Surreal Sci-Fi Films

  • Dysco

    "Dysco" by Simon Russell - This 3D experimental short is about synesthetic drones, neon dubstep and the surveillance state.

  • Infinitude

    Infinitude is a meditation on the cosmic evolution of matter and energy over time. Directed by Scott Portingale

  • The Adept

    The Adept is a sci-fi short that explores the connections between science, magic, and our understanding of reality.

  • Telepathy

    "Telepathy" by Dave Cairns - A gift for some is a curse for all.

  • Sunspring

    The first film entirely written by Artificial Intelligence. Possibly some sort of love triangle? Better ask Benjamin. Starring Thomas Middleditch. Directed by Oscar Sharp

  • What if Wendy

    "What if Wendy" by James A. Sims - As her deceased daughter's birthday approaches, Dr. Mara Stevens begins to ask herself, what if Wendy hadn't died?

  • Children of Future Sleep

    "Children of Future Sleep" by Ivan Gopienko - A short film about a robot's realization of the true nature of their reality

  • Kept

    Scientists have discovered a way to record dreams.

  • Franklin's Brain

    An individual is desperate to discover the meaning to his life, many years after his death. Set late in the 21st Century, reclusive Tom lives and works alone on a small scrap yard; his only companion, Franklin, is a box containing the thoughts and memories of a man born 1990. Obsessed by the myst...

  • E.I.: Emotional Intelligence

    The story of an AI unit who is anything but artificial.

  • In the Pines

    "In the Pines" by Zeek Earl & Chris Caldwell - Simultaneously an exploration of nature and psyche, "In the Pines" documents a young woman's hunt for extraterrestrial meaning.

  • Abe

    "Abe" by Rob McLellan - A self-aware robot seeks out love and meaning with horrifying results.

  • The Bug

    "The Bug" by Factory Fifteen - Set in a landscape which combines London's brutalist architecture with CG-generated skyscrapers, the new short film by Factory Fifteen for The Bug's Function / Void sees the daily, monotonous routine of its protagonist suddenly and inexplicably start to crumble. A c...

  • Magnum Opus

    "Magnum Opus" by Luke Saunders - In a world over-stimulated with visual content, an artist concedes to temptation and confronts the potential threat of obsolescence. Set in the near future, an artist is confronted with the temptation of using a newfound piece of technology to automate her artisti...

  • Lost Memories

    "Lost Memories" by Francois Ferracci - Paris, 2020. A beautiful couple, a city over-saturated by holograms and digital stream. A polaroid camera. Tomorrow will never be the same.

  • Myosis

    Myosis is the constriction of the iris which decreases the diameter of the pupil. It is an unconscious phenomenon which can be triggered by an intense light, fear or the effect of epiphany. Directed by Emmanuel Asquier-Brassart

  • New Media

    "NewMedia" by Julian Cooke and Sebastian Dias - As seen in many sci-fi films tapes, we've been invaded again, but this time is our own fault: We've created New Media. They've dominated the human race, changing themselves into biomecanical appearance self-sufficient organisms. Far from the action ...

  • Strange Alloy

    "Strange Alloy" by Loic Bramoulle - An experimental pessimistic short film about humanity. An extraterrestrial and poetic reflection on the sources of the collapse of humanity.

  • Atoms of Uncontrollable Silence

    Unknown. Unexplainable. The phenomenon of silence. Atoms of Uncontrollable Silence depicts a moment in which two scientists of different studies bear witness to an interconnection of separate events that extend beyond their realm of understanding. Directed by Zach Zombek

  • Bibo

    Bibo is a robot who sells ice cream. Every day, at the same time, 3 children run towards him to buy ice cream. Until one day, when a girl in a red dress freezes in the middle of the street. Directed by Anton Chistiakov

  • Children of the Cosmos

    The Cosmos. Mankind. The meaning of Life. Come play with us. Directed by Dante Vescio and Rodrigo Gasparin