Sci-Fi Tag Archive

Animation, Premiere

A Delusional Man Meddles With Space and Time in Sascha Vernik’s Sci-Fi Thriller Animation ‘Losing It’

Sascha Vernik breaks down the process of creating the stylised, vivid and pulpy visual aesthetic of his trippy, time-hopping animated short.

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Music

Alex Cook’s Ghostly Sci-Fi Short for Son Lux’s ‘Undertow’ Sees a Man Haunted by an Ethereal Doppelgänger

Alex Cook delineates the process of creating the VFX for the flowing, ghost-like liquid featured in his short film/music video hybrid for Son Lux.

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Live Action

An Oblique Ritual Is Performed to Create Genetically Designed Kids in Lucy McRae’s Experimental Sci-Fi ‘Futurekin’

Artist Lucy McRae reveals how she moulds her on-set adaptive and fluid creative approach into an enthralling sci-fi narrative during post-production.

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Art & Fashion

Tom Wakeling’s Experimental Sci-Fi ‘Pattern’ Is a Dreamlike Voyage on the Destructive Power of Repetition

Tom Wakeling reveals the in-camera lighting effects he utilised to achieve the illusive visuals of his experimental sci-fi short.

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Music

A Devastating Disease Forces a Couple to Make a Heart-Rending Decision in Ian Roderick Gray’s ‘Survive This’

Ian Roderick Gray describes melding surrealistic visual effects with a humanistic story of love, respect and dignity in his short film/music video hybrid.

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Music

Sina Dolati Plunges Us Into the Hyper Frenzied Neurodiverse Perspective of Säye Skye’s Mind in ‘ADHD’

We speak to Sina Dolati about the lengthy learn on the job edit which transformed his innovative VR/360 music video into its slick accessible 2D version.

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Live Action

Zachary Rubin Smartly Uses the Sci-Fi Genre to Explore the Need for Human Connection in ‘Imaginary Friend’

Zachary Rubin talks to us about using careful, retro framing, a claustrophobic atmosphere and a deadpan spirit to question the potential of future tech.

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Live Action

Michael Socha Sees Double in Uzo Oleh’s Gripping, Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Edicius’

Uzo Oleh details the motion control and in-camera practical effects he deployed to ask if we can trust our intuition in his moody sci-fi chamber piece.

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Animation, Premiere

An Oblivious Duo Make a Daring Escape in Karl Poyzer & Joseph Roberts’ Comedy ‘Floaters: The Big Number Two’

Joe Roberts & Karl Poyzer discuss stepping up their creative ambitions for the sequel to their space set viral animated short.

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Animation

Joe Loftus Evokes the Wonder of Classic Sci-FI Epics With Animated Adventure Short ‘Girl and Robot’

Animator Joe Loftus breaks down his impractical yet self-motivating approach to storyboarding and animation for his sci-fi adventure epic.

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Animation, Music

Kristian Mercado Figueroa Brings Reggaeton Culture to Futuristic Life in SXSW-Winning Animation ‘Nuevo Rico’

Kristian Mercado Figueroa takes us inside the oversaturated colours, steampunk aesthetic and blend of styles comprising his Latinx Futurism short.

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Live Action

Govinda Van Maele’s Sci-FI Drama ‘Mutations’ Sees a Mysterious Illness Take Hold of a Quiet Community

Govinda Van Maele explains how embracing creative restrictions led him to find originality when directing his 16mm virus drama 'Mutations'.

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