Dystopian Future and Cyberpunk Movies

Defining Fay

Defining Fay

In the future, a large corporation makes euthanasia more pleasant with drug-enhanced virtual reality technology. Customers experience intense emotions and sensory immersion during the end of life, while the corporation profits from the large sales volume of both the euthanasia service itself and the images of the entertaining hallucinations recorded from the customers’ brains. (10 minutes)

Drain

Drain

In the future, babies are being kidnapped and sold to a sinister black market. The babies do not eventually end up with new parents. Instead, they are being harvested to provide customers with something incredible that everyone desires, with huge implications for society. (12 minutes)

From the Future with Love

From the Future with Love

In the future, the police in New York City are privatized. Two companies provide this service–the New York Police Corporation (NYPC) and the Metropolitan Police Force (MPF). The turf wars between them can be nasty, while uninsured citizens receive no police services. (12 minutes)

Gadget

Gadget

Everyone wears virtual reality spectacles that boost their professional productivity, but interfere too much with their personal lives. (10 minutes)

Goldfish

Goldfish

Anna’s daughter suffers from a fatal degenerative brain condition, like an Alzheimer’s for children. Anna has the opportunity to have her daughter permanently cured with an illegal hybrid nanovirus treatment, but this treatment has an unusual side effect. (10 minutes)

Monsters

Monsters

Jenn, a little girl, lives in an underground bunker with her family, protected from the monsters that now ravage the world. Without her family’s knowledge or consent, she goes outside to see for herself, and is shocked to discover who the monsters really are. (14 minutes)

Nano

Nano

In this creepy noir cyberpunk movie, nanotechnology in people’s bodies, and controlled by cell phone apps, can be used to rapidly heal wounds and change eye and hair color at will. The government starts requiring this nanotechnology for everyone, and can use it to remotely paralyze anyone that they consider a criminal. But what happens when activists try to hack this technology? (16 minutes)

Rise

Rise

In the future, androids have become very pervasive and advanced to the point of becoming sentient. The result is two races—human and android. The government is freaked out about this and attempts repression and genocide against the androids, triggering an android revolution. (5 minutes)

Serum

Serum

In the year 2067, a shadowy government organization called “The Black Flag” secretly controls all facets of society. The only threat to their complete dominance is a rogue political activist and assassin called “The Red Scarlet.” Two detectives, who knew the Red Scarlet long ago, debate about her plans and the effect of her serum on people’s minds. (36 minutes)

Sumer

Sumer

By the year 2331, the Earth has become a barren wasteland. All animals and plants had perished years earlier. All that remains is one small group of humans who live in Sumer, the last hive city in the world. Hermes, a curious boy and resident of Sumer, discovers that the world may not be so barren after all. (10 minutes)

The Art of Human Salvage

The Art of Human Salvage

In a future where an evil corporation rules the world, and free expression and photography are serious crimes, a kind hearted agent tries to rescue a boy slated for execution for the crime of photography. (10 minutes)

The Leap

The Leap

In the future, only a limited number of people are allowed to travel each year from dystopian old Earth to utopian new Earth. A government cop takes pity on a disadvantaged woman to help her begin a new life. (30 minutes)

Things Last

Things Last

In the year 2135 everything ends, even humankind as we know it. Human souls have been harvested and put into robots to extend lifespans. What happens when the human watching over this large scale operation is the last soul left? (8 minutes)