On Tuesday 3 March, Millennium Point launches Digital Frontiers, a rolling monthly programme of short films exploring science and technology themes by filmmakers from across the globe.

Digital Frontiers launches with a season of award-winning shorts set in outer space. The free programme will be projected onto the large suspended screen in the vast atrium of Millennium Point, allowing audiences to see these groundbreaking films at an unprecedented scale.

The Terrible Thing of Alpha-9! [dir: Jake Armstrong, 2009, 6m]

An illustrated sci-fi short in which a space bounty-hunter travels to a distant planet to kill a terrible monster…

Grounded [dir: Kevin Margo, 2012, 8m]

One astronaut’s journey through space and life ends on a hostile exosolar planet. Themes of aging, inheritance, paternal approval, cyclic trajectories, and behaviors passed on through generations are explored against an ethereal backdrop.

Laika [dir: Avgousta Zourelidi, 2010, 8m 40s]

A re-imagining of the true story about the first dog in space and what may have happened to her on her momentous journey.

The Murf by Rendesvouz [dir: Scott Benson, 2011, 3m 40s]

This music video by motionographer Scott Benson is a cosmic story about evolution, technology and survival; an expression of wonder about the universe and our place in it.

Planètes Après Planètes [dir: Titouan Bordeau, 2013, 4m 4s]

An animated short by French artist Titouan Bordeau, in which an astronaut encounters a small flock of mischievous ducks while mining on an otherwise desolate planet.