Sci-fi

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Top Rated Sci-fi Short Screenplays This Year

(Showing Top 20)

  • 536

    #1

    Picnic at the end of the World
    Chris Dumbleton | Sci-fi | Short | 15 pages | View Writer Profile
    The World is about to end so elderly couple Jim and Rita see it out with a picnic!
  • 502

    #2

    I Live Alone, Everyone Does
    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.
  • 486

    #3

    The Writer's Home
    D.C. Lozar | Sci-fi | Short | 15 pages | View Writer Profile
    A demented old man plans to break out of a robotic nursing home.
  • 468

    #4

    THOSE LAST MOMENTS
    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.”
  • 465

    #5

    Fear Factory
    SARAH polhaus | Sci-fi | Short | 26 pages
    In order to save the family business a soft-spoken man recruits the services of a mysterious biological company propelling him into a race against time when their deadly product is released into society.
  • 461

    #6

    Residue
    Matt Thomas, Braden LuBell | Sci-fi | Short | 18 pages
    After they kiss, James' best friend goes missing. His search for him will take him further than he ever could have believed.
  • 447

    #7

    Bruno
    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.
  • 439

    #8

    Temporal
    Michael Berlind | Sci-fi | Short | 25 pages | View Writer Profile
    Two men who discover as children the ability to rewind time, and subsequently take vastly different paths in life, are ultimately driven to confront each other – and the true implications of their powers.
  • 436

    #9

    Ian
    Evan Rosse | Sci-fi | Short | 17 pages | View Writer Profile
    A distraught and deeply flawed mother employs extraordinary tactics to keep her family together
  • 431

    #10

    Let Go
    Matt Brothers | Sci-fi | Short | 12 pages
    After losing his job to an android, a disgruntled therapist takes matters into his own hands. Not content with being replaced by a mere machine, he soon finds himself in a confrontation that may yet prove enlightening.
  • 431

    #11

    UTOPIA
    Dimi Nakov, Jean Marcello | Sci-fi | Short | 29 pages | View Writer Profile
    "A group of mischievous teens accidentally find themselves 500 light-years away from home on a hostile planet Earth-Prime, racing against to survive and get back home before they die from radiation poisoning or being hunted down one by one."
  • 431

    #12

    Entombment
    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.
  • 429

    #13

    Overseer
    Federico Casal | Sci-fi | Short | 26 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.
  • 428

    #14

    RECTIFIED
    Dimi Nakov, Jean Marcello | Sci-fi | Short | 20 pages | View Writer Profile
    “The Year is 2050 and after years of being a highly ranked and loyal corporate employee for Cyber Corp. Cara’s life is turned upside-down when she is compelled to take action by releasing compromising corporate data that could give her the life the meaning she always dreamed of. She is captured and then taken to a secret facility to be interrogated by A.I.M.E (Artificial Intelligence Memory Extraction Program).”
  • 427

    #15

    The Cronus Program
    David Oster | Sci-fi | Short | 14 pages
    On an experimental interstellar mission program consisting of one adult Captain and three young boys, when the Captain is in cryosleep for too long, one boy must break protocol attempting to save him, but this leads to a startling new discovery.
  • 424

    #16

    ANTIQUITIES
    Dial Jones | Sci-fi | Short | 20 pages
    A progressive and intrepid explorer at the very edge of the known map wagers all that she has ever held dear and faces dangers untold for the chance at unearthing a most precious fossil.
  • 423

    #17

    AlieNation
    Ray Raghavan, Nick Purrier | Sci-fi | Short | 10 pages | View Writer Profile
    An 8 year old Mexican girl and her mother try to escape border agents but run into something even more dangerous deep within the forest.
  • 414

    #18

    The Last Game Short 10-15-19
    Gina Screen | Sci-fi | Short | 15 pages | View Writer Profile
    A desperate mother fighting to save her kidnapped son in a future America devastated by climate change, stumbles upon an even greater threat to survival.
  • 405

    #19

    Parallels
    Scott Nelson | Sci-fi | Short | 10 pages | View Writer Profile
    Alex Carson discovers he has slipped into a parallel world with another Alex Carson. Trouble is, he likes that Alex's life better than his own.
  • 398

    #20

    Message through the Stars
    Vijay Varman | Sci-fi | Short | 18 pages
    While travelling at the speed of light to a distant planet, a young mother must deal with the emotional fallout this journey has on her only child.

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