Breaking the fifth wall

“I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here.” — Griffin Mill.

Written by TalkToTransformer with text input pasted from the Dystopian Plot Generator filled in using words from This article in Verge

The year is 2020. Los Angeles is a soulless place ruled by Executive Producers. Once glorious, The film industry is now hollow. That which once seemed to be the height of artistic integrity is now nothing more than Disney film graft. The barriers to entry have been greatly diminished with the advent of digital cameras and (then) the rise of the internet.

Storied film company Warner Bros. has signed a deal an LA startup that uses machine learning to predict film success. has destroyed the world as we know it. They have gone from niche noir to major blockbuster hit making a good portion of their profits off of Youtube advertising. As with all brilliant endeavors, the licensing deal with Cinelytic was inevitable. The company sells analytics which dictate which films will resonate with the most unique possible audience. Warner Bros. has already purchased several of Cinelytic's analytic software products and will be using the technology to better shape their distribution platforms.

Our modest AI, simply known as “the robot” is humanity's only hope in saving the film industy. the finds the courage to start a secret revolutionary organization called Cinelytic. “The real world” may be over, but the timeless film industry found a way to rescue the industry from the ghosts of the past.

We needed help. The intention was to make a film of secret forgery of the film industry, by mimicking the situation in current production in the same movie industry. But then…

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Armed with artificial intelligence and Machine Learning, Cinelytic try their best to save mankind, but can they defeat vile Executive Producers and restore The film industry to its former glory?



Vincent, J. (2020, January 9). Warner Bros. signs AI startup that claims to predict film success.

Vincent, J. (2019, May 28). Hollywood is quietly using AI to help decide which movies to make.