ROBOTRON - a tech opera

Staffel 1

7 Episodes + Bonusmaterial
Total Length 13min 40sec
2018

Robotron, the first soap opera set in the computer industry of the GDR, retraces the development of computers in a planned economy and the everyday life in East Germany. The people-owned company (VEB) Kombinat Robotron was the largest computer manufacturer of the former GDR and one of the most important producers of information technology in socialist Eastern Europe.

Robotron - a tech opera takes place between 1976 and 1991, season 1 is set in 1976. In the next 5 seasons, East German technical history is told on the basis of an autobiographically inspired relationship drama until the VEB Robotron is liquidated by the Treuhand in 1991. In this fictitious relationship drama inspired by my own family history, I assume the joint tasks of director, DOP, screenwriter, cast, make-up artist, costume designer and Sounddesigner. Robotron - a tech opera tells a story that no one cares anymore, stay tuned for season 2.

Titelsong: Lyrics & Rap by Futuremaps030
Beats stolen from Yung Hurn - Eisblock (prod. by Stickle)

Supported by Panke.Gallery, Favoriten Festival & HMKV