Top Rated Sci-fi Short Screenplays This Year
(Showing Top 20)
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?
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.
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).
Evan Rosse • Sci-fi • Short • 18 pages • View Writer Profile
A distraught and deeply flawed mother employs extraordinary tactics to keep her family together
Dimi Nakov • Sci-fi • Short • 14 pages • View Writer Profile
Without warning, Casey loses everything she holds dear and now has to survive to live and fight another day in order to find her missing mother and younger brother before it’s too late.
Mico Montes • Sci-fi • Short • 22 pages • View Writer Profile
A beautiful 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.
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.
John Bias • Sci-fi • Short • 27 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 Le Brocq • Sci-fi • Short • 16 pages • View Writer Profile
'How can you say "We are wise and the law of the Lord is with us"? When, behold, the false pen of the scribes has made it into a lie.'
Daniel Ramirez • Sci-fi • Short • 17 pages
A struggling journalist abandons caution in pursuit of a rumored malicious A.I.
Kelly Holmes • Sci-fi • Short • 7 pages • View Writer Profile
In a society where it's illegal to be unhappy, a depressed young man is given "the prescription". Everything seems fine until it malfunctions....
Robert Milner • Sci-fi • Short • 10 pages • View Writer Profile
A future detective and his cadet must find a murderer - by interviewing the victim before her brain decays.
Dimi Nakov & Jean Marcello • Sci-fi • Short • 36 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.
Brody McKinnon • Sci-fi • Short • 11 pages • View Writer Profile
Ashamed of her illness, a space-loving girl with leukemia lives a miserable life in the hospital and imagines what life would be like if she were an astronaut.
What is The Red List?
Coverfly is the industry's largest database of screenplay contest entries and script coverage evaluations, sortable by genre and format, and searchable by vetted entertainment industry professionals. We connect data from many of the industry's top screenwriting competitions and screenplay coverage sites. The Red List is a list of the screenplays with the highest Coverfly Scores.
If your project's Coverfly Score is high enough, and you have opted to make the project "public" via your Coverfly dashboard, then it will show up on The Red List. Be sure to explore The Red List by genre and format.
The Coverfly Score is updated within a few days of receiving an evaluation on the project. The Red List can take up to 10 minutes to show an updated Coverfly Score.
If you're a producer, agent, manager, or industry professional interested in gaining access to top projects and their writers, please contact us here ?? email us at email@example.com to be given a private industry-access account for browsing.