This short film from New Monday uses robots and space travel to explore the concept of loneliness. With a loud soundtrack from Three More Shallows it manages to do that and feel a bit like a music video too.
An astronaut sets off on a search for life another planet. With no sign of life anywhere nearby; what a gamble to make. This short animation does a great job at remind us how huge space it and how lonely a trip away from Earth would be.
Nerdist’s Jessica Chobot stars as Samus Aran, hero of Metroid, in this not-for-profit short. In the film director Sam Balcomb uses themes from the first Metroid game of isolation, exploration and the wonders of deep space to give us a Samus out on a mission.
A sci-fi masterpiece from Marco Kalantari. The Shaman have become the ultimate weapon in the 70-year long war as they’re able to cross over to the Netherworld and deal directly with the souls of machines. This short had a great 2015, seen in the Tribeca Film Festival, London Sci-Fi, DragonCon and many other locations – […]
Slightly NSFW dur to naked puppets. This is an incredibly well animated stop-motion by Christophe Peladan. It’s a strange love story that features a hanging pirate on a flying boat, a naked witch and a guardian octopus. The project was shot at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark over a period of 6 years.
This is more than a short film. This in an Indiegogo pitch from Arrow actor Stephen Amell, who was ex-producer for this and will be in the feature film in the role of the electrician once made. It’s funded already; in just two days. You can follow progress here. [Back this Campaign] In the short […]
Geek Native doens’t post many non-English short films – only the best. That’s what we have here with this bleak near future sci-fi. “Jiminy” comes from the name Jiminy Cricket. In the movie the crickets are little controlling chips that take control of human bodies and apply their knowledge. Everyone has one; it’s the best […]
How did the Earth really end up with the moon? In this short sci-fi animation a race of powerful spacetime engineers are building the universe and the younger ones are fed up of getting the boring jobs while the older ones worry about the quality of the work. The Looking Planet looks gorgeous with space […]
This is a cheesy short horror film. It follows the rules of budget horror production and remains fun while doing so. Ten years ago a young boy goes missing while playing in a theme park and now, driven by guilt, his older brother tries to hunt down the kidnapper. No prizes for guessing the ending.
It’s man versus machine – with a twist – in this short psychological drama. A former chess prodigy turned programmer has the rare chance to confront the grandmaster who destroyed his dreams by pitting a super-computer against him in a high profile battle. Who will come out top? Man, machine or man?