Pilot/Series Episode: Dramatic Action

Saturday, March 9th at The Carnegie Institution for Science
3:50pm – 5:30pm

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A Billion to One

Directed by CollabFeature Filmmakers
USA / 2018 / 15 mins

“A Billion to One” is an episodic serial drama that follows story lines from all over the world, each created by a different director.

The story centers around a dying billionaire with no heirs who decides to leave his fortune to the person who can demonstrate that they are somehow most deserving of his wealth. Characters from all over the world apply to be considered the billionaire’s heir and must prove that they are deserving of the fortune. The resulting search spawns countless story lines and vignettes, each written and directed by a different CollabFeature filmmaker. A Billion to One will introduce the world to the most culturally diverse ensemble cast in television history.

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Directed by Jamie Effros
USA / 2018 / 18:30 mins

In a near-future world of endless information, we’ve lost the ability to look away. Games, social media, news, and virtual reality all vie for attention, and are all meticulously designed to hold it and not let go.

Isaac Walsh is a device addict and brilliant coder in Artificial Intelligence development. But something is happening, either to his mind or to the code itself…

The Cottages

Directed by John Darbonne
USA / 2018 / 17:22 mins

Five people struggle to stay alive after they get the opportunity to live for free in The Cottages; a new type of communal living where you can be anyone you want to be, even if it is your neighbor.


Directed by Milena Govich
USA / 2018 / 15:21 mins

A young woman’s only option to avert authorities is to claim to be a girl who disappeared years ago as a child. But when the missing girl’s family welcomes the impostor home, she’s forced to keep the deception alive or face the consequences.

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