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Today you get a double feature. Both of these surreal, futuristic shorts were made on the cheap (hundreds or thousands vs millions of dollars) to test what a few people with a high-quality consumer camera, a Macbook, and some special effect software can do. And as you will see, the answer to that question is quite a lot.

The Sphere

In the not too distant future, Earth is occupied by a hostile alien race that’s aggressively searching for a missing alien artifact — a sphere that contains an infinite source of powerful energy.


In 2027, everyone is implanted with a chip – the Memorize-chip. It records everything you see, a new system to fight crime. One unit controls the system. The SSU – Special Surveillance Unit. Written & Directed by Eric Ramberg and Jimmy Eriksson

Note: I highly recommend watching both in full screen.