How comedian/filmmaker Gary Eck plans to use cutting-edge technology to realise his sci-fi opus, Amygdala.
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Gary Eck’s first encounter with the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) was one of trepidation: “My son wanted my details to buy an app to start generating NFTS of his own art. I was apprehensive at first, but soon it was me who was hooked, going down the rabbit hole, and by the end, I was saying ‘This is fucking genius!’”
In an act of strange serendipity, Eck’s exposure to this emerging technology happened to coincide with the development of his high-concept sci-fi feature film Amygdala. Set in a brutal dystopian future, Amygdala sees prisoners incarcerated in ‘Mindmares’, fiendish virtual realities that exploit their greatest fears, all of which are broadcast to bloodthirsty viewers.
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