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. Matthew T. Burns, USA, 2013, 10mins)
A dating service that incorporates artificial intelligence has the power to both heal and devastate.
(Dir. James Lawler, USA, 2013, 15mins)
It's 2045 and everyone has state-owned implants. When Robert meets Jess she challenges him to take a life-changing risk.
(Dir. Faroukh Virani, USA, 2013, 17mins)
Two Indian astronauts must cope with the death of their captain on a one-way voyage to the nearest Earth-like sanctuary.
(Dir. Rob Petit, UK, 2013, 15mins)
Mac pulls over at a diner somewhere off a British B-Road, but is anything real about this place?
The Very Big Problem
(Dir. David Franklin, UK, 10mins)
Jim works at The Very Big Array, a radio telescope. One night he hears something, not good!