The Future of Work and Death

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The Future of Work and Death

Runtime: 1hr 28mins

Released: 2017


First Run Features - USA


Journeyman Pictures - UK + Worldwide



Our first documentary was selected for multiple festivals worldwide, including Raindance, IFFR and CPH:DOX. It went on to win several awards, as well as receiving two official screenings at the European Commission.

It was released on iTunes May 9th 2017 and debuted at #12 in the documentary charts.

It is available to watch on Amazon Prime, iTunes, Vimeo On Demand and Sundance Now.


World experts in the fields of futurology, anthropology, neuroscience, and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two 'certainties' of human life; work and death. Charting human developments from Homo habilis, past the Industrial Revolution, to the digital age and beyond, the film looks at the shocking exponential rate at which mankind has managed to create technologies to ease the process of living. As we embark on the next phase of our adaptation, with automation and artificial intelligence signifying the complete move from man to machine, the film asks what the implications are for human fulfilment in an approaching era of job obsolescence and extreme longevity.


European Commission


International Film Festival Rotterdam


Transitions Film Festival Melbourne

San Francisco DocFest


SCINEMA International Science Film Festival

Academia Film Olomouc

Diep-Haven Festival

Krakow Film Festival

World of Knowledge International Science Film Festival St Petersburg

This Human World Film Festival

Docs Against Gravity

Millenium Film Festival 

BOFA Film Festival

Ecofalante Environmental Film Festival São Paulo

Economia Festival

Liberte Labs