Top Rated Sci-fi Short Screenplays This Year
(Showing Top 20)
George Snape • Sci-fi • Short • 17 pages • View Writer Profile
In a world where people no longer interact with one another in person. A man and a woman break the cycle and rediscover the simple beauty of human connection.
Gil Saint • Sci-fi • Short • 10 pages • View Writer Profile
In the future, an experimental device can change anyone's worldview. But at what cost?
Dimi Nakov • Sci-fi • Short • 14 pages • View Writer Profile
“In a Dystopian Future Casey and her two brothers have become really good at surviving on almost anything while searching for their parents, but one night an unknown force abducts the youngest brother and the oldest dies in her hands, which leaves Casey with a difficult choice to make, that most of us hopefully never have to.”
Lachlan Marks • Sci-fi • Short • 12 pages • View Writer Profile
A troubled celebrity-turned-outlaw and an ambitious journalist lock horns in a secret, late-night interview with unexpected consequences for both parties.
John Harden • Sci-fi • Short • 8 pages • View Writer Profile
In a university laboratory late one stormy night, a disabled young woman named Athena meets a hyper-intelligent frog named Max. Max offers Athena a fresh perspective on life as he sees it from behind the terrarium glass.
Evan Rosse • Sci-fi • Short • 17 pages • View Writer Profile
A distraught and deeply flawed mother employs extraordinary tactics to keep her family together
John Kontoyannis • Sci-fi • Short • 29 pages
In a post-apocalyptic world, a sinister alien race called the Vaar rule the earth. For the Grayson girls Celine and Anna, life is a brutal struggle for survival. With a mother on her deathbed, limited food, Celine suffering a dark transformation and the constant monitoring of the Vaar, hope is dwindling by the day. And just when it’s all about to come crumbling down… hope emerges. And her name is Saira.
James Boyle • Sci-fi • Short • 11 pages • View Writer Profile
When access to their son’s childhood memories are unexpectedly revoked from the app designed to keep them safe, a strained and confused family must come to terms with an even greater loss.
Dimi Nakov, Jean Marcello • Sci-fi • Short • 20 pages • View Writer Profile
Rogue corporate employee Cara is captured with a compromising data uploaded into her mind and then taken to a secret facility to be interrogated by A.I.M.E (Artificial Intelligence Memory Extraction Program).
Justin Solaiman • Sci-fi • Short • 23 pages • View Writer Profile
A girl wakes up in a room with no exits. With no way out her only chance at salvation is an A.I., who seems to be her keeper.
Federico Casal • Sci-fi • Short • 27 pages • View Writer Profile
The seemingly unrelated lives of a powerful clinic owner and a young freedom fighter go through a critical day as civil unrest rages across the country.
Charlotte Daniel • Sci-fi • Short • 16 pages
A lonely widower has made the heart-breaking decision to have his old dog, Bruno, put to sleep. It’s never easy saying goodbye to your loved ones, but when John comes across the opportunity to have his old friend cloned, he soon realises that it is more than just our genetic makeup that make us who we are.
Dimi Nakov, Jean Marcello • Sci-fi • Short • 35 pages • View Writer Profile
A group of mischievous teens accidentally find themselves on a hostile post-apocalyptic planet where they struggle to survive and stumble upon the truth that can bring unity or war to the two rival worlds.
Mico Montes • Sci-fi • Short • 22 pages • View Writer Profile
An alien woman crawls out of the earth and discovers a lonely astronomer who helps her return to the stars before a band of nerdy conspiracy theorists can capture her.
Dalton Scott • Sci-fi • Short • 12 pages
A withdrawn teenager accused of arson struggles to overcome his internalized shame after his body begins to waste away.
Chris Dumbleton • Sci-fi • Short • 15 pages • View Writer Profile
If the World is going to end you might as well have a picnic!
John Bias • Sci-fi • Short • 26 pages • View Writer Profile
An assassin is sent back in time in search of an object and at the same time kill off an entire bloodline. Can someone within the generations put a stop to the chronological murder spree, or will this family be wiped from existence?
John Harden • Sci-fi • Short • 9 pages • View Writer Profile
You're safe, honey. Mama's right here. She just has a few questions.
Kathryn Gould • Sci-fi • Short • 9 pages • View Writer Profile
Two thieves breaking into a futuristic office building discover that nothing is what it seems--least of all the thieves themselves.
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