The Society Experiment

2021 | Australia | 11 mins
Genre: Sci-Fi | Mobile Phone | Thriller
Themes: Disability | Technology
Disability represented on screen: Physical Disability & Mobility | Hard of Hearing & Deaf
Language: English, with Closed Captioning available

Synopsis: A famous Cliqtuber decides to spend the night in an abandoned asylum but it’s a top-secret government facility being used to ‘normalise’ people and they have a plan for him.

Trailer | Behind The Scenes (BTS)


Dr Dream – Elle Dawe
Sam – Chris Stanley
John – Mitchell Cox
Junko – Audrey Clark
DCI – Nicholas Bruce
Poppy – Deirdre Campbell
Daisy – Susan Huang
Guard – Joni Campbell
Sarah – Angela Blake


Director – Angela Blake
Writer – Angela Blake, Jacob Borradaile, Nicholas Bruce, Samantha Shaw, Nina Webster
Producer – Kristen Hodges
Cinematographer – Rah Sharma
Production Design – Jayden Chessells
Editor – Cristobal Olguin
Sound Design – John Tompkins
Composer – Anisha Thomas

Festival Screenings & Awards

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival 2022 (Ireland)
Mobile Innovation Network and Association (MINA)
Smartphone Film Festival 2022 (Australia)
Port Adelaide Diversity & Inclusion Film Festival (PADIFF) 2023 (Australia) – Nominated: Best Cinematography