2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Creative Control

Thursday, March 19
3:45PM - 5:22PM

Alamo Lamar A
1120 S Lamar Blvd


In near-future Brooklyn, David is an overworked, tech-addicted advertising executive working on a high profile campaign for a new generation of Augmented Reality glasses. Envious of his best friend Wim’s charmed life and obsessed with his entrancing girlfriend Sophie, David uses the glasses to develop a life-like avatar of her; but he isn’t prepared for what happens when the line between reality and virtual reality begins to blur.

Section: Narrative Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 97min

Director: Benjamin Dickinson

Executive Producer: Greg Stewart, Emily Wiedemann

Producer: Craig Shilowich, Melody Roscher, Mark Depace + Zach Mortensen

Screenwriter: Benjamin Dickinson, Micah Bloomberg

Cinematographer: Adam Newport-Berra

Editor: Andrew Hasse

Production Designer: John Furgason

Sound Designer: Paul Hsu

Music: Q Dept

Principal Cast: Benjamin Dickinson, Nora Zehetner, Dan Gill, Alexia Rasmussen, Reggie Watts, Gavin McInnes, Paul Manza, Himanshu Suri


Benjamin Dickinson grew up in Wheaton, Illinois. He attended NYU's undergraduate film program and got his start directing music videos for DFA records artists such as LCD Soundsystem and The Rapture. His acclaimed first feature film First Winter premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, and his short Super Sleuths premiered at SXSW 2014.

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Linzee Troubh
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Charlie Olsky



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