Top Shorts

Top Rated Sci-fi Short Screenplays This Year

(Showing Top 20)

  • #1


    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?

  • #2


    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.

  • #3


    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.

  • #4


    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).

  • #5

    Memory Lane

    Sherrill Schmidt • Sci-fi • Short • 10 pages

    When a pioneer in memory travel sees into one client's past it awakens his desire to create new memories of his own.

  • #6


    Evan Rosse • Sci-fi • Short • 18 pages • View Writer Profile

    A distraught and deeply flawed mother employs extraordinary tactics to keep her family together

  • #7


    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.

  • #8


    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.

  • #9

    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.

  • #10

    Such an Honor

    Nicole Pouchet • Sci-fi • Short • 10 pages

    A mockumentary chronicles an aging actress's decision to defy the trend of uploading her personality into a synthetic new body.

  • #11

    Generation Killer

    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?

  • #12

    Picnic at the end of the World

    Chris Dumbleton • Sci-fi • Short • 15 pages

    If the World is going to end you might as well have a picnic!

  • #13

    Jeremiah 8.8

    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.'

  • #14

    Banshee Avalon

    Alan Sanchez • Sci-fi • Short • 17 pages

    A school shooting unearths dark secrets, the most shocking of which involves a girl with unexplained powers who must face a terrible choice.

  • #15

    The Basilisk

    Daniel Ramirez • Sci-fi • Short • 17 pages

    A struggling journalist abandons caution in pursuit of a rumored malicious A.I.

  • #16

    The Prescription

    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....

  • #17

    You're Not There Yet

    Toni Cunningham • Sci-fi • Short • 5 pages

    A young woman, exhausted from trying to perfect the dystopian standard of female beauty, is set on a path where she may risk life itself for a few moments of nirvana.

  • #18


    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.

  • #19


    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.

  • #20

    The Little Astronaut

    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.

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