Official selections for the June virtual edition of the Midwest Sci-Fi Short Film Festival. This block will be available to view for 36 hours during the June event.
While scavenging around an empty city after a water-borne virus has killed off most of the Earth’s population, a lone survivor finds a sliver of hope when she encounters a young Mandarin girl who may be able to chemically manufacture clean water.
The year is 2054 and 99% of the world's population is now zombie. Luis and Miguel, two 35-year-old dead men, venture down the dusty routes of Buenos Aires to help the ghost of one of their victims to reunite with his family. After surviving an ambush that takes Miguel's life, Luis manages to reach his destination, where he witnesses how the ghost and her family transcends to re
The film tells the story of Sidney, a failed pianist who comes into the possession of a pair of enchanted gloves. Upon wearing them he soon finds himself playing the piano like a maestro and all his dreams are quickly realised! However just when he thinks he has everything he has ever wanted fate deals him a cruel hand...
Human TrashA boy is thrown into a trash container from the future. In his frantic search for the exit, he runs into a misterious man, who will make him doubt the origin of his own existence.
This space themed stop motion film uses vintage tin toys along with clay puppets. "Television Spaceman" features the music of Detroit garage rock band, Rock 'n' Roll Monkey & the Robots.
Dolores, one of the last sorceresses, will try to pass on Amalur's legacy to her son Julián. The addictions of Inazio, father of the family and agnostic, will lead them to a difficult situation, in which even the magic of the mother could save them.
Dash McCabe vs. The Evil
Devil Woman From the Moon is a parody of the cliffhanger shorts of the 1940's and 50's. It involves a powerful moon alien invading the earth while a team of adventurers attempt to stop her
The substitute janitor figures out a fun way to keep his mind off of the spooky rumors he's heard about this creepy factory as he cleans it at night when no one is there but him.
Life gets lonely in a post-apocalyptic world. Is there anybody out there? Holding onto her hopes with unflinching optimism, Katie keeps posting on her vlog, eager to get some response that will prove she's not the last person still alive. Can the near-extinction of our species reveal what makes us human? Stay tuned to Katie's Post-Apocalyptic Vlog and find out the answer.
On a rainy night, a young man is binge-watching horror and sci-fi movies while he fall asleep on the couch with the company of his cat, Saturno. Suddenly, he receives an unexpected visit. It seems to be looking for something it hast lost.
Iris, torn out of her idyllic digital world and uploaded into a stolen synthetic body by her grieving mother, must face her body's objectification and violent potential in a dark future.
A young girl gets so scared by the horror movie her older brother watches that she can’t sleep at night. Worse, the creatures from the film torment her, and she has to find a way to get through the night in this dialogue-free stop-motion film.
James is on his own for the night, as his girlfriend is away. He orders pizza, which is delivered by a cheery delivery man named Gee. When a delivery mix-up means Gee gets fired, James takes pity on him and invites him in. But when James asks Gee what his real name actually is, he gets a response he really wasn't expecting...
Ana and David say goodbye like any other day. The young lady has plans, but she won't be late. However, something extraordinary happens; something that alters her reality and changes everything completely.
Our story takes place in a cyberpunk universe. We follow a character named Esis, who one day come across a robot in an alley. The latter being inert, she decides to conduct an experiment.
Alone in the middle of the forest, Solal, eleven years old, equipped with a magnetic field detector, is looking for his missing mother, convinced that she was abducted by aliens. His meeting with Lena, a runaway teenager intrigued by his behaviour, will disturb his quest...
While driving late at night, a young woman mistakenly hits a dog with her car. Terrified, she quickly puts the injured dog in her car and sets out to take him to the vet. Unbeknownst to her, the creature begins a gruesome transformation in her backseat. Chaos ensues as the girl's concerns become split between the wild road and the beast behind her.
"Once in a Lifetime"
In a madcap musical, a catstronaut travels around the galaxy in search of the meaning of life. On one planet, she meets a space pup who'd like to help her, but instead gets her involved in a chain of catastrophes that include tasting hallucinogenic weed and meeting with a tribe of marshmallows!
MAHI is the name of a girl who works in a fish farming complex and has been called a fish for many years because she suffers from hyperhidrosis and her hands are constantly wet. One day, MAHI accidentally notices the theft of several workers, and this is the beginning of a big event.
An inventor sends a man through space and time with unplanned results
A young guy named Paul tries to survive the zombie apocalypse. Together with his Bavarian taxi driver, Karl, he has to fight several zombie attacks. Unfortunately Paul is in a hurry because his love awaits him.
Ori, the eternally vexed keeper of a living lighthouse, struggles through his daily chores in order to maintain himself, his home, and his best friend -- a chipper cat named Clam.
Sea level rise has ravaged the city which is still achingly recognisable. Nature has reclaimed the city, with life teeming in the urban ruins. The Sundarbans forest, a massive mangrove ecosystem to the south of the city has been submerged too. From this point on, a film that began as a prerecorded elegy to the city turns into a breakneck race for survival.
Mike, Bob and Frank land on Earth for a scientific expedition. A routine mission for these aliens, but this time,
everything won't go as planned...
The Box Fort
The film presents an electronic music genre, which was born in the early ‘90s.
It was the musical and cultural boom of our youth, and it had a great impact on our peers.
This fake documentary is trying to give the robots’ perspective on the so called ‘machine music’.
Compressed into a few minutes we gain insight to the transience and cyclical nature of musical genres, and
Mentally disabled driver and tired stewardess traveling with bus on the road of life. The affection of a loving mother to fulfill her disabled son's dream by playing a game that gives him the opportunity to live in the world of fantasy in where he is so happy, also fulfills the goal of surviving and preserving peace in the family. How far can they drive?
After unwittingly unleashing an ancient horror, a timid, hungry cave dweller's only hope is his greatest fear– the surface.
Year 2065. Charly is a gray man in a world without hope dominated by large corporations, where everything has a price, even to rest without being besieged by publicity. Charly habitually sleep in an old holographic booth, POLVOTRÓN 500, where you arrange so that nobody bothers. One night he accidentally activated the resident sexual hologram, «Niky», without knowing that it is
An office worker's lunch break becomes a struggle for survival in the subterranean depths of a futuristic city.
1957, New York. A Tibetan monk rents an automatic sequence computer. The monk seek to list all of the names of God. They hire two Westerners to install and program the machine in Tibet...