Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film The Sweetening

This is the sci-fi short film The Sweetening

It was written and directed by Grace Rowe, and stars Rowe, Matt Houston, Michael Jaworski, Liza Cosier, Kay Benjamin, Sadie Hazlett, Grace Hazlett, Cj Uy, and Leah Lamarr. Check out the synopsis and short film below. 

 “A lonely woman falls for an avatar in an augmented reality program and it completely upends her life. A lonely and depressed woman named Sadie takes part in the beta testing of "Virtual Encounters," an augmented reality program where users can virtually meet different kinds of people. After meeting an avatar named Jack in a florist shop, Sadie begins to feel alive again, and she reaches out to a hacker in the program to find the real man behind the avatar.”