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March 10, 2010

FutureStates :: Play

a movie by David Kaplan and Eric Zimmerman :: beautiful imagination of nested play states in a "not too distant future." :: click below to watch ::



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the low-fi approach: http://hcsoftware.sourceforge.net/passage/
needs a bit of patience, it takes (exactly) 5 minutes to figure it out.

Posted by: pax at March 10, 2010 1:38 PM

:D :D :D

this film is going to win an award at sxsw

i will bet my bottom dollar

Posted by: L at March 10, 2010 3:55 PM

excellent!

Posted by: nader at March 10, 2010 4:08 PM

this was so "matrix" esque I loved it. Left me wanting more

Posted by: shelly at March 10, 2010 6:24 PM

Very interesting. Enjoyed all the different game brain interfaces.

Posted by: Enric at March 11, 2010 11:10 AM

not so much "matrix" but definitely Existenz, which I dont recommend anyone ever watch. ever.This is much better, and much shorter.

Posted by: Chris at March 11, 2010 2:36 PM

Fascinating! Opening almost made me click away but I trust your judgement on these things. And it is brilliant, but jeez, - On the one hand, look at the brilliant close proximity of amazing technology. On the other hand, what a trecherous panacea.

Posted by: jeano at March 11, 2010 8:05 PM

wow. I loved that. :)

Posted by: Marianne at March 12, 2010 11:51 PM

Reminds me of Tad Williams's Otherland, written in 1996.

Unbelievably good film.

Posted by: Ysa at March 13, 2010 1:21 PM

Love this! its a bit creepy

Posted by: Anna at March 14, 2010 4:44 PM

Brilliant! The more i watch this the more i like it.

Posted by: frank at March 18, 2010 9:09 AM

Like a modern/ future version of Plato's Cave. Even more direct since instead of being transfixed in the cave, you're transfixed in the paradise outside of the cave, looking at shadows.

Pretty well done, also hinting at some higher consciousness that is a part of all of us possibly?

Thanks for sharing, Ze.

Posted by: Michael at March 21, 2010 6:53 PM

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