Shinobi // Daily Short Picks

Shinobi

In the future, a japanese psychic warrior is looking to destroy a corporation that mass produces a robot named “Shinobi” in order to avenge the death of her loved one. This is the premise of the action-packed music video “Shinobi”, the latest project of director Victor Velasco, starring Maximiliano Hernandez[…]

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Ghost in The Shell // Featured Short Film

Give Up The Ghost

Bonnie and Clyde in dystopia. ‘Give Up The Ghost’ visualises a cold near-future cityscape, set against the brutalist, concrete architecture of South East London. The four minute short film, shot on super 16mm and scored by London band Imperial Daze, depicts the story of a fugitive couple on the run[…]

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Stop:Watch // Daily Short Picks

Stop:Watch

In a dystopian near future, Catherine, a dissident scientist imprisoned in the notorious Marozia Institute, is given a bowl of food before being led to an interrogation room where she finds herself part of a sick game, invented by the prison Governor, that utilises the very machine for which she[…]

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Humankind // Daily Short Picks

Humankind

The TEDx Sydney 2018 titles explore this year’s topic of Humankind by taking us through museum galleries, where our present and potential future collide with the past. Modern subjects are mixed with classical forms, and the suspended animation of these sculptures kindles poignant evaluation of our current place within humanity’s[…]

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A Date in 2025 // Featured Short Film

A Date in 2025

In the year 2025, ​a young man’s superintelligent AI system tells him that he must go on a date or face certain suicide from loneliness. When Daniel’s superintelligent AI, ‘Counselor’ (Siri on steroids), finds out that he’s been dreaming about one of the girls in his virtua-class, Counselor persuades him[…]

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Ballistic // Daily Short Pick

BALLiSTIC

Ballistic is a short Sci-fi/Action Thriller that centers on Dana, a woman thrown into a fight for survival. Connolly’s film employs a constant and frenetic intercut across time periods. In the present, 20-something Dana is alone and relentlessly hunted by unnamed pursuers. All the while, an implant in her wrist[…]

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Seed // Daily Short Picks

Seed

In the near future, where resources have been regulated to the search for other habitat planets, a man receives a message suggesting they might be looking in the wrong place. Seed was made over 120 hours for the Playhouse West 120 Hour Sci-Fi Film Festival where it won Best Actor[…]

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Midnight Sweet // Daily Short Picks

Midnight Sweet

John was sulking through life when he discovered MONOLIFE, a revolutionary new product. But after getting a taste of the future, he wants more than just a taste.

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Fight Machine // Daily Short Picks

Fight Machine

Fight Machine imagines a near-future where advanced military grade prosthetic limbs are unleashed into society. What kind of changes will we see? This fictional documentary predicts immediate changes to our world – from Sports to more illicit activities. Finally concluding that this technology will usher in a new age –[…]

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