Tag Archives: Short Film

[Friday YouTube] Meet Summer Glau’s New Co-Star: Jeff, a 10′ Tall Robot & Hollywood Actor

Pretty much all you need to know here is Summer Glau and Big Robot.

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SHORT FILMS: BlackGuard I & II – Sci-fi Cyber Noir

BlackGuard and BlackGuard II are a pair of Sci-fi Cyber Noir short films.

In Blackguard, agents of a clandestine agency must apprehend a rebel who isn’t what she seems.

In Blackguard II, a pair of telepathic law enforcement begrudgingly investigate a typical equipment malfunction.

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The Short Film “Wanderers” Showcases the Wonders of Our Own Solar System

Wanderers, a short film by Erik Wernquist. leverages the words and voice of Carl Sagan to inspire us to explore…

The film is a vision of our humanity’s future expansion into the Solar System. Although admittedly speculative, the visuals in the film are all based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. All the locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places in the Solar System, built from real photos and map data where available.

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Short Film: Ambition

Lest we forget how astounding a feat the milestone of this month’s Rosetta Mission was…there’s this short film to remind us. Cool stuff indeeed…

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Short Film: “I.R.I.S.” – When AI Attacks

I.R.I.S. is a short film about a near-future artificial intelligence that decides it doesn’t wanna play nice anymore…

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Short Film: Circuit

Here’s a short film called Circuit that perhaps runs with its central idea (an electrician that gets trapped in a looping room) a little too long, but is nonetheless clever…

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PLUG: An Excellent Short Film That Leaves Me Wanting More

PLUG is an interesting and well done short film by art director David Levy, whose credits include Tron Legacy, Prometheus, Ender’s Game, Tomorrow Land, and Avatar 2.

PLUG takes place on a post-apocalyptic Earth, where Leila Dawn (played by Natalie Floyd) is the only human survivor. She was raised by Robots after humanity abandoned the planet when it was destroyed via nuclear warfare. Leila cannot forget her parents nor ignore her desire to find other organic life. She sets out on a hunt with a Military Unit named Marker (Lex Cassar) only to discover the reality she’s been denied — a reality that sparks her ultimate quest.

PLUG is the first installment of Levy’s yet-to-be-produced epic series/feature, which follows Leila on her quest to reunite with humanity and the impossible choices she must make about her allegiances – Human or Robot. I look forward to seeing more.

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SHORT FILM: Murphy – The Helpful WWII Forest Creature Who Isn’t So Helpful

During the Second World War, an English paratrooper crash-lands in a forest leaving him wounded. He meets a creature that tries its best to help him. However, the ordeal is just beginning…

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Short Film: Mean Teddies

The ever-vigilant Geek Art Gallery found this cool short film, Mean Teddies, by Tyler Novo.

I assume at this point that you don’t need any mor eincentive to watch it.

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Short Film: Brent Sims’ Grave Shivers

Brent Sims’ Grave Shivers is a short sci-fi/horror anthology that weaves three tales of monsters, killers, and things that go bump in the night. It was a recent award winner at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Los Angeles and the New Orleans Film Festival.

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Short Film: Flesh Computer

Flesh Computer is a very strange film about the handyman of a decaying apartment building whose cybernetic pet project is put in jeopardy.

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Short Film: Crash Course

As usual, Geek Art Gallery found a cool video — this one a fun one about a driving test in the future.

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“Stone” – A “Doctor Who” Short Horror Film Featuring the Weeping Angels

The “Blink” episode of Doctor Who is one of my favorites, not only because it was well-written and engaging, but also because the Weeping Angels were truly scary.

Here’s a fan film that captures the essence of their creepiness…

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Short Post-Apocalyptic SciFi Film: Merv

In this post-apocalyptic sci-fi short film of another color (mostly green and orange), a survivor named Merv, who leads a comfortably boring existence, detects an unexpected signal that heralds the coming of a dangerous stranger…

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SHORT FILM: The Escape

A fun short film for a lazy Sunday…

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VIDEO: Portal Gun Duel

Cool, and pretty much what you’d expect. But with more cake.
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Envoy – A Short Film About a Boy and a Robot

From the description: “ENVOY is a science fiction, action adventure, short film to be used as a proof of concept for a larger full-length motion picture. A love-letter to many of the classic action-adventure and science fiction films of the ’80s & ’90s, Envoy is a passion-project created by Director David Weinstein and Visual Effects Supervisor Adam Coggin.”

And a fine job they did, too…

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Short Film: Orbitas

Orbitas is the story of an impossible love that takes place above a warring planet.

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Short Film: Singularity

“An architect with OCD must fight to keep control of his mind after he is implanted with an overprotective AI…”

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Here’s an excellent short SciFi film that packs an emotional punch.
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