Inside Disney's AI Dystopia

In the near future, the destruction of Los Angeles by artificial intelligence sets off a war between machines and humans.

Disney’s science-fiction thriller, The Creator, paints a picture of a future world at war—humans vs. artificial intelligence. This episode we meet the film’s director Gareth Edwards, who unpacks just how complex the relationship is between the two, and why he decided to explore it in this new film.

We Meet:

Director Gareth Edwards


SHIFT is produced by Jennifer Strong and Anthony Green, with help from Emma Cillekens. It’s mixed by Garret Lang, with original music from Jacob Gorski. Art by Anthony Green.

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