Incoming, a Scifi Horror Short, Gives Body Snatchers WiFi

Still: YouTube
Still: YouTube

What if an alien invasion could be done remotely, ordering humans to do all the dirty work for you from the comfort of your alien spaceship? A new scifi short is about humans achieving First Contact, but the signal basically turns you into one of The Infected from The Last of Us.

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Skywatch Productions recently released Incoming, a nine-minute scifi horror film written and directed by Sam Klein, all about a researcher from the SETI Institute discovering an alien signal that orders people (in a variety of languages) to “attack.” Only problem is the guy who he asked to come check it out has already been infected by the alien signal, leading to a disastrous confrontation where, as the main character puts it, “we’re fucked.” You can check it out below.

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