The Nostalgist: Based on a Story From the Author of Robopocalypse
In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his young son threatens to disintegrate when the father’s device begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his traumatic reality, the man must venture outside to find a replacement, into a city where violence and danger lurk beneath a beautiful but fragile veneer.
Helio – By Shadow Council
An award-winning sci-fi short film called “Helio” as one worker fights to break free of his dystopian underworld and sparks an uprising.
Darkwave: Edge of the Storm
Escaping capture on a distant planet, a young family stumble across a burning outpost, only to discover terrible secrets amongst the wreckage that could change the course of humanity.
At the End – By Jason J. Whitmore
Earth’s days are numbered when a nearby star goes supernova. Seizing the opportunity, an alien race has offered humanity a deal: Be our slaves or be left to die. As one couple struggles toward the last escaping ship, they grapple with the cost of sacrificing their freedom for their survival.
The Fisherman – By Alejandro Suarez Lozano
Mr. Wong is a third generation fisherman in Hong Kong, struggling to keep this tradition alive. One night, he decides to leave the crowded waters of the harbor, and fish in calmer waters. His luck changes when he catches something that does not belong to this world!
Prism – By Jackson Miller
Dan Warner is a desaturator, tasked with sapping beauty from the world in a future where color is used as energy.
When a watch repair man acquires an antique pocket watch that can control time, he decides to use it to achieve his dreams. His plans soon become sinister when he learns he isn’t the only one with the knowledge of the pocket watch.
The Shaman – By Marco Kalantari
The dark year 2204, in a world that has seen 73 years of continuous war. Recently mankind re-discovered the arts of Shamanism. The Shaman’s school of thought believes that every person or object has a soul. During battle Shamans step over into the Netherworld to find and convert the souls of their enemies’ giant battle machines. This tactic enables a single man to overcome an invincibly seeming steel monster.
This is the story of Joshua, a Shaman, who is sent on a mission to convert the soul of a giant battle colossus. He does not yet know that the soul is prepared for his coming and that the deadly psychological soul-to-soul confrontation in the Netherworld will be on eye level.
Angelfire – By Graham Jones
Earth 2120: A human Utopia, where all the governments of the world came together to create a perfect harmony. This new world order became the United Terran Confederacy and its reach extending to the far corners of Earth, the solar system and human colonies. It’s now illegal to work against the common good of the system and you MUST co-operate and work in harmony with your fellow citizen.
Activities that go against this harmony are banned, nothing must disrupt social cohesions; nothing must interfere with the peace. There are winners and losers in life, but no harm must ever be brought on another for senseless reasons anything that can harm a person such as alcohol, narcotics, contact sports and more…are banned.
Petty crime does not exist.Theft, rape, murder, extortion, bribery and other high-class crimes are treated quickly and severely. Law and order are maintained by the Public Defence Force, and their Public Defenders (PDs). They will stop at nothing to eradicate law breakers. And will liquidize all those who resist them…Permanently.
London 2123: Rebels who have to hide off-world, try to fight to restore humanity from its impotence…to break the control of the PDs and their deadly grip on humanity. They steal, cheat, bribe and even kill to achieve a victory. They are considered enemies of the Confederacy,
their main targets; the Public Defence Force, its PDs and most of all…its technology!
Shhh – By Freddy Chavez Almos & Shervin Shoghian
An incredibly creepy fantasy/horror short film called “Shhh” about a young boy, Guillermo, who uses his imagination to overcome his monstrous bully at night. Tired of being scared, Guillermo eventually takes matters into his own hands.