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Watch ‘Project Kronos,’ The Space Exploring Short Being Made Into a Feature

By  · Published on July 17th, 2013

Why Watch? Filmmaker Hasraf Dulull has done effects work for The Dark Knight, Hellboy II and other high-profile projects, but he’s really emerging as a directing talent to watch with Project Kronos. The documentary-style look at space exploration is layered with sleek informational design and sees scientists trying to solve a conundrum about securing a computer powerful enough to house the data retrieved on an interstellar trip. The answer is simple, but controversial.

According to Variety, the short has been picked up by Armory/Benderspinkweiner for the full-length treatment, and it’s easy to see why. It’s like Errol Morris meets Stanley Kubrick – a talking head experience that unfolds like a mystery. Shot pristinely and boasting a rainbow flurry of experimental imagery, this is a fantastic short that exists in a universe worth expanding.

Check it out below:

What Will It Cost? About 14 minutes.

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