ON/OFF by Thierry Lorenzi
France (MKE Premiere)
Running Time: 13 Minutes
Screening Time: Juried, Sat Sept 6th 6:45pm
ON/OFF is a french sci-fi short film (13 minutes) produced by Julien Renaud and Thierry Lorenzi, whose theme is transhumanism and post-humanity. ON/OFF follows astronaut Meredith having only one mysterious voice message to stay connected to his humanity. Directed and written by Thierry Lorenzi with Carole Brana (A L'Aventure, Red Nights) and Arben Bajraktaraj known for playing the Azkaban Death Eater in the last three episodes of Harry Potter.
The visual effects company based in Montreal, Rodeo FX (Pacific Rim, Now You See Me ...) is responsible for making credible the sensation of weightlessness. In the end, no less than 150 people were needed to complete this spectacular and mesmerizing odyssey.