Sci-Fi Tag Archive

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 & Joe 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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Animation, Premiere

Matthew Wade’s ‘Eyes at the Specter Glass’ is Abstract Cinema at Its Most Wondrous

Matthew Wade tells DN why he wanted to embrace the natural disintegration of his images for memorising animated sci-fi trip 'Eyes at the Specter Glass'.

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Live Action

Hayato Ando Foresees a Service Which Returns the Deceased for 49 Days in Near Future Sci-Fi ‘Son of Memory’

Hayato Ando breaks down how he cinematically represented digitally-recreated loved ones for his philosophical sci-fi drama 'Son of Memory'.

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Music

Feedz Teleports Space Chaser to an Intergalactic Cantina Gig in Bonkers Sci-FI Opera ‘Remnants of Technology’

Feedz tells DN how he developed the operatic set design and monstrous makeup for his ambitious sci-fi music video 'Remnants of Technology'.

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Live Action

Jerry Hoffmann Points Toward a More Inclusive Sci-Fi Future in German Android Short ‘I AM’

Jerry Hoffmann talks to DN about putting Black woman front and centre of a science fiction story and creating uncanny robotic mannerisms in 'I AM'

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