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Haphead is the story of a girl who’s literally empowered by videogames. Ten years from now, a new haptic peripheral makes videogames so immersive that people learn skills just by playing. Maxine makes less than minimum wage at the factory where they make them, so she decides to become an unofficial beta tester by stealing one for herself. At home, her favorite rabbit-ninja game gets a whole lot more punishing, with the haptic feedback loop beating lethal skills into her muscle memory. Which is good: she needs to level up quick once her employer discovers her on-the-job theft.

Luckily, she’s not alone. There are other hapheads out there, with a variety of game-trained abilities. But while some of them are kindreds, one of them brings death…

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  • ORIGINAL TITLE: Haphead
  • PRODUCTION: Postopian Pictures
  • MEDIA: Corporate website
  • COUNTRY: USA
  • YEAR: 2015
  • DIRECTOR: Jim Munroe
  • CAST: Elysia White, David Straus, Joanne Jansen, Kwame Kyei-Boateng, Mandy May Cheetham, Jonathan Robbins, Sarah Desouza-Coelho, Jordan Towes, Jermaine Carty, Devon Nicholson, Adrian Ellis, Robert Nolan
  • TYPOLOGY: Independent
  • INTERACTIVE: NO
  • ONGOING: YES
  • GENRE: science fiction
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The school staff of women's rowing tries to do everything possible to bring the club forward. To achieve this goal, the team decides to meet one goal: represent Uruguay at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

The story of one woman's journey with a young boy named Colin that she protects as they navigate the strange and dangerous world of Limbo. On this journey, Lain must confront memories and monstrous fears to save herself and the man she loves.

A few weeks before Halloween, Emma, Rachel, Luke, and Hunter decide to video-chat and share their scariest stories. When Emma tells her real-life story-that her neighbor committed suicide and is linked to a string of suicides/homicides in her area-things start to get tense. The group investigates further and finds out that these deaths happen to be linked to a website, and all the deceased have received threatening emails before they die. Both Emma and Hunter start to receive these emails, as well as creepy packages at their house. Things start to get out of hand when the cyber world starts to appear among the living. Luke and Rachel are left frustrated as to why Emma and Hunter are the only two experiencing the weird occurrences, and if what's going is from a cyber bully or something more demonic.

Chronos is an anthology series, where every episode takes the point of view of a different character. The series is set in a world where time travels exists in the form of natural disasters aptly called, "time storms." These storms are completely random and cannot be prevented or controlled. The people of this world are forced to deal with the ensuing chaos as they are flung back and forth through time. Government agencies try to maintain order and prevent the spread of alternate timelines, while others seek to manipulate history for their own insidious purposes.

3U is a 8 episodes webseries based on the novel "Three Men" by Andrea Conti, winner of the edition 2014 of the prize Mondolibro and edited by Guaraldi. The web series 3U is an independent self-produced project, which unites young talents in the field of visual arts, literary arts and advertising marketing of Rimini.

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