Fede Alvarez’s breakthrough came with this ambitious 4 minute short, released in 2009. If this hadn’t got the attention back then, it is unlikely he would’ve ended up as the director of the really underrated Evil Dead from 2014.
This short shows what can be accomplished on a tiny budget. With enough ingenuity and invention, a budget will not hold back ones vision.
The synopsis is short and to the point:
Giant robots invades Montevideo!