** short films collection ** Patrick Kalyn | Mech: Human Trials

June 13, 2014

Patrick Kalyn | Mech: Human Trials short film. After a serious accident, a man is introduced to a designer street drug promising to restore his ravaged body. Desperate to mend himself, he becomes consumed by the drug, only to discover it is threatening his humanity. The film is a take on the emergence of nantotechnology and its perils.

Patrick Kalyn has been a world class visual effects artist for over 10 years on top grossing films such as Avatar, King Kong, X-Men: The Last Stand and District 9. Patrick segued into directing with short films Somnolence and Hybrids and is in development on his first feature.


(credit: Patrick Kalyn)

writer, director and producer: Patrick Kalyn
starring: Steve Baran
cinematography: Cliff Hokanson
aerial photography: Axiom Images
music: Sam Hulick and Nick Borrego
manager: Scott Glassgold, IAM Entertainment
Twitter: @dontdomech

related reading:
Mech: Human Trials | viral campaign

Public service ad from the film’s viral campaign. (credit: Patrick Kalyn)