Ataque de PÃ¡nico! (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.
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