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 three programmes, each showcasing a cross-section of countries, styles and sensibilities.
(Minos Nikolakakis, Greece, 2011, 18mins)
The fall and rise of an ordinary man and the oddity in the attic.
(Dir. Andrew Jones, USA, 2011, 15mins)
A scientist contacts another dimension, summoning a flamboyant rock n’ roll superhero
(Dir. Javier Chillon, Spain, 2011, 10mins)
An astronaut returns to Earth after to discover he has been the victim of a sinister plot, he decides to seek revenge.
THIS IS NOT REAL
(Dir. Gergely Wootsch, UK, 2011, 7mins)
A young boy’s chimerical journey from an English village to the Himalayas that leads him to an all defining conclusion.
(Dir. Carlo Treviso, USA, 2011, 7mins)
Vital Electronic Systematic Soul Extension Life-Unit is technology capable of harnessing a human soul upon death.
ALCHEMY & OTHER IMPERFECTIONS
(Dir. Zachary Rothman, Canada, 2011, 12mins)
A dark fable about a Man and Woman who have completely lost touch with the outside world.
ROBOTS OF BRIXTON
(Dir. Kibwe Tavares, UK, 2011, 5mins)
Brixton has degenerated into a disregarded area inhabited by London’s new robot workforce - robots...
(Dir. Alia Sheikh, UK, 2012, 11mins)
Two flatmates attempt to break the laws of time and space. A third just wants a shower.
(Dir. Bobby Morgan, UK, 2011, 23mins)
Bobby is a petty thug. One day, he steals from some very dangerous individuals, and finds himself in deep trouble.