The struggle is real in this collection of unforgettable sci-fi shorts
68 min. total running time
Director Jamin Mears - USA - 5 min.
In a hopeless dystopian future, a determined young girl embarks on a mission to finish her murdered father's life work—a time travel device—in a desperate attempt to travel back and rescue him.
Lost in the Sky
Director Simon Öster - Sweden - 12 min.
In a strange galaxy a small rescue robot is searching for survivors when he makes a dark discovery, leaving him with a devastating choice. A live-action space adventure created entirely with practical effects using a water tank, a real robot and miniature models. Six years in the making, this is Simon Öster’s directorial debut.
Director Tiffany Lin - USA - 10 min.
On the brink of her last day on Earth before being forced to return to her planet of origin, a young woman must find a way to stay in her new home. As her options begin to run out, she grapples with the moral question of how far she is willing to go in order to achieve her goal.
Directors Francesco Paolo Cordaro, Andrea Cordaro - USA - 17 min.
After she is consumed by light and abducted, Betty awakens on a hospital gurney surrounded by other victims. Upon the appearance of the men in black, the medical staff knows - this victim isn’t your typical case.
Director Braden Kimble - USA - 11 min.
A soldier must keep herself and her new crew alive as they are dropped onto a distant planet during an ensuing war.
Director Karl Redgen - Australia - 12 min.
Outer Reaches follows two space explorers who crash-land on a desolate planet during their mission to find a new home for humanity. Their hopes unravel when they discover the planet is inhabited by a voracious swarm of sentient microorganisms, with one explorer becoming a host for the alien agenda. As the infection spreads, the remaining protagonist is faced with an agonizing decision: sacrifice himself to halt the menace or unleash it upon the universe.
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