Category Archives: Short Films

Sci Fi Shorts: The Looking Planet

By | July 28, 2018

 Description: During the construction of the universe, a young member of the Cosmos Corps of Engineers decides to break some fundamental laws in the name of self-expression. Credits: Eric Law Anderson (Director / Writer) Starring: Samuel Hery, Joe Capalletti, Cindy Robinson Comments: This film may not fit well with the theories on the creation of the universe in… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: Final Offer (Presented by DUST)

By | July 22, 2018

 Description: A down-on-his-luck lawyer awakes in a doorless room to find he’s been selected to negotiate on behalf of the human race. Credits: Mark Slutsky (Director / Writer) Starring: Anna Hopkins, Aaron Abrams Comments: Sometimes those legal technicalities can work in your favor as this fun little short proves. This one makes good use of the talented Anna… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: Adagio

By | July 14, 2018

 Description: A young man sacrifices himself for the lives of a thousand, but will he come back? Based on a story by Robert Heinlein. Credits: Christian Doran (Director / Writer) Starring: Matt Popp, Mary Musolino, Rob De Fries Comments: This is a very moving and well-done piece of science fiction. I’ve not read the short story it is… Read More »

Kickstarter: Metroplex

By | July 11, 2018

 Metroplex is an adrenaline packed SciFi short concept film full of action, suspense and a lot of bullets. Set in 2050, the world is co-inhabited by humans, trolls, elves, dwarves, and dragons. Official governments no longer exist, instead laws are enforced by mega corporations through private security forces. Large sprawling cities called METROPLEX’S are divided into autonomous districts,… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: Wire Cutters (Presented by DUST)

By | June 30, 2018

 Description: A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet. Credits: Jack Anderson (Director / Writer) Comments: This is a nice bit of animated fun with quite excellent CGI. Would love to see them do some more shorts with the same robots. DUST: Binge-watchable Sci-fi DUST is the first multi-platform destination for binge watchable… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: Hope

By | June 16, 2018

 Description: With the world ablaze, a lone survivor must preserve all life before meeting his fate. Hope follows Dr. Jacob Thorn’s final act to ensure humanity’s future after all life is wiped out by an asteroid impact. High above Earth in a space station built solely for this task Thorn has to cope with unimaginable loss as he… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: Planet Unknown (Presented by DUST)

By | June 2, 2018

 Description: Facing global resource depletion, mankind sends out Space Rovers to find potentially inhabitable planets. Credits: Shawn Wang (Director / Writer) Comments: This beautifully animated film is basically WALL-E in reverse, and it gets a lot of mileage from its premise. This one could potentially be expanded into a feature film. DUST: Binge-watchable Sci-fi DUST is the first… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: Anthem

By | May 28, 2018

 Description: Aliens sift through the contents of a time capsule as flashbacks show the last few minutes of the people who left behind the mementos shortly before the world ends. Credits: Jarrett lee Conway (Director / Writer) Starring: Ossie Beck, Sam Feuer, Christina Robinson, Thomas Phillips Comments: This is a poignant short film that uses its premise quite… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: Apocalypse Now Now (Presented by DUST)

By | May 19, 2018

 Description: Baxter Zevcenko might be a serial killer. His girlfriend, Esme, is missing, and he’s the prime suspect. To clear his name, he’ll turn to Cape Town’s grizzliest, drunkest bounty hunter, Jackson ‘Jackie’ Ronin. Little does he know that Ronin is a supernatural bounty-hunter, and that he’s about to be dragged headlong into a deep, dark Cape Town… Read More »

Sci Fi Shorts: The Cycle

By | May 13, 2018

 Description: An apprentice of magic finds out, that she herself is her greatest enemy. This video is a student short film, made in Berlin. Credits: David Schuster (Director / Writer) Starring: Marie Bebber, Steven M. Gilbert, Lucas Wija Comments: This is an enjoyable fantasy short that could be fleshed out into a full film. The CGI is not… Read More »