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I made this lil' film for the kindly folk at MASSIVE. It was part of a series of seven films celebrating Frankenstein's Birthday.
Thanks to Nadja Oertelt and Harriet Bailey for getting me involved! And thanks to Skillbard for doing wonders with the sounds (again).
Check the rest of them out, they're all rather good. https://vimeo.com/album/5090081
EPISODE 6 of Reanimation! Science Stories about Frankenstein. What have we learned from science's most infamous doctor-patient relationship? A seven part series created by seven animation teams and twelve scientists, writers, engineers, physicists and an archaeologist, on the lasting impact of Shelley's famous work. The series delves into the origins of life and consciousness, toolmaking, artificial intelligence, augmented bodies and minds, and the ethics of playing God. Check out the full series: Reanimation! Science Stories about Frankenstein
Episode 6 Words by
Daniel Bear, neuroscientist and AI researcher massivesci.com/people/daniel-bear/
Margaret Wertheim, science writer and curator margaretwertheim.com/
Braden Allenby, environmental ethicist and environmental attorney sustainability.asu.edu/person/braden-allenby/
Direction and Animation by Joe Bichard joebichard.com/
Sound + Music by Skillbard skillbard.com/
A Co-Production of Massive + Plympton massivesci.com/ + plympton.com/
Producer Harriet Bailey harriet-bailey.com/
Senior Producer Nadja Oertelt nadjaoertelt.com/
Executive Producers Ed Finn + Bob Beard edfinn.net/ + csi.asu.edu/people/bob-beard/
Produced for the Frankenstein Bicentennial Project at Arizona State University frankenstein.asu.edu/
In partnership with the MIT Press and the MIT Media Lab media.mit.edu/
Supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation sloan.org/
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