Some science fiction ideas just don't work as feature-length films, but in short form they make for compelling stories and great cinematic experiences. We've gathered together a mix of fantastic international short films that offer everything from the fun and frivolous to the deep and meaningful.
(Dir. Alexey Marfin, UK, 2015, 7mins)
Genetically modified pets, engineered to look like their owners. You are not unique; this is the post-personal economy.
(Dir. David Hunt, UK, 2014, 2mins)
An explorer on an unknown planet comes across a very strange phenomenon..
Fast and Cheap
(Dir. Philipp Glauner, Germany, 2014, 4mins)
Müller, praising his androids’ efficiency, performance and economic advantages to humans, we recognize not all of his golden promises are reality...
(Dir. Sinclair Obiora, UK, 2015, 6mins)
A Mortuary Technician takes delivery of a body. He soon finds out the body isn’t what it appears to be.
(Dir. Erin Li, USA, 2014, 14mins)
A woman is forced to adjust to a new life in a human zoo on an alien planet.
(Dir. Tim Mackenzie-Smith, UK, 2014, 21mins)
The Red Zone has been created, citizens are forced to wear colour coded wristbands. If yours turns red, you become the property of Vitakorp.
The Brain Hack
(Dir. Joseph White, UK, 2014, 19mins)
Two film students create a short-cut to induce hallucinogenic visions of God, and find themselves hunted by a deadly religious sect. Winner of SCI-FI-LONDON BEST SHORT FILM 2015
The Fischer Case
(Dir. Etienne Gravrand, Canada, 2014, 21mins)
Whilst being interrogated by police, a man with no particular story will slowly but surely discover an inextricable world of crime and madness.