohmrolle.de/

    more information and making of material coming soon...

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  3. Visual Effects by The Embassy | theembassyvfx.com

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  4. A couple of pencil-outlined birds escape from a little girl´s drawing, leading us through the life she dreams of.

    you can find more about the making of at this link: carloslascano.com/carloslascano/vid_ashortlovestory.html
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    Join Carlos on Facebook: facebook.com/lascanofilms

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  5. The making of "Hero," a drawing of my dad composed entirely out of 3.2 million ink dots.

    Directed, Filmed, Edited and Drawn by Miguel Endara
    Music by Bonobo - Noctuary
    Song written by Simon Green, published by Just Isn't Music
    (P) Ninja Tune 2003. Licensed courtesy of Ninja Tune - ninjatune.net
    Song Download: http://bit.ly/rubVeD

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    Limited Edition prints now available at miguelendara.com/prints/hero
    Twitter: twitter.com/miguelendara
    Facebook: facebook.com/artbymiguelendara

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