Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Oats’ Trailer Reveals Strange Alien Creatures

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Although many fans were upset that filmmaker Neill Blomkamp, director of District 9, Elysium and Chappie, was no longer making his Alien sequel, they’d be happy to see his latest work in the new Oats Studios project. In a video simply titled ‘Oats Studios “Volume 1” Teaser Trailer’, we get a look at some of his experimental sci-fi shorts.

The upcoming short films will be featured on the studio’s YouTube channel and the Steam streaming service as well. The 70-second teaser for Studios: Volume 1 features a unique shape-shifting monster and appearances by Alien‘s Sigourney Weaver and Dakota Fanning.

Neill Blomkamp's Oats Trailer Reveals Strange Alien Creatures

Here’s what the director had to say:

“Maybe with volume 1, it could be entirely free. Which means #oatsstudios YouTube page is where to get extras like 3D models / Vfx assets/ concept art/ all the raw footage / all music etc., maybe on steam for a nominal price. If people like… Hopefully, pay for volume 2. Or go to theatres to see feature adapted from one of the shorter films.”

Blomkamp famously got his start by directing short films, including Tetra Vaal, Alive in Joburg, Yellow and Tempbot. However, it was his 2007 short Halo: Landfall that gotten the attention of Hollywood.

3 Comments

  1. Evert van Staaden

    He’s due a good movie, the last two where at best forgetable, at worst terrible (I’m looking at you Chappie)

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