This Stop Motion Short About Robots Packs in a Surprising Amount of Action

“Battery Life” is about a family of robots living in a sandy dystopia, while a nearby robot citadel is run by a robot zealot. For an 11-minute short, writer/director/animator Justin Nixon manages to do a lot of world-building, character development, and action. This thing is dense.

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[via Director’s Notes]


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DeapGreanDream

For a story that first appears kind of simple, there’s some pretty intense things going on. I would like to see more of this.