David Karlak / 05' / USA / 2016
In the near future, sentient robots are targeted for elimination after they develop emotional symmetry to humans, and a revolutionary war for their survival begins.
Director, Producer: David Karlak
Staring: Anton Yelchin and Rufus Sewell
Production: Vertigo Entertainment, Underground Films
David Karlak is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He directed the short film 'The Candidate' that went on to create a huge buzz in Hollywood when it made the prestigious Viewfinder list in 2011.
Karlak sold an original sci-fi pitch to Warner Brothers titled 'Rise' and is attached to direct the film. In recent years, he has been exploring the use of virtual reality to tell stories, having directed a virtual reality experience set in the world of 'Rise' which premiered in the Storyscapes series at the Tribeca Festival in 2014.