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The Robot Film Festival is an annual celebration of robots on screen and in performance.

2011 Films

Headliner

I'm Here by Spike Jonze

I'm Here by Spike Jonze

Robot Film Festival Welcome by Josh Ventura, Shasta Spahn, Alexis Mendez, Audrey Shiomi, Marek Michalowski

Robot Film Festival Welcome by Josh Ventura, Shasta Spahn, Alexis Mendez, Audrey Shiomi, Marek Michalowski

 
 

Botsker Winners

VISIONARY FUTURES Moonrush by Jonathan Minard, Michael Pisano, Ben Saks, Phil Kibbe

VISIONARY FUTURES

Moonrush by Jonathan Minard, Michael Pisano, Ben Saks, Phil Kibbe

ETHICS & IMPACT Chorebot by Greg Omelchuck

ETHICS & IMPACT

Chorebot by Greg Omelchuck

BEST STORY Africa Hitech - Out In the Street by Mark Simpson, Nick Paroz, Sixty40, Superfad

BEST STORY

Africa Hitech - Out In the Street by Mark Simpson, Nick Paroz, Sixty40, Superfad

MOST UNCANNY Saturn by 1stAveMachine

MOST UNCANNY

Saturn by 1stAveMachine

SCIENTIFICALLY HARDCORE Bio-inspired Flying Robots by Sabine Hauert, EPFL

SCIENTIFICALLY HARDCORE

Bio-inspired Flying Robots by Sabine Hauert, EPFL

MOST CREATIVE Me and My Robots by Jay Kila, Ben Jacob Mack

MOST CREATIVE

Me and My Robots by Jay Kila, Ben Jacob Mack

BEST PICTURE The Machine by Rob Shaw, Bent Image Lab

BEST PICTURE

The Machine by Rob Shaw, Bent Image Lab

BEST ROBOT ACTOR Absolut Quartet by Jeff Lieberman, Dan Paluska, Noah David Smith, Willie Mack

BEST ROBOT ACTOR

Absolut Quartet by Jeff Lieberman, Dan Paluska, Noah David Smith, Willie Mack

BEST HUMAN AS ROBOT Waiting For Name Assignment by Alvaro Galvan, Carmen Simón Rubio

BEST HUMAN AS ROBOT

Waiting For Name Assignment by Alvaro Galvan, Carmen Simón Rubio

AUDIENCE AWARD Operation da Vinci by Kelleher Guerin, Carol Reiley, Tom Tantillo

AUDIENCE AWARD

Operation da Vinci by Kelleher Guerin, Carol Reiley, Tom Tantillo

 
 

ROBOTS INVADING

Ataque de Panico by Fede Alvarez, Aparato Post

Ataque de Panico by Fede Alvarez, Aparato Post

Double A by Julien Vanhoenacker

Double A by Julien Vanhoenacker

Interrogation Robot by Mike Winter

Interrogation Robot by Mike Winter

Modern World: Robot Companions by David Naylor

Modern World: Robot Companions by David Naylor

Dungeon by Neil Mclean

Dungeon by Neil Mclean

Robot Adventures on Planet Earth by Curtis L Wiebe, Marlon Wiebe, Phantom Planet Films

Robot Adventures on Planet Earth by Curtis L Wiebe, Marlon Wiebe, Phantom Planet Films

Only Son - It's A Boy by Peter Sand

Only Son - It's A Boy by Peter Sand

Patient Zero by Yessit Arocho

Patient Zero by Yessit Arocho

Robotic Secrets Revealed: Episode 002 by J. Gregory Trafton, Anthony M. Harrison, Laura M. Hiatt, Wallace E. Lawson, Eric Martinson

Robotic Secrets Revealed: Episode 002 by J. Gregory Trafton, Anthony M. Harrison, Laura M. Hiatt, Wallace E. Lawson, Eric Martinson

The Machine by Rob Shaw, Bent Image Lab

The Machine by Rob Shaw, Bent Image Lab

 
 

ROBOTS IN RHYTHM

Absolut Quartet by Jeff Lieberman, Dan Paluska, Noah David Smith, Willie Mack

Absolut Quartet by Jeff Lieberman, Dan Paluska, Noah David Smith, Willie Mack

Outside The Lines by Juno Mendiola

Outside The Lines by Juno Mendiola

Keepon Dancing to Spoon's "Don't You Evah" by Jeff Nichols, WIRED Magazine, Hideki Kozima, Marek Michalowski, BeatBots

Keepon Dancing to Spoon's "Don't You Evah" by Jeff Nichols, WIRED Magazine, Hideki Kozima, Marek Michalowski, BeatBots

The Tiller Girls: AI meets the stage by Louis-Philippe Demers

The Tiller Girls: AI meets the stage by Louis-Philippe Demers

1stAveMachine by 1stAveMachine

1stAveMachine by 1stAveMachine

Manipulation Lab: Do What You Do by Matt Mason

Manipulation Lab: Do What You Do by Matt Mason

Africa Hitech - Out In the Street by Mark Simpson, Nick Paroz, Sixty40, Superfad

Africa Hitech - Out In the Street by Mark Simpson, Nick Paroz, Sixty40, Superfad

Diamonds N' Scratch - Robot by Murv Douglas, Kristen Halloway, Sondra D, Major W. Latimer, Joel Poehlmann

Diamonds N' Scratch - Robot by Murv Douglas, Kristen Halloway, Sondra D, Major W. Latimer, Joel Poehlmann

Alias - Sixes Last by 1stAveMachine

Alias - Sixes Last by 1stAveMachine

The Story of HERB by Chris Dellin, Mehmet Dogar, Anca Dragan, Vincenzo Micelli, Kyle Strabala

The Story of HERB by Chris Dellin, Mehmet Dogar, Anca Dragan, Vincenzo Micelli, Kyle Strabala

SARCOS Chicken Dance by Benjamin Stephens

SARCOS Chicken Dance by Benjamin Stephens

Chief Cook and Keepon in Bot's Funk by Eric Sauser, Marek Michalowski, Aude Billard, Hideki Kozima

Chief Cook and Keepon in Bot's Funk by Eric Sauser, Marek Michalowski, Aude Billard, Hideki Kozima

UNKLE - Runaway by John Nolan, Streetlight Films

UNKLE - Runaway by John Nolan, Streetlight Films

Me and My Robots by Jay Kila, Ben Jacob Mack

Me and My Robots by Jay Kila, Ben Jacob Mack

robotcowboy by Dan Wilcox

robotcowboy by Dan Wilcox

ROBOTS IN USE

Prusila, Queen of the Robots by Science House Foundation Terrabotic Grantees

Prusila, Queen of the Robots by Science House Foundation Terrabotic Grantees

Robots of Brixton by Kibwe Tavares, Mourad Bennacer, DJ Hiatus, David Hoffman

Robots of Brixton by Kibwe Tavares, Mourad Bennacer, DJ Hiatus, David Hoffman

Game-Based Learning by Daniel Byers et al., Brown University

Game-Based Learning by Daniel Byers et al., Brown University

CNC M&Ms by Eric Brockmeyer

CNC M&Ms by Eric Brockmeyer

CB2: Child Robot with Biomimetic Body by Tomoyuki Noda et al., Asada Synergistic Intelligence Project

CB2: Child Robot with Biomimetic Body by Tomoyuki Noda et al., Asada Synergistic Intelligence Project

Operation da Vinci by Kelleher Guerin, Carol Reiley, Tom Tantillo

Operation da Vinci by Kelleher Guerin, Carol Reiley, Tom Tantillo

Bio-inspired Flying Robots by Sabine Hauert, EPFL

Bio-inspired Flying Robots by Sabine Hauert, EPFL

The Life of iCub by Eric Sauser, Brenna Argall, Aude Billard

The Life of iCub by Eric Sauser, Brenna Argall, Aude Billard

Tots on Bots by Madeline Smith, Sharon Stansfield, Carole Dennis

Tots on Bots by Madeline Smith, Sharon Stansfield, Carole Dennis

Moonrush by Jonathan Minard, Michael Pisano, Ben Saks, Phil Kibbe

Moonrush by Jonathan Minard, Michael Pisano, Ben Saks, Phil Kibbe

 
 

ROBOTS IN LOVE

Audi "Robot" by Nacho Gayan, Agosto, DDB, Alberto Astorga, Big Lazy Robot, Asylum SFX

Audi "Robot" by Nacho Gayan, Agosto, DDB, Alberto Astorga, Big Lazy Robot, Asylum SFX

Waiting For Name Assignment by Alvaro Galvan, Carmen Simón Rubio

Waiting For Name Assignment by Alvaro Galvan, Carmen Simón Rubio

Fritz and Iris by Stephen Prescott, David Roomes, Bob Freeman

Fritz and Iris by Stephen Prescott, David Roomes, Bob Freeman

Nao 1337 Audition by Carlos Asmat

Nao 1337 Audition by Carlos Asmat

Disposable by Alexis Gambis

Disposable by Alexis Gambis

Double-Taker (Snout) by Golan Levin, Larry Hayhurst, Steven Benders, Fannie White

Double-Taker (Snout) by Golan Levin, Larry Hayhurst, Steven Benders, Fannie White

PING by Jason Oshman, Debra Cohen, Mark Romano, Andrea Heiserman, Anthony Ramos

PING by Jason Oshman, Debra Cohen, Mark Romano, Andrea Heiserman, Anthony Ramos

Colloquium on Performing Arts and Robotics by David V. Lu, Annamaria Pileggi, Justin Rincker, Ann Marie Mohr, William D. Smart

Colloquium on Performing Arts and Robotics by David V. Lu, Annamaria Pileggi, Justin Rincker, Ann Marie Mohr, William D. Smart

Saturn by 1stAveMachine

Saturn by 1stAveMachine

How to Build a Dishwasher by Axel Straschnoy et al., The New Artist Project

How to Build a Dishwasher by Axel Straschnoy et al., The New Artist Project

Robots by Dan Mangan, Mike Lewis, Todd M Duym, Tariq Hussain

Robots by Dan Mangan, Mike Lewis, Todd M Duym, Tariq Hussain

Researchin' by David Lu

Researchin' by David Lu

The Immigrant by Jeff Linnell, Autofuss

The Immigrant by Jeff Linnell, Autofuss

Chorebot by Greg Omelchuck

Chorebot by Greg Omelchuck