TEMMA is a sci-fi short about a neuro-programmer who tries to complete a computational model of her own mind before her body succumbs to a degenerative disease. When Temma's condition takes a sudden turn for the worse, her husband and daughter must find the courage to deal with the incomplete version of herself that Temma leaves behind.
Winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant and Faculty Selects at Columbia University Graduate Film Program. Featured by the National Academy of Sciences and the Museum of the Moving Image. Winner of CINE Golden Eagle Award, Best Sci-Fi Short at Berlin Independent Film Festival, and Honorable Mention at Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival and the Adobe Design Achievement Awards. Official Selection at over a dozen international film festivals, including Palm Beach, Woods Hole, and Fantasia.
Starring Karen Young, Richard Bekins, Samantha Bilinkas / Directed by Anya Meksin / Written and Edited by Anya Meksin and William Gerrard / Produced by Kristie Lutz / Music by Jeff McSpadden / Cinematography by Kamil Plocki / Production Design by Neslihan Arslan / VFX by Robot Hands