2010 was a good year to get your effects-laden short film noticed by Hollywood. Both 'Pixels,' Patrick Jean's short about NYC's destruction at the hands of video game icons, and 'Panic Attack!', Fede Alvarez' short about a robots invading Uruguay, caught the attention of big wig producers like Adam Sandler and Sam Raimi. Carl Rinsch's short/ad campaign 'The Gift' also set Hollywood tongues wagging, inciting a bidding war for feature length rights.
And if Ben Craig's 'Modern Times' is any indication, Hollywood still has their eye on the Internet for innovative new talent. Check out his short, which is just shy of four minutes, right here: