2017 • 14mins • IMDb
What could go wrong in a world where being perfect is illegal? Sadly, Ivan has tested positive for perfection. The law states he must attend an imperfection clinic to undertake a test to determine what problem he must be given to assimilate to the flawed world around him.
The Problemless Anonymous has screened at prestigious International Festivals around the world and has won a number of awards, including the Méliès d’Argent prize for best European Fantasy Short Film, with screenings at the BAFTA-qualifying London Short Film Festival and Sci-Fi London in 2017. It premiered online with Short of the Week as well as being featured on Metro, VICE and Dust.
"The Problemless Anonymous is an entertaining think-piece that’s looking to challenge peoples views on their ‘ideal self’" - Short of the Week
"Part quirky rom-com, part dystopian thriller, Roberts’ short film is a reflection on societal expectations and our own self-enforced goals." - Metro
"A mix of Wes Anderson and Stanley Kubrick. It’s haunting, yet funny. It’s unpleasant, yet completely delightful." - BRWC