DATA MINING by John Hunter | Script Revolution


In the near future, a young man finds himself the target of relentless advertising.



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"OK, who cares if my every keystroke, conversation, comment, post and perhaps even my thoughts are closely monitored and Data Mined?"

Thanks to ever more invasive Big Tech and lax governmental oversight, our personal privacy seems to be a thing of the past. From those of us who remain uncomfortable with this brave new digital reality, I here offer a short-short which may give you pause to think about who will control our lives and manage our opinions in the near future.

Three pages, one actor, one location (a small apartment), minimal props, some computer screen shots AND a shower scene with male nudity.

Submitted: September 6, 2019
Last Updated: December 23, 2020

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The Writer: John Hunter

A curious nature has led me down many paths - Former Peace Corps volunteer, big ticket sales, commercial graphic arts and packaging design consultant to name a few. More recently, I'm an award winning and produced scriptwriter living under the shade of a large oak tree in Central Florida. I don’t limit myself to one genre and enjoy telling a wide variety of character driven, slightly dark and quirky stories with a dash of humor. My dystopian horror Baby Soup won the 2013 Florida Independent Filmmakers Contest and five of my short scripts have been produced, including the whimsical Companion Shop which you can watch here . In July 2020, I declined an offer from mainland China for my mid-... Go to bio

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