Robocop meets Office Space in Garo Setian’s sci-fi feature debut! 🤖 A workplace robot, AUTO, transforms into a killing machine when he discovers he will be replaced by a more efficient model.
Garo Setian directed, produced, and edited Automation, and co-wrote alongside Rolfe Kanefsky and Matthew L. Schaffer. The film stars Elissa Dowling (We Are Still Here, Girl on the Third Floor), Parry Shen (Hatchet), genre multi-hyphenate Graham Skipper (Sequence Break, Almost Human, Re-Animator the Musical), Sarah French and scream queen Sadie Katz as office employees thrust into peril by a spiteful robot. Garo Setian and Anahit Setian produced for their Hungry Monster Entertainment company, along with Mike Elliott, Greg Holstein, Joseph P. Genier, Rob Kerchner, Esther Goodstein and Dan Bowen.
The Blu-ray release of Automation includes separate commentaries with Setian and writer Rolfe Kanefsky, Garo Setian, and Anahit Setian with producer Dan Bowen, deleted and alternate scenes, bloopers, behind the scenes featurettes – Writing the Screenplay and Building “Auto” with “Evil’ Ted”, “Auto’s Voice” An Interview With VO Artist Jim Tasker and bonus interviews with cast and crew!
Automation will land on Blu-ray and VOD December 3rd from Epic Pictures and DREAD following a limited theatrical run kicking off in the United States November 29th.