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Neill Blomkamp Is Making Short Movies For Steam

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Director Neill Blomkamp, the guy behind movies like District 9 and Elysium (not to mention a very good attempt at Halo), is now heading up a studio that is going to be releasing “experimental short films” on Steam.

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Here’s the first trailer for the films, coming out of a company called Oats Studios:

Steam has been home to movies and documentaries for a while now, many of them short indie projects, but this would be the first time someone with that kind of resume was working specifically with the platform.

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Ditto for the actors involved: that’s Sigourney Weaver 0:40...

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The only word on a release is that these are “coming soon”.

In terms of pricing, nothing has been announced yet, but here are some thoughts Blomkamp has put down:

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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I think this is a good thing. His films work best if you don’t think about them for very long.