On this episode we report in from the Fantasia International Film Festival which runs until August 3rd in Montreal. It’s arguably the premiere genre (Horror, Sci-Fi, World) film festival in the entire world and today we have the unique pleasure of diving into something that just had it’s World Premiere screening last night. Ladies and Gentleman, I give you ‘The Artifice Girl’.
When an internet vigilante develops a revolutionary new computer program to combat online predators, its rapid advancement leads to serious questions of autonomy, oppression, and what it really means to be human.
In advance of the premiere we had the unique pleasure of sitting down with writer/director and star Franklin Ritch to discuss the origins of the film, the themes behind it, how he got his cast together and so very much more….