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.

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.


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

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:


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

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