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Jenna Cosgrove

2121 (film)

2121 2019 Type: Web Series Role: Writer, Director, Production Designer 2121 is a dystopian sci-fi web series,...

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2121

2019
Type: Web Series
Role: Writer, Director, Production Designer

2121 is a dystopian sci-fi web series, of 7 x 7-10 minute episodes. Designing the series has centred on finding several appropriate locations around Melbourne, with a particular look that fits the vibe of the world. I’ve also designed a uniform for many of the characters who work for Counsel, as well as the Counsel logo, and creating patches for the uniforms.

I’ve created several props and other costumes, as well as working closely with Director of Photography Andrea Joshua Asnicar to design a strong lighting look.

2121 is currently in production, for release in late 2019.

In the year 2121, all of society is controlled by Counsel, an all-knowing AI who logs and analyses every move citizens make. The unnamed city wherein 2121 takes place is under a hard-socialist rule—vocations are decided by aptitude tests, all resources are shared, and every year each citizen must complete a recitizenship test, to justify every action they have taken throughout the year. If at any time a citizen breaks any of Counsel’s numerous rules, they will be expelled to the Outlands—a wasteland outside the city walls, without the benefits of its clean air and water.

Inevitably, from the depths of the misery of this society, a revolution is forming. A group called Defiance is planning a complex attack on Counsel, aiming to bring down both the AI and those who serve it. They have spent months recruiting members, turning assets in high places, and cooking up their own brand of digital weaponry—and now it’s time to put their plan into action…”