This is actually pretty cool!
The 10-minute trailer for a video game called “Everything” is breaking ground as it qualified for an Academy Award!
This comes after the video game trailer’s win at the 14th Vienna Shorts Festival, where it won the Vienna Shorts Jury prize for animation.
The jury statement read:
The “Jury Prize – Animation” goes to a film, which beyond being entertaining has a strong poetic and philosophical theme. It serves a highly educational purpose, including an important political statement, that encourages us to let our egos dissolve and gain a new perspective on the world.
The award goes to “Everything,” by David OReilly.
Now, the David O’ Reilly-directed short has become eligible for an Academy Award nomination under the category Animated short film.
Everything is a video game available on the PS4, PC, and Mac. It’s a game where you can literally be everything, from a bear to a micro-organism.
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