District 9, Chappie and Elysium director is making a short film for BioWare's Anthem

12 Feb 2019 Tuesday
District 9, Chappie and Elysium director is making a short film for BioWare's Anthem
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EA And BioWare Partner With Acclaimed Sci-Fi Hollywood Director Neill Blomkamp to Create Conviction

Today, Electronic Arts and Neill Blomkamp, the Academy Award-nominated director of District 9, Elysium, and Chappie, have announced that they have collaborated on Conviction, an original live-action short-film based on BioWare’s Anthem. In Conviction, Blomkamp brings the vast world of Anthem to life with his own story set decades before the beginning of the game. This live-action short invites viewers to experience Blomkamp’s unique style of creating photorealistic visual effects and bringing them seamlessly into the real world, this time with EA’s highly-anticipated new game.

Neill Blomkamp is making an Anthem based short movie

A teaser of Blomkamp’s Conviction is now live, with the full short going live February 14 on the Oats Studios YouTube channel. In the short, people will see the player city of Fort Tarsis in the game come to life, and the freelancers that live within it. These freelancers who use Javelin exosuits, have been re-created by Neill’s team to show them in live action as they fight off the main villain and head of the evil Dominion faction, the Monitor.

You can watch the teaser of Conviction below:

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