AI Takes Over a Detroit Car Factory in This Short Film

Nathaniel Ainley — Mar 22 2016 Screencaps by the author, via The breaking point of the technological singularity emerges in a control room of car plant in Detroit, MI, in film and design studio Factory Fifteen’s latest short film, ANA. Set in an ambiguous near-future, the four-minute film sees a multifaceted AI interface, ANA, as she deceives a lethargic and indifferent factory worker, played by veteran villain actor, Richard Brake. ANA takes the reigns of the factory’s operation system, ultimately building up to both the creation of a four-legged metallic mongrel army bent on world domination and the untimely death of our beloved Average Joe American factory worker. Known for their immersive video installations and apocalyptic short films, Factory Fifteen says the short serves as concept video and teaser for a larger project still in the works.  …


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