Blade Runner

Blade Runner is Ridley Scott's iconic neo-noir, Sci-Fi film, based on the 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (by Philip K. Dick) has been hailed for its production design and filmmaking technique that brought to life a 'retrofitted' dystopian vision of Los Angeles in 2019 filled with fire-belching smokestacks, towering corporate obelisks and crumbling old buildings -  glossy and ramshackle at the same time.

A seminal example of the neo-noir genre the film builds on earlier classics such as Metropolis depicting a pervasive view of the future.

AFTRS lecturers Kim Batterham, Igor Nay and Dr Mathew Campora share their technical insights and knowledge of the making of Blade Runner and its themes.


Last updated August 21, 2015


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