The iMom

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Posted on: March 10, 2016 / Last Modified: March 10, 2016

iMomThe iMom is an award winning short film written and directed by Ariel Martin

Synopsis: The iMom will change your life! Well, at least that’s what the ads claim. But when a mother leaves her kids under the supervision of the family’s iMom, an unexpected connection is formed.

About the Film: The iMom is a dark look into the black mirror of a society where technology has exceeded humanity

The iMom will change your life! Well, at least that’s what the ads claim. In this horror science fiction, when a mother leaves her kids under the supervision of the family’s iMom, a dark biblical link is realized.

From the film-maker: It was only after the millionth time I saw a kid sitting obediently at a restaurant table, staring silently at their parent’s iPad that I wanted to tell a story about how tech products have seeped into family life. Originally I only intended to shoot a 2-minute YouTube clip of a mock-infomercial for a fictional child-rearing product. However once I edited the clip together, I started imagining a world beyond the ad. How would a family interact with Siri if she were actually walking around the home? In the end, I decided to both weave projects, the infomercial and narrative short, into one film.

CAST:
iMom MATILDA BROWN
Mother MARTA DUSSELDORP
Sam KARL BEATTIE
Grace INDIA ROSEAREE NAMPETCH
iMom Presenter CURT BONNEM
iMom Testimonials
TOM KIESCHE
ERIN MATTHEWS
AVI ROTHMAN
LARA EVERLY
VALENTINE MIELE
MICHELLE GUNN with GRACE GUNN
IMom Model EMMACAM

 

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