Born Digital First Cuts

March 2019

12. Outlying

4.0 4 x
The remote Isle of Rum covers 40 square miles, but is home to just 30 people. Despite its isolation, a community scheme is about to deliver super-fast, fibre optic broadband.

11. LilMissCandy786

3.0 1 x
Experimental short drama. In search of an identity, Candy wanders through the digital landscape, leaving fragments of herself behind.

10. My Sweet Prince

3.0 22 x
Alcopops. Cigarettes. MSN Messenger. VHS tapes. Boys. A teenage video diary collides with the fictional story of 15-year-old Tommy. Identity and sexuality in the online noughties.

9. Without Bounds to Beat

3.0 0 x
Experimental documentary that recounts a town’s revival of an ancient folk tradition, placing it in contrast to today’s digital technologies.

8. Janitor of Lunacy

4.0 6 x
Drama. A young woman descends into a digital wormhole via her obsession with a BDSM account run by an unknown user.
12:00

7. Have We Met Before?

4.0 3 x
Short docudrama exploring the history of sex in the homosexual community from the 1970s to the present day, and how the internet has changed the way gay men meet forever.
13:00

6. Roger

3.0 2 x
Drama about a cutting-edge gig-work app. As she embarks on a job as a 'Roger', a nervous Lena strives to build a relationship with her employer through unexpected means.
13:00

5. ill, actually

3.0 4 x
Short documentary exploring the challenges of being young and chronically ill in a carefully curated online culture. When you’re too ill for IRL, where do you turn?
07:00

4. Binge Watching

3.0 3 x
Drama. In a near future, virtual reality allows a person to see life through the eyes of someone very different. Are our experiences being shared or commodified?
12:00

3. Toni_with_an_i

4.0 2 x
Upbeat drama about 14-year-old oddball Toni who is having a tough time with the bullies at school. One day, the internet and a passion for performance saves her.
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