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Category: Sci-Fi: Short Films

Sci-Fi Short Film “Expo”

Presented by Dust; ‘Expo’ is a sci-fi short directed by Joe Sill about female astro-miner Shona who has been mining under dangerous conditions on the moon for the past two years in order to pay for expensive medical treatments. Now that her tour is completed, a younger astronaut Paige has come to replace her, and …

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‘The Fisherman’ Is ‘the Old Man and the Sea’ Goes Sci-Fi

JAWS meets ALIEN in the waters off Hong Kong in “The Fisherman”. Directed by Alejandro Suarez Lozano, this really cool sci-fi short is about a one-handed old fisherman on his last legs who battles the depths one more time. The Fisherman have received 35 international awards and close to 200 festival selections around the world. …

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“Sol 87” is a Cool Martian Sci-Fi Thriller

“Sol 87” is a sci-fi short about astronaut commander Stephen James and his robotic companion, who inadvertently discovers the darker side of the planet. It explores what a mission to Mars could look like in the near future.  

“Embers & Dust” is The War of the Worlds ‘For Real’

Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds Broadcast was an episode of the American radio drama anthology series The Mercury Theatre on the Air. The one-hour broadcast was presented as a series of simulated news bulletins, which suggested an actual alien invasion by Martians was currently in progress. It aired on Sunday, October 30, 1938, and …

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Hyper Jump Is a Cool Sci-Fi Short

An astronaut prepares for a historic jump into hyperspace and realizes that the entire planet will be tuning in to hear his pre-flight speech – let the anxiety begin. Writer/Director – Tom Webb Camera – Kieran Lefort Sound – Kieran Lefort Production Assistant – Sophie Aroesty Editor – Tom Webb Sound Designer – Tom Webb …

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‘The Leap’ is a Fantastic Sci-Fi Short Film

The Leap, from Belgian director Karel van Bellingen takes place on the “Old World”, meaning Earth after a “New Earth” is discovered in 2069. Migrating to New Earth is very expensive with millions of people left stranded on old Earth who cannot afford the “leap” to New Earth. The IPMA (Interplanetary Migration Administration) try to …

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Magali Barbé: Strange Beasts

Strange Beasts is a cool short film by director Magali Barbé that explores how augmented reality could look and function in the near future. The film is about a game called Strange Beasts and we get to follow the CEO of the company explaining how the game works and the technology it entails. For example, …

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Bora Barroso: The World of Tomorrow

Bora Barroso edited together clips of various post-apocalyptic dystopian worlds from movies like Mad Max: Fury Road, The Road, I Am Legend, and others, to show how dark our imagination of the future can get. The apocalypse apparently looks like wastelands, ruined cities, dark, bleak and just unpleasant.  

“EMPSILLNES” Award Winning Sci-Fi Animated Short Film by Jakub Grygier

Empsillnes is an animated short film directed by Jakub Grygier. The story is a mix of existing well known stories with big influence coming from computer games and many sci fi films. The plot shows struggle of main hero alone in space in reality where artificial intelligence took control over the World. Making of the …

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Ember Lab: Dust

A Sci-Fi, fantasy inspired by anime and classic horror, Dust is set in a harsh and unpredictable natural environment where people have isolated themselves in an ancient city behind a massive wall. A socially marginalized tracker teams up with a black-market merchant to save the society that has rejected his way of life.  


Sent in 1977, the Voyager Golden Record was intended to introduce Humanity to possible beings in outer space. But centuries later, Voyager is back on Earth… Directed into the “Supa”Internship of Supamonks Studio, VOYAGER is a cool short-film that combines stop-motion with computer-generated animation.  

Scott Portingale: Infinitude

Watch the cosmic evolution of the universe in this stunning short film created by Canadian filmmaker Scott Portingale. Infinitude is a meditation on the cosmic evolution of matter and energy over time. Experimental filmmaking techniques such as time-lapse, high-speed, and stop-motion photography were used to photograph handmade props, fluid dynamics, and angular momentum. Infinitude is …

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Chasing The Infinite Sky (2016 Star Trek fan film SHORT)

“Chasing The Infinite Sky” is an absolutely stunning short Star Trek fan film. There isn’t much in the way of plot, but there’s so much to enjoy about watching the U.S.S. Albatross jump in and out of warp set against a sky full of stars and alien worlds.  


A spaceship travels beyond Earth. This amazing short video Entropy, by Tim Cahn, give an overview of how it would look like leaving the Earth in a space ship and it is truly stunning.  

Ariel Martin: The iMom

The iMom is an award winning short film by Ariel Martin Written and Directed by Ariel Martin The iMom will change your life! Well, at least that’s what the ads claim. But when a mother leaves her kids under the supervision of the family’s iMom, an unexpected connection is formed.  

Wesley Versteeg: “HEMERA”

“HEMERA” is a Sci-Fi short film created by Wesley Versteeg. In the near future, where overpopulation has become a serious problem, a highly funded organisation launches a project to move people to an earth-like planet called “Hemera”. Only the healthy can afford a ticket, causing a lot of rage and attacks by those left behind. …

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Robot Genius: Sight

Augmented reality is a reality today, but will probably play a very big role in our future lives. Sight is a short futuristic film by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo.  

BLR_VFX: The Gift

Directed by Carl E. Rinsch, ‘The Gift’ Belongs to the “pararell Lines” Phillips Cinema campaning. Placed in Russia, The Gift is a Sci-Fi short with a savage Chase sequence on it. We made more than 20 full CGI shots for the short. Check out the animated pictures to see how it has been done. We …

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Ren Wang: W A T E R D R O P

Created by Ren Wang, as he describes it; Waterdrop is a science fiction film about the second kind close encounter with aliens. A TRIBUTE TO “The Dark Forest” A NOVEL BY Cixin Liu SCREENPLAY AND MADE BY Ren Wang MUSIC FROM Sigur Rós VOICE CAST Peng Song · Bernardo Loureiro · Sara Dunham · Morgenstern …

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PostPanic: SUNDAYS

A sci-fi short film created by Mischa Rozema and PostPanic Pictures. Set in Mexico City sometime in the future and starring US actor Brian Petsos and Mexican actress Sofia Sisniega, SUNDAYS is an ambitious philosophical science-fiction proof-of-concept short. The end of the world seems like a nightmare to Ben. A memory of a past life …

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