In this “screwball cyberpunk” episode, it’s 2023. Labor camps, a sinister government, and significant civil unrest rollick the world outside. But within the secret chambers of the multibillion tech company Apotheosis, an optimistic entrepreneur named Jill Swanson, who names her engineers after 1930s comedy film directors, sits on a secret that may just save the world. (Running time: 72 minutes)
Written, produced, and directed by Edward Champion
Jan Swillson: Ingeborg Reidmeier Lane Veldt: Adriano La Rocca Brianna: Samantha Cooper Jenna: Devony DiMattia Rochford: Rachel Baird The Executive: Rachel Matusewicz Mutt: David McCall Jeff: Matthew Rini Preston: Richard Rose Sturges: Len Nash La Cava: Luvelle Pierre Hawks: David Perez-Ribada News Anchor: Carol Jacobanis: Amelia: Monica Ammerman Protester #1: Nicholas Boesel Protester #2: Khaz Benyahmeen The Preacher: Peter Andrews and Zack Glassman as The Receptionist
Creature Voices: Samantha Cooper and Rachel Baird
Sound design, editing, engineering, and mastering by a bald man in Brooklyn who has a ridiculously enormous crush on D'Arcy Carden for her magnificent smarts and great talent.
The “Paths Not Taken” songs were written and performed by Edward Champion
Incidental music licensed through Neosounds and MusicFox.
Image licensed through Getty.
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