Some science fiction ideas just don't work as feature-length films, but in short form they make for compelling stories and great cinematic experiences. We've gathered together a mix of fantastic international short films that offer everything from the fun and frivolous to the deep and meaningful.
(Dir. Edward Tracy, UK, 2014, 15mins)
A spy puts a love implant into an unknowing man. Now having fallen for the man she must decide whether to betray her mission?
(Dir. Joe Ksander, Kevin Adams, USA, 2014, 8mins)
With so many forces aligned against Mazzy, she turns to her only ally, an old broken down construction robot named Three.
Happy Fun Room
(Dir. Greg Pak, USA, 2014, 14mins)
Can Sam prevent her past fears from making her a monster in the present?
I Remember the Future
(Dir. Klayton Stainer, Australia, 2014, 27mins)
Forced to face his past, Abe’s life comes to a twisting end. The final days of his reality or the start to his dreams?
Japanese Doctor Who
(Dir. Joshua Kahan, UK, 2014, 3mins)
An old video tape of a Japanese version of Doctor Who is found.
The Scarf Solution
(Dir. Javier García, Spain, 3mins)
While a physicist works he suddenly discovers his blackboard has amazing quantum properties.
(Dir. Marco Kalantari, Austria, 2015, 17mins)
The dark year 2204, a Shaman is sent on a mission to convert the soul of a giant battle colossus.
(Dir. ABDUL ZAINIDI, Brunei Darussalam, 14mins)
Brunei’s supernatural stories of houses and missing children re-enacted into documentary style to expose a different side to the country and of real missing people.
(Dir. Nicola Quilter, UK, 2014, 9mins)
Devastated by biological warfare, “Nation Mothers” recruited by “The System” have become crucial in establishing a new world order and desperate choices must be made.