As a filmmaker, you are always struggling to figure out how to do something, whether that be learning how to operate a camera or light a scene properly or use new editing software. But the most important thing of all is also the most difficult thing to figure out: story. Story is the glue that holds a movie together and makes everything matter.
Red Giant made Plot Device, a short film about a young filmmaker that finds a miraculous device that helps him with this most difficult task. However, it is a little more than he bargained for.
Check it out and be amazed.
I was incredibly impressed by the level of skill in this short. The effects look great. And the style of each genre explored is perfectly executed. It’s a very impressive display of skill.
And here’s a making of video in case you were curious:
Thanks to Slashfilm for this.