Within is a short film that tells a parable about how fragile the concept of ourselves as a human is. When Ming is injured in an explosion, he discovers that he is a robot, and this drives him into is consumed by a madness that questions whether his newlywed wife, and child, are too.
What would you do if you found out you weren't human? Would it destroy who you are, or give you the freedom to finally take control...
Within is a short film that tells a parable about how fragile the concept of ourselves as human is. When Ming is injured in an explosion, he discovers that he is a robot and is driven to madness that consumes him with the question of whether his newlywed wife, and child, are too.
Within is an adaptation taken from a scene of the award winning script Where Emperor's Go to Die, written by the director Evan Kimball Plochmann. The film was shot in Beijing China by professional actors from the Beijing Film Academy.
Writer/Director Evan Kimball Plochmann I Producer Haoyue Zhang I Cinematographer Matthias Delvaux I Composer Lauren Buchter
Mainframe Film Festival/ 4th Place Audience Choice (Rough Cut)
Beijing Indie Film Festival
Beijing Film Festival
Completed on January 16, 2017. Shot is 5k and Anamorphic lenses.
The DCP is 2k Jpg 2000 - desqueezed with burnt in subtitles. 2048x1080 24p Packed XYZ 12-bit BE
H.264 version come in 1080p and 4k resolution and are both desqueezed and have burnt in subtitles.
The aspect ratio is close to 2.35:1, but is customized due to the Red Sensor not supporting 4:3. 4096x1500 for 4k file.