Metroid: The Sky Calls is an 11-minute, fan-made short film that shows Samus having a very bad day at the office. It is—relative to the scope and budget—very, very good.

It’s made by Rainfall Productions, the same team behind that cool Wonder Woman fan short from a few years back, and stars Nerdist’s Jessica Chobot as Samus.


I like how more and more fan shorts—except for the truly exceptional ones—these days are smart enough to work within the limitations of their budget, and write (and frame their shots) accordingly.

Suffice to say, this is not an official Nintendo joint:

This non-profit film is not associated with or endorsed by Nintendo or its subsidiaries.

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