In 2019, the BALTICON Short Film Festival (BSFF) will take place on Sunday evening at 7:30pm. We will thrill festival attendees with independently produced short films from around the region and across the globe. BSFF features live action and animated films in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror from some of the best independent filmmakers this side of the Crab Nebula.

Each year Balticon searches for the best short films in the science fiction, fantasy and horror categories. This year we attracted a record 297 entries and from these selected to present 17 such films.

Members of Balticon will vote on their favoring films, and the winning entries will be awarded a Balticon Film Festival certificate for best in show in the animation, science fiction, and horror categories.

No. Title Director/producer Country of origin and date Language (If not English, then subtitled) Length Comments
Doors Open – 7:15pm
Session 1 – 7:30pm until 9:30pm
1 No caminho da escola (On the way to school ) Rosaria Moreira Brazil – 2017 Portuguese 9:18 By 90 elementary school students – animation
2 Bad Timing Clifford Lowe US – 2019 English 19:04 Time travel
3 Exit Jose Luis Velazquez Menendez Spain – 2016 Spanish 14:51 Who is the mysterious woman?
4 Gryphon Animo Matthew Maloney US – 2018 No voice 10:32 Feather of a gryphon is needed – animation
5 Marta Juan Fco. Andres Spain – 2017 Spanish 12:34 Life in the future
6 Greta Dani Calavera Spain – 2019 Spanish 5:05 Based on true events
7 El Despues (Afterwards) Leandro Vallejo Argentina – 2017 Spanish 12:48 Time travel mystery
8 Sputnik Vincente Bonet Spain – 2017 English/Russian 20:00 Early space travel saga
Intermission  15 minutes
Session 2 – 9:45pm to 11:30pm
9 Widdershins Simon P. Biggs UK Р2018 English 11:16 Life is an immaculately crafted watch, until … РAnimation
10 Extraterrestres (Aliens) Simon Fariza Spain – 2016 Spanish 5:32 Off to Ganymede
11 Your Last Day on Earth Marc Martinez Jordan Spain – 2018 Spanish 14:15 Time travel tours
12 El Origen Jose Antonio Campos Aguilera Spain – 2018 Spanish 10:02 Life in the future
13 Psychic Sue Dave Lojek Ireland – 2014 English 12:48 Life of a psychic
14 Dark Spectre II Bruce Nachsin US – 2018 English 9:17 Superhero crime fighter
15 Celda Dual (Dual Cell) Ignacio Malagon Del Rio Spain – 2019 Spanish 14:24 Dangers of video games
16 Loot Pablo Medina Spain – 2018 Spanish 12:15 What if real life was like a video game
17 Normal Paco Caballer Spain – 2018 Spanish 9:36 Time travel tours