Shorts Programme 5

Thalamos, Sci Fi London

SCI-FI-LONDON loves short film! We think short film is perfect for science fiction, it gives filmmakers the chance to play with ideas and high concepts without having to add drama for the sake of filling ninety minutes. We’ve watched hundreds of films and selected our favourites!

We hope you can make it one of our shorts programmes at Stratford Picturehouse - see them on the big screen!

Another Game, Sci Fi London


(Dir. Riyad Barmania. 9mins, 2017, United Kingdom.)
A group has signed up to a mysterious lottery with disturbingly high stakes, where their thirst for dominance blinds them to the risk they take.

CONTRACTOR 014352, Sci Fi London


 (Dir. SIMON RYNINKS. 14mins, 2017, United Kingdom.)
Real and imaginary worlds collide when a lonely data entry clerk reaches through his computer screen, in search of a genuine connection.

Exo, Sci fi London


(Dir. Hiroki Yokoyama. 9mins, 2018, Japan.)
A future London where new criminal laws for ex-offenders are enacted.


(Dir. Corey Sevier. 20mins, 2017, United States.)
After an alien invasion leaves the world in chaos, a young father treks across the dying planet in a final act of humanity.

Memorial to the future, Sci Fi London


(Dir. Patricia McInroy. 7mins, 2017, United States.)
Riverside, Iowa may be one of the few places famous for an event that has not yet happened. People come there from around the world to celebrate the future birth of Captain James T. Kirk.

Once upon a plantet, Sci Fi London


(Dir. Peter J.S. Regan. 7mins, 2017, United States.)
A young astronomer finds her calls to the stars answered with unexpected results.

Rabbits, Sci Fi London


(Dir. Alex Alexandrou. 12mins, 2017, United Kingdom.)
Brothers Richmond and Arthur think they are the last survivors in a post-apocalyptic London until there is a knock on their door.

Prenatal, Sci Fi London


(Dir. Bears Fonte. 11mins, 2017, United States.)
Mysteriously eight months pregnant overnight, Katie believes the Angels responsible, but her sister thinks differently.

Thalamos, Sci Fi London


(Dir. Scott Robson, Andrew Jaksch. 23mins, 2017, Australia.)
After a successful mission to the ZRS, a research station orbiting Mars, astronaut Commander Charlie Shaw finds himself alone on the red planet.

Benefits, Sci Fi London


(Dir. Edward Lomas. 3mins, 2017, United Kingdom.)
England 2028; Adeel, needs his benefit cheque for the month. The welfare state is crumbling and the public sector is now fully automated.

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