During World War II, an injured English paratrooper comes across a strange and curious creature. The creature wants to help the soldier, but his brand of help may be the worst thing that ever happened to the young man.

Murphy was made by students at ISART Digital. If you're curious as to how the short film came together, here's the digital effects breakdown, complete with motion capture:

And a behind-the-scenes look at the filming:

[via Kuriositas]