This Intense Short Film About Virtual Reality Is Already in the Works as a Feature

“Virtual reality, to me, is the only reality.” So begins Uncanny Valley, a short from Argentina’s Federico Heller that’s on the fast track to becoming a feature, thanks to the efforts of Independence Day: Resurgence writer Carter Blanchard. Watch the film below and see why it’s generated so much excitement.

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The official selection for the Sploid Short Film Festival 2015: Vote now with your YouTube likes

We’ve laughed and cried and seen crazy visions of the future. Robots fell in love, assassins from the future came back, and one minute time machines were used. Here are all the official selections for the Sploid Short Film Festival 2015. Tell us which ones you loved, which ones you watched over and over again and…

A foley artist adding sound effects to your life is a pretty wonderful thing

Here’s a fun bit: a foley artist recreating and accentuating the sounds of everyday life, transforming a shower into hand tossing spaghetti while making coffee can be blowing bubbles in a milkshake with a swirly straw. The imagination of sounds gets more and more ridiculous which results in more and more fun.

Neat film shows that even dystopian nightmares can have happy endings

Dystopian visions of the future always portray scenarios where humans have destroyed Earth and turned it into a desolated and almost uninhabitable place. But our planet probably doesn’t really care. It will just wait us silly humans out until we disappear and then flourish again just as beautiful and full of life as…

Super fun short warps reality by screwing with our expectations

This fantastic short by Terri Timely and Park Pictures completely bends your mind because everyday tasks—like, putting toothpaste on your tooth brush—become something completely different and weird and almost abstract—like, the toothpaste becoming a flame thrower. Think you know what happens when you turn on a TV or…

This short film is arguably the cutest prequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

If you were a kid between the release of the first Star Wars movie—in 1977—and today, you’ve probably played with as many awesome Star Wars toys, action figures, vehicles, aircraft, LEGO sets, plush toys, anything as possible. This great short film about being a kid will instantly bring you back all those childhood…

This mysterious hole in the ground can duplicate organic life 

Imagine having a magical device that can duplicate any organic life you put into it. You could have an army of adorable pets, a mountain of your favorite veggies, man, you could even erase hunger from the face of the Earth with it. Unfortunately, such a device only exists in this short film and even there it doesn’t…

Fun time travel short is like a silly version of Terminator

If I had a chat with my future self it would go something like this: I’d ask him if I achieved all my hopes and dreams and he’d be totally bitter and would absolutely complain about how lazy I’ve been and all opportunities I’ve missed. The hero of this film has that kind of chat but, unlike me, he is able to confront…

Cool short film teases what happens to Boba Fett after Star Wars

Boba Fett is supposed to get his own Star Wars Anthology film that focuses on the origins of everyone’s favorite bounty hunter but I think I’d much rather watch this version made by Eric Demeusy that shows Boba Fett escaping sarlacc with the help of the Slave I and then moving on to whoever knows where, in some sort…