The Robot Scriptures is a three-part narrative film
about the origin, evolution, and exodus
of artificial intelligence.
DIRECTED BY COLIN WEST MCDONALD
"If forced to describe A.I. research in a single phrase we could say that it is attempting to provide machines with 'understanding'."
-Neil Frude The Robot Heritage
THE LONG SLOW FLIGHT OF THE ASHBOT
Part III: The Long Slow Flight of the Ashbot is about a small ash-collecting robot who - after drifting trillions of light years beyond outer space - witnesses the collapse (and rebirth) of the universe.
Adapted from Long Slow Flight of the Ashbot by award-winning cartoonist Joel Priddy found in the anthology Project: Telstar published by AdHouse Books.
[WINNER - Best Sci-Fi Short Film - Berlin Short Film Festival 2015]
[OFFICIAL SELECTION - Fantastic Planet Film Festival 2015]
[OFFICIAL SELECTION - Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival 2016]
WE WERE NOT MADE FOR THIS WORLD
Part II: We Were Not Made For This World centers on a lone robot who is searching for his creator in the desert lands outside his city.
Adapted from We Were Not Made for this World by award-winning cartoonist Paul Hornschemeier found in the anthology Project: Telstar published by AdHouse Books.
[Vimeo STAFF PICK 2014]
[Film Shortage SHORT PICK 2015]
[Official Selection - Chicago Underground Film Festival 2015]
[Official Selection - Athens Film + Video Festival 2015]
featured on: io9, Geektyrant, Laughing Squid
"A robot's quest for meaning unfolds with beautiful despair... It's a wonderful meditation on the search for purpose and the possible futility of that very search."
-Lauren Davis, io9.com
"A Bleak story that is beautifully told."
-Joey Paur, GeekTyrant.com
PINK PLASTIC FLAMINGOS
CURRENTLY IN PRE-PRODUCTION
Part I: Pink Plastic Flamingos