Scene 1: (Modern day) Closeup of cellphone with news
page describing launch of a "time capsule probe"
to return to the earth in 10 million years. Phone moves
of shot to reveal the rocket on its pad with the people
cheering the countdown and launch.
Scene 2: (Mission control
room) Among the celebrating
technicians and scientists, one exhausted person plops
back in his chair while watching the telemetry screen of
the rocket as it leaves on its journey into the future. He
reaches into a bag on his console and pulls out an apple
a snack. The camera zooms in on the apple in the
hand with a bite taken out of it and the scene fades into
another apple, in another hand. This one furry and
like. The face eating this apple comes into the shot. It's
Scene 3: (Re-entry) There's a large explosion sound and
apelike creature, startled drops his apple and looks to
sky. A streak of light comes down out of the horizon and
it watches in amazement, turns into a strange craft
spitting fire and roaring like a kill beast. A few hundred
yards away it touches down and suddenly falls silent.
Apeman stares wide eyed in amazement.
Scene 4: (The tribe gathers)
Ok, bunch of ape creatures gather around like the scene
2001, capsule pops open and long story short, all this
ancient advanced technology eventually learns the
folks to be modernized. It's a replay of the 2001 monolith
thing but each individual item teaches another lesson.
Scene... uhhh... 8: (Twist) Ape man's evolved thousands
later, they've got cameras, lights and now they're putting
on monkey suits to film something. The camera pans out
show the surprise ending, it's the monolith from 2001, a
clapper board comes into frame with the words "2001 A
Space Odyssey, monolith scene, take one." The clapper
board snaps shut and the short film ends.
So the twist is, we evolved from a previous civilization
wiped itself out, the cellphone guys weren't us, they
our precursors. So it's 2001 meets Planet of the Apes but
the plot of the film is basically, the truth behind the