Watch 6 short films that celebrate the 40th anniversary of Alien

Yep, it’s been 40 whole years since Alien first arrived on the big screen. To celebrate, Tongal and 20th Century Fox have teamed up to showcase 6 new short films, selected from 550 submissions from emerging filmmakers.

1979 saw the first incarnation of Alien. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, 6 new short films have been released that pay tribute to the groundbreaking movie.

The 6 new shorts pay homage to Ridley Scott’s classic, but create new stories for an ever-hungry fan base of the sci-fi classic.

As you would expect, the stories centres around strong female leads, the epic as well as the claustrophobic, with mortal danger an ever present sensation.

Check out the films below: