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Top Rated Fantasy Short Screenplays This Year

(Showing Top 20)

  • #1


    Matt Brothers • Fantasy • Short • 11 pages

    Stuck in a never ending cycle of death and resurrection, a lone Knight embarks on a dangerous rescue mission, unaware that his fate is being controlled by a higher power... an 11 year old girl.

  • #2


    Ryan Still • Fantasy • Short • 10 pages

    An intimate fantasy tale of a mother, Katie (30s) and son, Jack (10), who are on the run from their abusive father. To cope with the fighting, Jack retreats to his imagination.

  • #3

    Chemistry of Fear

    George Zwier • Fantasy • Short • 17 pages • View Writer Profile

    Gareth shuns attention but seeks the affections of Dinah, the donut shop girl. Battling his demons, he strives to overcome his social anxieties lest they control his life.

  • #4

    Saint. Sinner.

    J. Franklin Evans • Fantasy • Short • 20 pages • View Writer Profile

    A true do-gooder sells his soul to the devil to save the life of the woman he loves. In the end, his love and sacrifice still may not be enough.

  • #5

    Shadow Players

    Mel Piper • Fantasy • Short • 12 pages • View Writer Profile

    A stranded adventurer must tell his story-travelling lover the beginning of her new story before she disintegrates with the ending of their time together.

  • #6

    The Barn (Working Title)

    Sophie Black, Tommy Draper • Fantasy • Short • 12 pages

    A dark fantasy thriller which visualizes all the stages of a fear a young man has to overcome when he discovers he is about to become a father.

  • #7


    sarah polhaus • Fantasy • Short • 21 pages

    A mother unable to let go of her dying daughter gets help from an unexpected source.

  • #8


    Tim Archibald • Fantasy • Short • 12 pages

    Somewhere in the dark ages, the heir to the kingdom leads a group of men in a journey west, bearing the body of their king, as they look for salvation in the face of spiralling personal conflicts and the burden of the past.

  • #9

    Dream Merchants

    Aimie Willemse • Fantasy • Short • 10 pages

    A naïve girl must embrace her nomadic legacy after her father’s injuries worsen, venturing to harvest fallen stars despite the monsters lurking in the shadows.

  • #10

    Because Hades Won't Take American Express

    Jeff Racho • Fantasy • Short • 5 pages

  • #11

    The Airplane

    Rajendra Thakurathi • Fantasy • Short • 17 pages

    A lonely kid accidentally grabs his father's US Air Force plane from the sky and the whole world goes crazy looking for the missing plane.

  • #12

    Freedom Pass

    Hamish Nichols • Fantasy • Short • 14 pages

    A portrait of an older man in a society where everyone is controlled by letter. On receiving his “freedom” or retirement letter, Norman decides to attempt recapture something vital from a more authentic past life.

  • #13

    Formicarium: Or The Unrelenting Allure of Complacency

    Jarrett Paperno • Fantasy • Short • 15 pages

    As Amalie transitions from college to working in the real world, she assumes pursuing a career in Animation will prove easy. However, as she becomes comfortable at her minimum wage job, she must choose whether to risk moving forward to an uncertain career or remain complacent. Making matters worse, as objects at her job begin sticking to her, Amalie must decide promptly, lest she become stuck at her present job forever.

  • #14

    Happy Birthday, Dear David

    Tyler Harvey • Fantasy • Short • 11 pages

    A 9-5 office worker, numbed by his daily routine, searches for freedom as he slowly becomes consumed by illusions of space.

  • #15


    Shreyas Ayaluri • Fantasy • Short • 35 pages • View Writer Profile

    June, a tweenager's life in the 80's is rocked when her suburbia falls prey to a surreal serial killer.

  • #16


    David Healy • Fantasy • Short • 19 pages • View Writer Profile

    An innocent looking stuffed toy with a tragic past comes to the defense of a helpless girl to save her life.

  • #17


    Manuel Arellano, Gerardo Guzmán • Fantasy • Short • 13 pages

    The journey of two narrators takes an unexpected turn when one of them decides to give conciousness to the main character of their story.

  • #18

    I Was A Teenage Werepossum

    Mark Keigley • Fantasy • Short • 22 pages • View Writer Profile

    A teenage werepossum's BFF is killed by a murderous werecougar who must be stopped before he kills again.

  • #19

    To Hell and Back

    Alec Kenney • Fantasy • Short • 19 pages • View Writer Profile

    A mourning dreamer is struggling to move past losing his wife. When he decides to start escaping his reality rather than turning to his art he's forced to go through the pits of hell.

  • #20

    My Girlfriend Dana

    M. K. Jackson • Fantasy • Short • 11 pages

    Dana and Russell are growing apart. Russell finds himself mired in everyday obstacles, struggling to keep on schedule. Dana is changing; she's not the person she once was. What happens will change their relationship forever.

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