TRIBECA X AWARD

UNIVERSAL MACHINE

Directed by Daniel Askill
SHORT NARRATIVE 7 Minutes
FILM GUIDE UNIVERSAL MACHINE
Universal Machine is a meditation on the ultimate fate of humanity's relationship with technology. Featuring music by Philip Glass, the film follows a gifted young woman who awakens into a post-apocalyptic world and must transcend a violent confrontation with a lifelike Artificial Intelligence. Progressing through an elaborate sequence of dance and fight choreography, the action of the film beckons towards an evolved future of peace and compassion.

Playing in the program:
Tribeca X Short & Episodic Finalists
Experimental, Action, Dance, Drama, Music, Art, Science Fiction, Fashion, Technology

Film Info
  • Section:
    Tribeca X Award
  • Year:
    2019
  • Length:
    7 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Post:
    Todd Sarsfield
  • Movement Direction:
    Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
  • Costume:
    Calvin Klein, Jordan Askill
  • Editor:
    Lorin Askill
  • Producer:
    Sara Greco, Jason Baum, Collider Studio
  • Agency:
    Visionaire
  • Cinematographer:
    Jacob Møller
  • Composer:
    Philip Glass, Q department
  • Screenwriter:
    Daniel Askill
  • Cast:
    Evnika Sadvakassova, Tsuki Kozuki 
  • Director:
    Daniel Askill
  • Production Company:
    Collider Studio
  • Brand:
    Calvin Klein
  • Executive Producer:
    Lucy Warren Bidwell, Sara Greco, Daniel Askill, Gregory Stern