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Shatter Belt

SHATTER BELT is the new science fiction series from James Byrkit, writer/director of COHERENCE. A collection of mind-bending stories from the edge of reality and beyond the blurry boundary of consciousness.




Filmmaker Jim Byrkit goes deep and answers some burning questions about the cult favorite science fiction film COHERENCE. With special guest interviewer Patton Oswalt asking his own questions and some rare behind-the-scenes moments from the unconventional shoot. Learn some things you didn’t know and support SHATTER BELT by renting this brand new explainer video.


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Shatter Belt - The Hard Problem of Carl

I. The Hard Problem of Carl
Following a woman who works as a “contact tracer” for artificial intelligence. Responding to a call, she discovers the strange situation of a man apparently “captured” by the emerging AI of his smart refrigerator. As the incident grows more dangerous, she’s drawn into the depths of questions concerning consciousness, awareness, and intention.
Hugo Armstrong
Emily Baldoni
Adrienne Lewis
Joan Almedilla
Mariko Van Kampen
Madison West

Shatter Belt - Immotus

II. Immotus
Taking place in super hip internet startup company ( specializing in quirky and offbeat news. When a story of an unmovable apple inexplicably goes viral, the entire team must focus their full energy on understanding the true nature of the phenomenon. Is it mass hypnosis … or a glitch in the very code of the universe?
JJ Nolan
Julie Zhan
Richard Follin
Maury Sterling
Shannon Timberlake
Isayas Theodros
Ryan Keem
Rebecca Lynne Morley
Scarlet Sheppard
Andi René Christensen
Madison West
Jacqueline Wright

Shatter Belt - The Specimen

III. The Specimen
A man with his life in shambles tries desperately to deal his way back in, trading one thing for another in hopes of recovering his computer so he can finish an article that will finally lead a payout. Across town, the bones of an ancient king are analyzed and catalogued. Eventually, the two stories intersect unexpectedly, creating a connection between characters and worlds.
Patton Oswalt
Dale E. Turner
Feyisola Soetan
Annie Ruby
Joan Almedilla
Alixandrée Antoine
Fay DeWitt
Ron Gilbert

Shatter Belt - Pearls

IV. Pearls
During a night of “Adventure Cuisine,” four people find themselves in a gamut of escalating courses, each more surreal than the next. The food seems to be triggering reactions in each of them, bringing out emotions and secrets that would otherwise stay locked up. As the night takes on more psychedelic colors, the question emerges: how much do we choke down before we just can’t swallow any more?
Abigail Spencer
Elimu Nelson
Richard Follin
Catherine Lidstone
Bobby Foley
Hanna-Lee Sakakibara
Jenly Crespo

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