Found footage films are everywhere these days, but few short films use the concept as effectively as Timelike does. That’s because it puts its own spin on a familiar concept: one night, a young physics student receives a message from her future self. What follows quickly goes from unnerving to distressing.

Timelike was written and directed by Richard Boylan, who also plays camera man Rich. Boylan is a cinematic designer for video game developer Bioware, where he’s worked on the Mass Effect series and is currently working on Mass Effect: Andromeda. Short of the Week also points to an earlier Boylan short film titled Suicidium, about a man who pairs suicidal people with murderous psychopaths:

[via Short of the Week]

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