The Alpha Invention


Written/Directed by Mark Towers; Produced by Michael Spry & Mark Towers

After applying an ingenious method to create artificial intelligence on his home computer, a reclusive programmer (Billy Boyd) is contacted one rainy evening by a suspicious dealer looking to buy the technology. However, as the call progresses it becomes clear that neither man is who or what they claim to be.

Noir meets sci-fi like in what The Telegraph’s Tim Robey calls “Clever and slick. Like a Voight-Kampff test turned on its head” and Starburst Magazine, “One of the best sci-fi shorts of recent years”.

15 minutes

The Rat’s Dilemma


Written/Directed by Naor Meningher; Produced by Stav Orr

In the Holocaust, a gifted Jewish physicist named Rudolph is forced to build a teleporter for the Nazis. Rudolph keeps telling his Nazi supervisor Heinz that the machine doesn’t work yet, but Heinz suspects Rudolph is hiding something. As Heinz is determined to squeeze the truth out by any means necessary, Rudolph soon has to face the dilemma of his life.

10 minutes



Written by Owen Rixon, Callum Barton; Directed by Owen Rixon; Produced by Siggy Stone, Callum Barton

Toonocalypse follows John (David Kaye) and Michael (Matt Martin) two students living in Edinburgh, as they document the arrival on Earth of a species of small, cute, cartoon alien, known as “Toons”. Over time the Toons become integrated into society and into John and Michael’s lives, but after a year on Earth, without warning, some of the Toons start to change into something far larger and scarier. As John and Michael try to survive in the streets of Edinburgh they start to learn the grim reality of the Toons’ true intentions.

18 minutes