Probably Paranormal | Sci Fi Short Film | First Time Director

Probably Paranormal | Sci Fi Short Film | First Time Director


I think this was the youngest son’s room. [pointing to down hall] Master bedroom. That’s pretty much everything. House has been vacant for, like, three months now? No one’s been in since then except for me. But I haven’t seen anything. Or heard anything… Is there anything else you need before I head out? Yeah, I have a form. So how long have you been doing this for? Doing what? Ghost stuff. Uh, about a year. But I have been interested in it for most of my life. … Seen anything cool? Eh, not really. Well maybe tonight will be your lucky night. You know, if there were something here this place would be worth some money. Yeah, I mean, if it had a manifestation it would be worth double anything else in this neighborhood. On scientific fact alone- Yeah… What do bumps and thuds get me? An exterminator. Alright. What year was the property built? 1984. Was it built on any animal cemeteries, people cemeteries? … No. Has anyone died in the house? Not that I can think of. Have any animals died in the house? Oh yeah, you know, family pets. In what way have the disturbances been observed? They’re mostly just reported as bumps and thuds, coming from the youngest sons room. Mostly. Can the origin of the disturbances be pinpointed to a specific room? Yeah, youngest sons room. Alright, last one. Have any foreign objects been brought into the house recently? Nothing disclosed to me. Alright, that’s everything. Alright sounds good. Well, I’m going to head out then, it’s getting kinda late. If you want anything in the fridge it’s yours… If it’s still good. Don’t worry about breaking anything, it’s all going up for auction anyway. Alright. House is yours. If you have any questions, just give me a call. Alright. Well, good luck. Thanks, have a good one. You too. 1986. NASA shuttle Challenger suffers catastrophic failure. That same year, A reactor at the Chernobyl power station explodes. 1987. Dow Jones slips 22.6%, Black Monday. 1988. Thomas Berghelm discovers scientific proof of paranormal phenomenon, ushering in a new wave of mathematics and science. You like that one? … That’s you, buddy. 1989. Protesters demonstrate in Tiananmen Square, met with violent military action. Same year, Berlin Wall is torn down. 1991. Operation Desert Storm begins. Are you alive? Are you dead? Did you die here? Do you exist? Do exist on our plane? Did you have a good life? Did you live here? Why are you being so difficult? Do you understand English? Do you understand what I’m saying? Are you sentient? Do you know where you are? Can you prove y- [THUD] Can you prove- [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] Audible anomaly, [THUD] attempting to locate. [THUD] [THUD] [THUD] Can you vocalize? Do you understand what I’m saying? [CASIO] [CASIO] [CASIO] [CASIO] [CASIO] [CASIO] [CASIO] [CASIO] [ELECTRICAL HUM] [DISTORTED RESPONSE] [CASIO] [DISTORTED RESPONSE] [CASIO] [HEAVILY DISTORTED RESPONSE] [CASIO] [FLUCTUATING DISTORTED RESPONSE]] [CASIO] [WEAK DISTORTED RESPONSE] [CASIO] [PENCIL ROLLING] [DRAWING] [DRAWING] [DRAWING] [THUD] [THUD] [FOOTSTEPS, BIRDS CHIRPING] Hello? Hi, is this Mr. Glover? This is Charles. Hey! Hi, I’m just letting you know that I finished up the survey at the house. Yeah, did you find anything? Nope! Didn’t find anything, didn’t hear anything, didn’t see anything. I ran a few tests but those didn’t have anything. Mmm, what tests did you run? I ran a pretty comprehensive interview and an Audible Prompting. I’ve already listened through the recordings and I couldn’t hear anything… Pretty sure the house is ghost-free. Yeah, I have a little bit more to do here and then I’ll be down at your office around noon, I, uh… I have to run home real quick… Alright, yeah that’s no problem. Alright! I will see you around noon, then. Alright, see you around- we’ll see you around then. Alright, bye. Bye.

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