The Decelerators // Daily Short Picks

The Decelerators

Does happiness lie in the past or in the future? Mark Slutsky’s sci-fi short film “The Decelerators” explores what happens when a group of ambitious friends create a machine that allows its user to linger forever in a moment of happiness. As they each take turns removing themselves from the[…]

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Tergo // Daily Short Picks

Tergo

Tergo cleans. He cleans up after you and me. He picks up the mess we discard but yet remains invisible to all around him. Tergo’s a lost soul in the London urban machine. He’s ready to leave the life he leads behind. Tergo is the fifth short film from London[…]

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Seam || Featured Short Film

Seam

In the not-too-distant future, a tenuous peace between humans and remarkably humanlike “machines” is tested when synthetics begin spontaneously exploding. The war between humans and machines is now a familiar fiction story seen through numerous films in an increasing fashion over the last three decades – with each passing year[…]

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The Manual || Short Film Trailer

The Manual

In the distant future, James is the last human on Earth. He is raised and protected by a humanoid robot, the Machine, who brings him up on a strange composite religion described in a handheld device called The Manual. The Manual’s teachings fuse aspects of old-world religion and incorporate robots[…]

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Laserpope || Short Film Trailer

Laserpope

Its part pope and part machine – its Robocop @ the Vatican – its LASERPOPE!

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Sunspring | Daily Short Picks

Sunspring

In the wake of Google’s AI Go victory, filmmaker Oscar Sharp turned to his technologist collaborator Ross Goodwin to build a machine that could write screenplays. They created “Jetson” and fueled him with hundreds of sci-fi TV and movie scripts. Building a team including Thomas Middleditch, star of HBO’s Silicon[…]

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Interlude

An inventor on the brink of fulfilling his life’s work finally faces the truth behind the machine he is building. Made in 43 hours from initial brief receipt to final delivery, and won the 48 Hour Sci-Fi Film Challenge.

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Crowdfunding Picks We Dig | R'ha

R’ha (Feature Film)

R’ha (a.k.a. “Alienz vs Machine”) is on the verge of production. Help us fund the original science-fiction epic! Watch the original short film featured on Film Shortage! Shortly after its release, the R’ha short film garnered over 20 million views worldwide and quickly attracted the attention of major film studios[…]

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Daily Short Picks | Entanglement

Entanglement

Keith and Felicia, a researcher and an eccentric scientist, form a partnership which leads them into a dangerous relationship. When Felicia invents a machine that has the potential to change the world, the couple is at odds on how to release their discovery. The powerful corporation that funded the project[…]

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Exit Plan

EXIT PLAN is a short, character driven, sci-fi film about an exile called Adam. After machines became the sole workforce for the industry, The lower classes were deemed surplus to requirements and banished from the utopian cities and left to starve. The story focuses on Adam, a man trapped in[…]

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