Sci-Fi

Node 2018 // Daily Short Picks

Node 2018: Explore, Connect, Create

Substance created the titles for Node2018 to explore the idea of connection, through a cinematic narrative. We developed the tagline: “Explore, Connect, Create” as a summary of what Node meant to us, and described this visually through the journey of the Explorer. Each stage of the unidentified pioneer’s odyssey is[…]

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Invaders // Featured Short

Invaders

On Christmas Eve, a small UFO struggling find his place in the universe follows his two mischievous friend’s down to earth, whilst trying to impress and gain their acceptance he inadvertently changes Christmas forever. ‘Invaders‘ takes the Christmas classic to a place it’s never been before. Somewhere in between Star[…]

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Stop/Eject/Rewind // Daily Short Picks

Stop/Eject/Rewind

This short film takes place when an off-kilter young man constructs a time machine to impress his female coworker with the intention of taking her to the future. Director’s Statement Over the course of this project, I have been Incredibly fortunate to direct such a talented cast and crew who[…]

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(A)utomated (I)rritation // Daily Short Picks

(A)utomated (I)rritation

In a world where machines are just as sentient and opinionated as people, a man struggles to make breakfast in a kitchen filled with appliances with a mind of their own. Jason wakes up from a hard night’s partying, with only a simple desire to have breakfast to help him[…]

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The Salvation // Short Film Trailer

The Salvation

The Salvation is PostPanic Pictures latest venture into long-form episodic content. The Amsterdam-based film company established a new independent creative incubator for original content following the success of its 2015 concept short SUNDAYS. Written and directed by PostPanic co-founder Mischa Rozema, it was eventually sold to Warner Studios after a[…]

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Little Brain Surgeries // Short Film Trailer

Little Brain Surgeries

Plastic surgeries on the brain are a new trend of the rich. A certain permanent alteration breaks the blockage between conscious and unconscious minds thus allowing a person access to full capacity of the brain. Maria Morales is one of the lucky ones to go through this procedure. But no[…]

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Transmission // Daily Short Pick

TRANSMISSION

Welcome To Britannia. Together We Stand Alone. Director’s Statement TRANSMISSION was written during the height of the refugee crisis as a warning against the anticipated rise in British nationalism, which had been catalyzed by financial austerity and growing hysteria surrounding terrorism. We suspected people would sacrifice their freedoms on the[…]

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43 Quintillion // Daily Short Picks

43 QUINTILLION

A grieving woman stumbles upon a mysterious artifact of her beloved’s past. Propelled into an unknown world, Jessica must find her way back home – by moving forward.

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Pulsar // Short Film Trailer

Pulsar

A Peacemaker, who rejects his final mission to save an endangered planet, is believed to be cursed when a solar storm hits his spaceship.

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Play // Daily Short Picks

Play

In the near future, a man enters a coffee shop. He asks for his usual: a private booth hidden from everyone’s sight. He waits anxiously for someone… but what is really happening here? An unsettling science-fiction tale about augmented reality. Director’s Notes The germ of the idea for the short[…]

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