Following its world premiere during Animation Day at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, we’ve got an exclusive trailer for EXT, an animated sci-fi short film from director Adrian Bobb and producer Zeus Kontoyannis which presents a futuristic reimagining of Seven Samurai, but with robots. Watch the trailer below and be sure to head on over to our YouTube channel for more exclusive content…
In the snow-covered ruins of 24th century Toronto, AEGIS, a humanoid war machine, leads a team of five similar yet unique machines into the real world to retake an enemy-occupied server installation vital to the survival of their digital homeland.
During an attempt to ambush a large pack of enemy controlled war-drones, AEGIS recalls an interrogation with the enemy’s founder, an extremist named KYM MINAMOTO…AEGIS’s mother.
As AEGIS fights for her life in the real world, she recalls the emotional fight for her identity in her digital homeland as she and her mother argue over the true nature of humanity and AEGIS’ role within it.
Watch out for EXT on the festival circuit this Fall.