Smart You, your automated self, is the latest technology that will make your life easier. Seemingly joyful advertisements, Smart You unveils the dangers and limitations of AI through the perspective of five different users.
Francesco Foletto, ITALY
Fujiko falls asleep in her capsule apartment, she dreams a beetle and two girls
Meanwhile the world
Pietro Tamaro, ITALY
Two nameless characters live a repetition. Shut in a mysterious apartment, they are both totally absorbed by their very important tasks, both silently searching knowledge in their own particular way. In the meantime, outside, the world runs to its inevitable future.
Awareness of the Doll
Michał Wójcicki, POLAND
Robotic future. A world full of incredibly intelligent machines and not-so-intelligent people. World, in which science has proven the existence of a soul and found a way to use it. Brilliant, yet emotionally unstable robotics engineer (Kosma) has been recruited by his childhood friend into a ground-breaking project of soul transfer technology. The experiment, in which a cybernetic body gains a soul, ends with a big success. After that, being put aside, Kosma destroys the laboratory and yet again he submerges himself into loneliness and madness.
The Snow in the Snowball
Fer de Mata, SPAIN
A well-known info commercials host is set to shoot his latest spot about the most sophisticated product ever seen before. Despite it should be a simple task, suddenly he gets involved in the hardest sell of his life, with much more important things than money at stake.
Michaël Marie, FRANCE
It is the big day for the commercialization of iDAM, the new generation domestic humanoid, which will disrupt the daily life of many households. But up to what point?
Chung Yee Kwok, HONG KONG
In order to humanize the digital customer experience in the technology age, a custom-made robot can be built in Kikicaca laboratory. Afa has ordered a robot, named AI 906, and they developed a strange relationship.
TÚ QUE ERES TAN MODERNA
Karin Isnotu Martínez Rodríguez
GIOVANNA a woman of strong character, very special, feminist and addicted to Ballantines, is angry because she has been witnessing several times of despot and unfair treatment and what she cannot understand is that in this era of modernity, there are still such characters who behave like that; but what outrages her most is that there are so many other characters who support such degrading behavior.
GPS Mon Amour
Javier Ideami, SPAIN
A strong couple argument during a vacation trip turns into an unexpected challenge when their temperamental GPS gets fed up with the fights and decides to rebel and take action to try to fix the situation.
Eduardo Buns, CHILE
A couple goes to design their first child to a gene-editing clinic, hoping that the kid will have the successful and happy life that has eluded them.
The Right Vintage
Trace Winter, USA
Notorious for committing multiple cybercrimes, Sonny Marcato has served his sentence in a prison stationed on the edge of a black hole, where time is essentially frozen. For his release, Sonny requested nothing more than to enjoy his favorite whisky on his way back to Earth… to celebrate what is to come.
Marcos Buccini, BRAZIL
In a barren and almost dead land, a man lights a candle and prays. A storm begins to break out. Nimbus is a fable about faith, religion and the power of nature.
Robotic Online Short Film Festival (or ROS festival) is a science fiction short film festival planning to focus on robotics related themes.
We want to create a new space for dialogue between art, science and technology through audiovisual media and around the figure of the robot. The online festival provides a good scenario for promoting social reflection, creativity and artistic work around new realities, as well as opportunities and dangers posed by the technological convergence in which we are immersed.