In a retro-futuristic, dystopian world that blends refined AI with dial-up modems and VCRs, a lonely man despairs at having to satisfy his content-posting quota for the day. With nothing happening, he’s not impressed… and with out sufficient “likes,” he’s not allowed to depart his home. Enter Midnight Tv, providing hope… or is it simply one other algorithmic creation?
Written, directed, and edited by Gabe Michael, Midnight Tv—which we found due to sci-fi YouTube channel Dust—“combines the nostalgia of Eighties, the times of rising tech and web of the Nineteen Nineties, and the hollowing loneliness of the web tradition of immediately. Our hero, Asher, sits on the epicenter of all three batteling for future that was seemingly promised, however by no means got here to be.”
To be taught extra concerning the movie, which was initially deliberate as a function, and the way it was made (it’s brief, however it nonetheless took two years to finish—thanks in no small half to covid), try Michael’s supplemental YouTube video, which is titled “The way to Make a NO BUDGET Award-Successful Sci-Fi Movie.”
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