The Ethical Dilemma of Self-driving Cars

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An animated lesson for TED-Ed, an extension of TED Talks. Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets today. Professor Patrick Lin navigates the murky ethics of self-driving cars.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Ethical Dilemma of Self-driving Cars

    Directed by: Yukai DU

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 04 min 15 s

  • Technique

    Category: Educational, scientific or industrial film

    Techniques used: 2D Computer, 3D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Children, Family, Young adults, Preschool

  • Credits

    Directed by: Yukai DU

    Production: Jessica RUBY, TED CONFERENCES, LLC, Gerta XHELO

    Artistic direction: Yukai Du

    Script: Amy Adkins

    Storyboard: Yukai Du

    Layout: Yukai Du

    Animation: Yukai Du, Jiaqi Wang, Kevin O'Shea

    Compositing: Yukai Du

    Music: Cem Misirlioglu

    Sound: Cem Misirlioglu

    Voice: Addison Anderson