Renowned futurist and technology thought leader Nick Ayton is not just shaping the future of technology through his advocacy; he has entered the realm of storytelling, creating and writing with a gripping TV Series that explores the challenges humanity faces in dealing with Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).
Inspired by his passion for what he refers to as frontier technologies, Nick has created a unique world view, a multi layered , complex thriller drama set less than a decade from now. Over 8 episodes, as the series unfolds Nick reveals a world where an AGI, created by a powerful media business, seeks to wrestle control over humans from government and other powerful entities. The narrative revolves around the struggle of an academic family as they deal with adversity and inadvertently discover a solution crucial for humanity’s survival.
What sets this TV Series apart is Nick’s ability to blend advanced technology with a compelling human story. The plot offers a captivating exploration of the ethical and societal implications of AGI, as AI knows more about humans than humans, adding layers of complexity to the narrative that go beyond the typical tech thriller. AI knows us too well, every desire, fault and hidden truth.
As part of a trans-media event, Nick is collaborating with ex-Marvel graphic artists to craft a prequel graphic novel. The novel is set to make its debut at ComicCon in the summer of 2024, providing fans with an immersive experience into the series’ backstory and expanding the narrative universe, introducing some new and sometimes scary characters unlike anything before.
The excitement doesn’t end there. The 90-minute pilot episode kicks off the TV Series is already in pre-production, with full production slated for March 2024. This marks a significant step forward in bringing Nick’s vision to life on the screen, promising audiences a thrilling journey into the not-so-distant future where the line between human and trans humanism becomes blurred.
Beyond traditional storytelling, he is leveraging the trans media format to extend the series into various forms of content. From games and top trumps to toys, from Cosplay to merchandise, the world of the TV Series will be brought to life through collectibles and NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens). With a set of leading characters boasting most nationalities the pilot aims to engage audiences across all platforms, creating an immersive experience that extends far beyond the screen.
Nick Ayton’s venture into the world of script writing is the culmination of more than 45 years in technology is a convergence of a deep understanding of technology and his creative vision, as you prepare to have your senses impacted, your taste questioned as you feel the rub which will make viewers at times feel uncomfortable. Get ready to embark on a thrilling ride into the future, where the boundaries between reality and fiction blur, and the fate of humanity hangs in the balance.