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. Geoffrey Cowper, Spain, 2013, 17mins)
We all know snails like beer right, but what about giant snails!
Otto Floss: Freelance Watcher
(Dir. Gevi Dimitrakopoulou & Arturo Bandinelli, UK, 2013, 15mins)
In a world where people are invisible unless they are being seen by someone else, you can hire a freelancer!
(Dir. Jakub Kouril, Czech Republic, 2012, 10mins)
A lonely grandmother decides to get a companion, even a mechanical one will do.
(Dir. Jon Silverberg, Canada, 2014, 5mins)
On the morning commute to his downtown office, a Man finds himself stuck in a mysterious time loop.
(Dir. William Wall, USA, 2014, 12mins)
Zero is a small android who has visited Earth many times and is not sure he likes the changes.
(Dir. Joan Manuel Urquiaga Valdes, Sweden, 2013, 7mins)
Someone has found the WorldShip and is putting the last home of mankind in jeopardy.
(Dir. James Croke, Australia, 2013, 10mins)
A discredited scientist plans an elaborate heist to prove his genius and salvage his ruined reputation.
(Dir. Jose Luis Aristoy and José Miguel Martínez, Spain, 2014, 12mins)
What sacrifices would you make to be part of a big corporation?