Maayan Sheleff, Eran Hadas / 16'13 / Israel / 2014


Frankie is a robot that interviews people about their emotions, attempting to 'learn' what it means to be human. It responds to emotions both with language and 'eye' (camera) movements, creating computer-generated, emotion-inspired video.

Production Credits
Directors: Maayan Sheleff, Eran Hadas
Cinematography: Maayan Sheleff, Eran Hadas
Editing: Neta Braun
AI and Android Programming: Eran Hadas
Frankie’s Camera movements eye and neck robotics, Android and
Programing: Gal Eshel

Directors's Bio

Maayan Sheleff is an independent curator and artist. She explores social and political issues through participatory practices.

Eran Hadas is a software developer, poet and new media artist.
He creates hypermedia poetry and develops software based poetry generators.

Gal Eshel is a software engineer and an independent robot creator.