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Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film/ Music Video Orpheus From Tim Orpheus Featuring Cédric Gasaïda

This is the short film/music video <i>Orpheus</i>. <br>It was written and directed by Lado Kvataniya, wimt music from Tim Aminov and featuring Cédric Gasaïda. …

Music Videos

The Heart of Sky

LinkMirari & Co.’s short CG animated short takes inspiration from ancient Mayan mythology, but its plot about mysterious aliens invading Earth and …

Tracing the evolution of Janelle Monáe’s high-concept music videos

Long before Beyoncé, Tove Lo, and Lana del Rey started releasing concept-based, extended-length visuals to accompany their albums, Janelle Monáe was creating “emotion pictures”: what she describes as “a narrative film and accompanying musical album”.<p>Over the past decade, Monáe’s name has become …

100 Hard Science Fiction Writing Prompts

Overview<p>100 Hard Science Fiction Writing Prompts by Knatia Parson<p>100 Hard Science Fiction Writing Prompts is book 6 of 14, in the Science Fiction …

A science fiction writing workshop lexicon

The "Turkey City Lexicon" is a widely used -- if controversial -- set of critiquing terms for use in science fiction writing workshops, created by …

5 Tips on World-Building Through Collaboration

<b>by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell</b>The idea of collaboration often evokes a certain starry-eyed fascination for writers. The opportunity to …

Creative Writing

Videos: The Dystopian Sci-Fi Short Film Gadget

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Gadget</i>.<br>It was directed by Sebastiano Pupino, and stars Sumit Chakravati, Daphne Di Cinto and Tony Honickberg. Check out …

Science Fiction

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Horses On Mars

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Horses on Mars</i>.<br>This is the 2001 USC Student film from Eric Anderson (<i>The Looking Planet</i>), and stars Anuj Majumdar, Hye …

Short Films

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film The New Politics

This is the sci-fi short film <i>The New Politics</i>. <br>It was written and directed by Joshua Wong, and stars Aleisha Rose, Jaeden Cheng, Kate Daniel, Jesse …

Short Films

A Frozen-Faced Man Finds Unexpected Hope in Sweet Fantasy Short Cautionary Tales

Parental scare tactics come true in Luke Taylor and Chris Barrett’s fable <i>Cautionary Tales</i>, about a lonely young man who made a stupendously goofy …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film FTL

This is the sci-fi short film <i>FTL</i>.<p>It was written and directed by Adam Stern, and stars Ty Olsson, Karin Konoval, and Aliyah O'Brien. It won several …

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Science Fiction

'Hello, Rain,' Is an Afrofuturistic Short Film Based on Nnedi Okorafor's 'Hello, Moto'

<b>Nnedi Okorafor</b> is on a roll, and we're so glad that we get to tag along for the ride.<p>After a tremendous 2017, in which the celebrated writer …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Action Short Film Seam

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Seam</i>.<p>It was written and directed by the talented Elan Dassani and Rajeev Dassani, and stars Oded Fehr, Rakeen Saad, …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Infinitude

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Infinitude</i>.<p>This is an experimental short film created by Scott Portingale using various props and filmmaking techniques. …

Beautiful Sci-Fi Short ORBIT EVER AFTER Seeks Love Among the Stars

Being free of the terrestrial restraints of Earth and getting to live among the stars sounds like a dream, but there’s no freedom in the cosmos when …

BioPunk, A Sci-Fi Short Film Set in a Devastated Future Ravaged by Corporate Gene Hacking

DUST presents <i>BioPunk</i>, a thrilling sci-fi short film created by Dresden Pictures. The short, which leaves you wanting for more, follows a group of …

Videos: The Sci-fi Short Film Lunatique

This is the Brazilian sci-fi short film <i>Lunatique</i>. It was written and directed by Gabriel Kalim Mucci, and stars Paulo Geraissate, Lila Guimaraes, …

Science Fiction

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film The Fisherman

This is the short sci-fi film <i>The Fisherman</i>, presented via Dust. It was written and directed by Alejandro Suarez Lozano, and stars Andrew Ng, Ng Kam, …

In This Stunningly Bleak Scifi Short, a Survivor Struggles in a Post-Apocalyptic Cityscape

Post-apocalyptic tales tend to be set in deserted wastelands—but Brazilian short <i>Lunatique</i>, which takes place in the ash-strewn ruins of what was once …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Detroit, 2029

The is The sci-fi short film <i>Detroit, 2029,</i> presented by Dust.<p>This faux found footage short is written and directed by Neil Harvey, who impressed with …

Science Fiction

Kneel before Neill Blomkamp’s stunning CGI sci-fi short Praetoria

Neill Blomkamp's Oats Studios has unveiled its latest sci-fi short, titled <i>Praeotoria,</i> which boasts a mysterious warrior in a badass robotic suit of …

Martian Missive: 'Others Will Follow' Film Explores Last Message from Mars

A new sci-fi short explores the message that the (fictional) last human to survive a Mars mission sends back to Earth.<p>As shown in a short sci-fi …

reStart

LinkA woman finds herself trapped in a temporal loop after she’s kidnapped by a mysterious agency and locked away in a prison cell. Olga Osorio’s …

Monkeys

You Can Now Watch the Blade Runner 2049 Prequel Anime From the Director of Cowboy Bebop

Shinichirō Watanabe is one of the most iconic anime directors in the business, thanks to his work on the beloved <i>Samurai Champloo</i> and <i>Cowboy Bebop</i>. But …

Anime

A Time Traveler Goes on a Desperate Personal Quest in Scifi Short Cradle

In David Holechek’s scifi short <i>Cradle</i>, a man haunted by the worst day of his life frantically tries to figure out a way to time-travel using precise …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Payload

This is the Australian sci-fi short film <i>Payload</i>.<p>It was written and directed by Stuart Willis (Visual effects coordinator for <i>Superman Returns, Harry</i> …