We love short films and think they are a wonderful format for science fiction themes.
Each year we receive hundreds of excellent films and it is a challenging task to select for our shorts programme.
We have put together six programmes, each showcasing a cross-section of countries, styles and sensibilities.
(Dir. Josh Tanner, Australia, 2013, 18mins)
A man returns to his childhood home to unearth the truth of what happened there in the summer of 1960.
(Dir. Benjamin Goodger, UK, 2013, 25mins)
After the death of his girlfriend, a scientist finds a way to revisit his memories.
My Date with Adam
(Dir. Dennis Schebetta, USA, 2013, 15 mins)
A wedding planner uses Internet dating to find the perfect man--only to discover he's a robot.
(Dir. John Albanis, Canada, 2013, 9mins)
A visual essay that explores the cyclical nature of societal mass consumption.
Cooking with Venus
(Dir. Glen and Shaun Vivaris, USA, 2013, 3mins)
Inter-planetary television chef Venus Ganymede shares her secrets to conquering a deadly recipe.
A Stitch in Time (for $9.99)
(Dir. Mu Sun, USA, 2013, 13mins)
Laura has an appointment at a time-travel agency, hoping to see what her future holds.
(Dir. Paul Lettieri, USA, 2013, 15mins)
If medical technology allowed eternal youth and good health, would you really want to live forever?
(Dir. Robert Odegnal, Hungary, 2013, 17mins)
His special talent is too see the truth, but in a corporate dystopia, who really wants the truth?