The Technician, by James Arden, is a horror/thriller short about the secrets we (attempt to) keep online.
As the film opens, we meet the titular protagonist (Keir Brown), an unnamed IT professional who has gone freelance after being unceremoniously fired by his employer.
At a meeting with a former colleague named Ben (Robin Tudge), he is made a lucrative offer to return to his former employer.
As the meeting progresses, we learn the technician has a disturbing proclivity for cyber-voyeurism. He admits he revels in learning the secrets co-workers and clients keep online.
Later, while working on Ben's personal computer, he discovers a dark, terrible secret that changes everything.
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The Technician is a taunt, unsettling thriller that masterfully exploits one of the most pervasive anxieties of modern life - the vulnerability and potential exposure of our private online activities.
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