A.I. Week is DUST and Futurism’s weeklong programming event that focuses on the stories, science and implications of artificial intelligence, kicking off Today, February 11th – February 17th.

Check out the “A.I Week trailer”

Tune in all weeklong on DUST’s YouTube and Facebook channels.

The Main Event: DUST’s international digital premiere of Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting’s feature-length expose, More Human Than Human, exploring the rise of artificial intelligence and its effect on our lives. The documentary debuts this Tuesday, February 12th across DUST’s TVOD channels.

A.I. Week Programming Schedule:

Tuesday, 2/12:

  • More Human Than Human Than Human – TVOD release

  • Sunspring – Starring Thomas Middleditch (“Silicon Valley”) and written entirely by an artificial intelligence bot.

Wednesday, 2/13:

  • Upload U – An official selection of the 2017 Fantasia International Film Festival about a recreational VR user who falls victim to the malevolent nature of her personal A.I. system.

Thursday, February 14:

  • The Manual – Sci-fi short film, following a young man raised by a machine in a dystopian future.

Friday, February 15:

  • Noro – An award-winning sci-fi drama that challenges the moral path of the evolution of A.I., written and directed by Duncan Roe (The Visitor, Away From Me).

ABOUT DUST

DUST, a division of global content studio Gunpowder & Sky, is the first premium sci-fi entertainment brand that reaches fans across all platforms, giving voice to emerging and established filmmakers.

DUST presents thought-provoking science fiction content, exploring the future of humanity through the lens of science and technology. From timeless to cutting-edge movies, series and short films, DUST acquires, produces and distributes content from established and emerging filmmaking voices.

DUST most recently premiered the Zach Strauss directed short film Bad Peter at Tribeca – a cautionary tale about an overbearing AI assistant – starring Golden-Globe nominee Frankie Shaw (“SMILF”) and acquired PROSPECT which premiered at SXSW Film Festival
2018 starring Pedro Pascal (Narcos, Game of Thrones, Equalizer 2.

With more than 2M fans, DUST operates its own channels that are available on multiple platforms including YouTube, Facebook, VRV, Pluto and Xumo. Through its partnership with USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, DUST recently premiered the George Lucas 1967 short film, “Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB”, followed by legendary filmmaker Robert
Zemeckis’ 1972 student short film “The Lift”.

DUST also hosts podcasts and special events such as “The Future Is Female” screening that celebrates female sci-fi directors in film, as well as ‘Represent: Diversity in Sci-Fi’, a panel celebrating and examining multicultural voices in the sci-fi genre.

On August 18th, 2018, DUST launched DUSTx on Roku, a new sci-fi channel featuring timeless movies such as A Scanner Darkly, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Paycheck and series such as Mystery Science Theater 3000, Ray Bradbury’s Science Theater and Beyond Westworld, as well as 500+ short films by the talent of tomorrow, including Rise, Jonah, and Automata.