Honorable Mention – “Sir Viss” (Canada)

Title: Sir Viss
Runtime: 17 min
Country: Canada
Director: David Adkin
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: March 31, 2019

Synopsis: Sir Viss is a modern fable, written and told by Michelle Tocher, about a robot and his brilliant (but depraved) creator, a man named “Popeye” Irving. Popeye has designed the robot to be his servant, but when Popeye starts to tyrannize people, the robot has to make a choice about how best to serve his master.

The 16 minute film has been masterfully illustrated by Richard Row, and directed, edited and produced by David Adkin