A Cool Short Film Made Using Grand Theft Auto V

Not Normal is a short film made using Grand Theft Auto V. Come for the chilling tale of murder on the streets of Los Santos, stay for the absolutely ridiculous visuals possible when LA filmmaker Matt MacDonald gets his hand on a modded version of the game.

Here’s the actual short:


But for those interested in how to turn a video game into a movie, here’s a behind-the-scenes video Matt put together which will help you appreciate not just how this short was put together, but machinima in general.

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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.