December 18, 2009 | Uncategorized

$300 Video Leads to $30 Million Contract

Ataque de Pánico! (Panic Attack!) on Youtube

Fede Alvarez from Uruguay uploaded this short film to Youtube last month (November, 2009). As he told the BBC’s Latin American service Mundo “I uploaded (Panic Attack!) on a Thursday and on Monday my inbox was totally full of e-mails from Hollywood studios.”

Alvarez directs commercials and specializes in Special Effects. He has recently signed a deal with Sam Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures to develop and direct an original science fiction film to be shot in South America. “Panic Attack” has been compared to Neill Blomkamp’s “District 9” documentary like depiction of a robot invasion.

Keep Reading...

OK Go One Moment Music Video

Amazing OK Go One Moment Music Video

The OK Go One Moment Music Video proves the importannce of planning and mathematics in extreme slow motion.

Read More
FAA Grants Exemptiobns for Commercial Drones

Fed Lawsuits Contest FAA Drone Regulation

FAA Challenged Over Drone Regulation

Read More
Complete Films from Stock Footage

Using Only Stock Footage

All visuals are from stock footage.

Read More

Canon EF to Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera Active Metabones Speed Booster

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera now has an Active Speed Booster for Canon EF lenses. This opens up a vast array of great lenses.

Read More




6 thoughts on “$300 Video Leads to $30 Million Contract

  1. Laura

    Very reminiscent of the effects used in Independence Day, one of my all time favs. No wonder he got the big contract. $300 though?

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • Forbes Magazine calls VideoUniversity one of the best business-to-business sites for digital video production.
  • WINNER
    Videography Magazine's
    "Website of the Month" Award
  • WINNER
    PC Magazine Online "Best Desktop Video Site" Award
  • WINNER
    CyberFilm School's "FOUR STAR" Award