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TRAILER: “Proto”

Proto, a short film by written and directed by Nick Pittom, is “a sci-fi action adventure, about a child-like, experimental robot, set in the robotics lab where he has been built”.

Despite the “robot wants to be human” theme being well-worn to longtime science fiction fans, I can’t help but find this trailer endearing.

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1 Comment on TRAILER: “Proto”

  1. Joshua corning // August 1, 2012 at 11:05 pm //

    Is there a name for the sci-fi trope of when real artificial intelligence is made accidentally?

    If not I nominate “Genesis Opps Machina”

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