Dark Room Johnny Hardstaff

In February, we wrote a piece about an upcoming collaboration between Philips and five filmmakers from Ridley Scott Associates, called Parallel Lines. Scott’s commercial division RSA was asked to create a series of groundbreaking short films in a genre of their choice, using “the same unifying theme.” RSA directors submitted forty-five treatments and Philips selected five it believed were most ground-breaking: Jake Scott, Greg Fay, Johnny Hardstaff, Carl Erik Rinsch, and Hi-Sim.

Philips has released the first two short films from the project, Johnny Hardstaff‘s future film noir sci-fi thriller titled Dark Room and Hi-Sim‘s computer animated adventure Jun & the Hidden Skies.

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