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Animated SciFi Short CARL Best International Student Film Award

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CARL won the Best International Student Film award at the Melbourne International Animation Festival 2014. The plot of this Action/Romance short-film starts with the duel of Carl (Robot-Gladiator-Champion) and Space Jesus. Before the finishing blow could land, rescue comes in the form of a Techno-Angel, who turns out to be Carl’s long lost love. So he changes sides and goes head to head against Drill-Raptors, EggBeater-Scorpions and a mighty BBQ-Octopus.

The main driving force of the story is the strength of Love and the weakness of Hate. It also offers an opinion about religion and the robotic nature of today’s society, using references to Terminator, Spartacus, Transformers, Matrix, etc. The short was made at the Hungarian MOME University in a year’s time.

You can find work in progress images in this blog: http://robotcarl.tumblr.com/

 

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