In a previous news story, we reported that Amber Benson
's film Drones
was eerily similar to the new series Human Relations
Channel's Fall lineup.
On July 31st on her blog, Amber Benson
insinuated that the unlikely similarities between her indie film Drones
and the new SyFy
Channel series Human Relations
was way toooo coinicdnetal, especially since SyFy
.com itself had aired the trailer to Drones
back in January 2010.
is an original concept that was brought to us by Scott Prendergast
, a respected independent filmmaker," Syfy
said in a statement issued to the media only in the past few days. "It was in no way inspired by Drones
. We pride ourselves in our professional integrity and take suggestions of plagiarism very seriously."
"Our initial concern was if there was any truth to this," SyFy
's Mark Stern
said to www.airlockalpha.com. "If that were the case,