Short Film: Cogito

Tagline: How do you know what you think you know?

Duration: 6 Mins

Writer / Director / Producer: Russell W.B. Kirkby

Shooting Format: Super 16mm Film with CGI and stock footage elements. 

Delivery Format: 1080p HD

Funding: $25,000 – The Screen Innovation Production Fund, New Zealand.


A man deconstructs his reality on the way to an interview. In the process he questions everything he knows, even knowledge itself. When he arrives at the interview, after a near death experience, he auditions for the role in the film that he is already playing.