The Light Eater 12:00mins (Luxembourg) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
Today is Light Eater’s very first day of school. Light Eater has to sort things out on his own. Since his father passed away, his mother hasn’t been able to overcome her sorrow and has turned away from her son. Since this day, Light Eater has been burdened by a curse: when he opens his mouth to speak, he swallows the light around him. But, Light Eater also has a gift: he loves to draw and his drawings are full of bright colors that brighten his existence. Having only just arrived at school, Light Eater is the victim of a bully who tears up his drawing. Which of his sides will take over, light or dark? Director: Sean McCormack
The Last Journey of the Enigmactic Paul W.R. 18:00mins (France) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
The red moon threatens our existence on earth. Our only hope is the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of its generation. But few hours before the start of the Great mission, Paul disappeared. The one that the whole world considers as a hero hides in fact a terrible secret: since his youngest age, Paul W.R hears our thoughts. The consequence of this strange gift : Paul W.R doesn’t support us any more. If he accepted the Mission without return, it’s not by heroism. It’s to find, finally, the peace of mind of a perfect silence. Far from our thoughts.
Director: Quirot Romain
La lune rouge menace notre existence sur terre. Notre seul espoir repose sur l’énigmatique Paul W.R, l’astronaute le plus talentueux de sa génération. Mais à quelques heures du départ de la Grande Mission, Paul a disparu. Celui que la terre entière considère comme un héros cache en fait un terrible secret : depuis son plus jeune âge, Paul W.R entend nos pensées ; des plus anecdotiques aux plus intimes. La conséquence de cet étrange don : Paul W.R ne nous supporte plus. S’il a accepté la Mission sans retour, ce n’est pas par héroïsme. C’est pour trouver, enfin, la quiétude d’un silence parfait. Loin de nos pensées.
ZONA-84 15:25mins (Spain) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
ZONA-84 is a futurist short movie set in a post-apocalyptic Barcelona. The mood of social criticism is related to the abuse of power which controls the earth essential resources. Director: Lonan Garcia
ZONA-84 es un cortometraje de ficción futurista ambientado en una Barcelona Post-Apocalíptica, con un trasfondo de crítica social relacionado con el abuso de poder aplicado a los recursos básicos de la tierra.
Waste Of Time 7:00mins (Australia) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
John hasn’t left his bedroom in 10 years. Today he could, in a Time Machine. Director: Ben Nicholas
F Meat 17:20mins (Australia) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
When The CEO of a synthetic meat empire reveals his product is secretly grown from human flesh, he must use extreme measures to persuade his morally opposed successor to save his legacy and the starving masses. Director: Sean Bell
Midnight Snack 2:00mins (Australia) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
A book of spells and a late night craving. What could possibly go wrong? Director: Jeremy Kelly-Bakker
The Garden 13:36mins (USA) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
In the Garden, humans get converted into A.I. constructs to survive. But Luc – a rebellious ballerina – would rather die than conform. When in 2089 humans become an out-of-date concept, the only way to survive is to integrate into A.I. constructs. Yet Luc—a rebellious ballerina—would rather die than conform. But when she meets an odd robot Azul, the idea of integrating into a better version of herself suddenly sounds tempting. Director: Natalia Lyudin
Johnny Clegg – Take My Heart Away 5:20mins (South Africa) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 2
The story follows a young South African boy, Lindo, who lives in an informal settlement that borders an international spaceflight launch site. Lindo is infatuated with space travel, his hideout in-between is filled with articles and old books on space travel, as well as drawings and pictures of rockets and spaceships. His dream is to fly amongst the stars, far away from his destitute township life. One day, Lindo sees an opportunity to sneak on board a space shuttle as a stowaway. Director: Jaron Clegg
Sanctioned 17:51mins (Cyprus) Buy Tickets to SciFi Short Film Session 1
In a dystopian future, it is legal to murder someone providing you have legally applied to the Ministry of Sanctioned Homicide to be given legal authorization to do so. Elias visits the Ministry to apply to kill one of his parents. Director: Harry Ayiotis