SCI-FI-LONDON loves short film! We’ve always supported shorts through our festival programming and our 48 Hour Film Challenge. We reckon that some science fiction stories lend themselves perfectly to short film and have selected a fantastic bunch of international short films for this year’s festival.
Expect the unexpected from serious to silly and everything else in between.
(Dir. Rafael Bolliger, Switzerland, 14 min.)
A dying scientist is offered the chance to live on in his clone’s body.
(Dir. Davide Pellino, Italy, 9 min.)
One day, a robot executing the same routines decides to break the sequence.
(Dir. Jim Politano, USA, 8 min.)
An airline passenger with a fear of flying starts to see strange things after taking his ‘nerve’ medicine.
GENGHIS KHAN CONQUERS THE MOON
(Dir. Kerry Yang, USA, 17 min.)
In Khan’s last days, an encounter with a wizard sends him to the Moon. Is this his greatest conquest?
(Dir. Samantha Moore, UK, 6min.)
Loop is about what can be seen and what cannot, how scientists imagine their work and how they describe it.
(Dir. Raymond Carr, USA, 11 min.)
A woman and her Creature Pet go on a journey to start a new life.
(Dir. Ingo Putze, Germany, 9 min.)
A story of a relationship gone awry. Depicted through poetic, surreal pictures, where the physics of the world we know do not always apply.
THE FANTASTIC LOVE OF BEEBOY & FLOWERGIRL
(Dir. Clemens Roth, Germany, 10 min.)
Peter is being followed by killer bees, Elsa collects exotic flowers. How can they be happy together?
THE INVITATION TO ARMAGEDDON
(Dir. Paul Hough, USA, 16 min.)
A Steampunk Musical set in 1888. On a mission to save the world, a team of steampunk monster-hunters take a rollercoaster ride to Hell.