The House of Automata

“Automata are mechanical objects endowed with life by ingenious means.”

A short documentary film about The House of Automata

In a wood in the far North of Scotland there is a magical workshop where Maria and Micheal Start work preserving and restoring antique automata. With over 25 years experience they painstakingly bring these pieces back to life. 

To see some of these clockwork characters in real life there is an interactive exhibition with live demonstrations from The House of Automata at The Museum of Childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer from 22ndJune till 18th September
Further details can be found via the link  

Director - Euan Myles, Camera/Edit - Jonnie Lewis, Motion Graphics - Robbie Dickson

Contact the Filmmakers:

Robbie Dickson