The Museum of Pop Culture in partnership with SIFF presents the thirteenth annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival.
2018 SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS
- 1st place - Strange Beasts
- 2nd place - M.A.M.O.N.
- 3rd place - Fulfilament
- Audience Favorite - Jiminy
- Douglas Trumbull Award for Best Visual Effects - Strange Beasts
2018 Festival Information
After We Have Left Our Homes
d. Marc Adamson | United Kingdom | 8 min
In an oppressive dictatorship that has banned music, a man secretly listens to a recording to escape his dreary reality.
d. Christopher Barrett & Luke Taylor | United Kingdom | 8 min
Aaron’s facial disfigurement has plagued him all his life. He seeks comfort in the friendship and understanding of an unexpected support group.
d. Stephen W. Martin | USA | 17 min
A young mortician learns that not even death can stand in the way of true love.
d. Nora Fingscheidt | Germany, France | 11 min
Adam and Ella’s application for a license to procreate has been successfully reviewed. Now they must complete the final interview.
everything & everything & everything
d. Alberto Roldán | USA | 15 min
Morgan’s life is transformed when a mystical blue pyramid appears in his apartment and begins producing doorknobs.
Fizzy & Frank
d. Randall McNair | USA | 4 min
A hard-hitting parody expose of life behind the scenes on the set of the beloved classic film The Dark Crystal.
d. Adam Stern | Canada | 15 min
A recently retired NASA astronaut must fly one last mission to test the first faster-than-light spacecraft.
d. Rhiannon Evans | United Kingdom | 8 min
A little lost thought must travel through the brain to find a place to belong.
d. Joe Ksander & Kevin Adams | USA | 8 min
A young girl with dangerous enemies must use her only ally—a broken down construction robot—to fight for survival.
d. Kieran Sugrue | Australia | 6 min
A recently deceased boy must use his new-found powers to fight demon ghosts alongside his ghostly friends.
d. James Allen Smith | USA | 11 min
Three moments in the life of Haskell Carlston, a man born with the ability to manipulate time.
d. Arthur Môlard | France | 20 min
A brain chip repair man is faced with a moral dilemma when he’s asked to hack the chip of an autistic child.
M.A.M.O.N (Monitor Against Mexicans Over Nationwide)
d. Ale Damiani | Uruguay, Mexico | 6 min
While Donald Trump undergoes heart surgery, a portal to another reality opens where A hilarious war ensues between a Trump-like mega-robot and several stereotypical Mexicans.
d. Yoni Salmon | Israel | 12 min
The last remaining travelers search for the planet Earth to prove that it is not a myth.
d. Dylan Allen | USA | 13 min
An rock band struggles with a radioactive energy in their music that blows up amps, liquefies tape decks, and starts electrical fires.
d. Sean Miller | USA | 15 min
On election night 2036, a janitor feels cheated out of a life he might have lived when his own clone becomes President. He goes on a bender to seek justice. But looking like the President has its consequences.
The Sea is Blue
d. Vincent Peone | USA | 7 min
A stop motion fable about how the ocean got its color.
d. Magali Barbe | United Kingdom | 5 min
The augmented reality game Strange Beasts allows you to create and grow your own 'pet'. But how far can it go?
d. Nick Black | United Kingdom | 6 min
In a bid to heal the rift in society, a plucky chicken sets out to find an answer to the age-old question: which came first, the chicken or the egg?
Voyage of the Galactic Space Dangler
d. Stephen W. Martin | USA | 17 min
A cave man meets a spaceman.