All Sophie wanted to do today was work from home in peace. What she didn't forsee was being targted by the next generation of internet troll, one who knows no limits and perpetrates a new dimension in online harrassment.
By Liam Kelly
After graduating with a first class degree in scriptwriting in 2017, Cardiff born, Cambridge based writer Liam went on to write for anthology TV show It's My Shout. His episode "Edgar's Hair" was broadcast on the BBC and BBC iplayer in the autumn of 2018, winning an award for best script at the annual IMS awards. He's currently working on a sitcom for legendary comedy producer/director Richard Boden (Blackadder Goes Forth, The IT Crowd) as well as various other personal projects.
Directed by Katherine Hayes
Katherine Hayes is a writer and theatre director. From 2005-2009 She was Artistic Director of ek!productions theatre company producing New Writing for Fringe and Off West - End spaces. Katherine has toured to Edinburgh with Emma Packer's CTRL + ALT+DEL, and has worked with International theatre makers. This February she was a finalist for the 2019 Athena List, part of the Athena Film Festival New York for her script 'The Fastest Girl in the World.' Katherine is delighted to participate in the SciFiFest directing Liam Kelly's brilliant script 'Troll'.
Cast: Jessica Flood, Emma Packer, Emma-Grace Arends, Manos Koutsis
A Dream Of Two Moons
In the chaotic urban environment of the near future, two sisters are in conflict about whether to adapt to a world of violence or to escape it.
By Dorothea Cahan
Dorothea Cahan is an acting teacher, a director, a writer of historical fiction and of plays, both comedies and dramas. When not writing, she is painting or sculpting. More than twenty of her short plays have been produced throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom. A full-length play, “Hope is the Thing with Feathers”, was nominated for Outstanding Original Writing by The Desert Theatre League. Her play, “Dancing in the Elevator”, appears in the Smith and Kraus anthology, The Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2019. A passionate world traveler, Dorothea has circled the globe several times. She has homes in Florida and Pennsylvania.
Directed by Olivia Munk
Cast: Hayley Powell, Emily Clark
Flight To Neptune
By Emma Zadow
Emma is an actor & writer having trained at Rose Bruford College and Norton Centre of the Arts in Kentucky. As an actor, she won the Fringe Encore Award for 'Mengele' and the one-woman show 'Shell Shock' (Smokescreen Productions) in rep at the Soho Playhouse, New York. She continues to work internationally as an actor. Full-length plays include the semi-spoken word 'Fridge' (King's Head Theatre) and the one-woman show 'Hamotzi' (Theatre 503). Her third play 'Black Hills' was short-listed for the Tony Craze Award 2018. Her short plays have been performed at the Arcola, Pleasance, Old Red Lion, Norwich Arts Centre, The Space and Weisiger Theatre in Kentucky. Emma is a Soho Theatre Writers Lab Alumni, performer/puppeteer at Bee in my Beanie Theatre (Shortlisted for the Les Enfants Terribles Award 2019) and is Co-Host of the London Theatre Podcast. Represented by Inspiration Management
Directed by Tess Agus
Tess is a freelance director and theatre-maker.
She is a graduate of the MA in Directing from the Guildford School of Acting. Together with Katherine Sturt-Scobie she founded theatre company Bee in My Beanie, a company which creates puppet based theatre, their most recent show 'The Golem of Aamira and Gad' was shortlisted for the LET awards this year. Her recent credits include assistant director and performer in Sue MacLaine's 'Vessel' at The Battersea Arts Centre.
Cast: Sakuntala Ramanee, Emma Zadow
In a time when space travel is space tourism, Pilot M Shakrabarti is joined by new comer first officer Claire Maus on the flight to Neptune City. With a 336 hour journey ahead of them, can they survive each other?