Watch: 'Godzilla' Director's Short 'Factory Farmed' Made in 48 Hours

May 15, 2014
Source: The Film Stage

Factory Farmed

Tonight you can catch some early screenings of Godzilla at pretty much every theater playing the monstrous remake from director Gareth Edwards this weekend. But before you check out his first blockbuster, secured after people saw his impressive sci-fi indie Monsters, go back two years before his indie debut to check out this short film created for the Sci-Fi London 48 Hour Film Challenge. The film is titled Factory Farmed, and in addition to being developed, shot and edited in 48 hours, it had to include a clear bottle with red or green liquid and the line of dialogue, “I am required to carry out this task until completion: your orders do not override anything.” How did Edwards do it? See for yourself below!

Here's Gareth Edwards' short film Factory Farmed via The Film Stage:

Godzilla, being directed by Gareth Edwards (of Monsters), comes from a screenplay written by Drew Pearce, Max Borenstein and Frank Darabont. The cast is lead by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, with Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe and Juliette Binoche. An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures are sending Godzilla stomping into theaters May 16th this summer. Viral site: MUTOresearch.net.


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He did a lovely job with his film but have a look at how stiff the competition is now 6 years on. Its become so popular full production teams now take part in the hope of being recognised. http://www.sci-fi-london.com/48-hour-film-challenge Blatant plug, but here's my entry which made the top 20 list. https://vimeo.com/92093123

Mr Chatterbox on May 15, 2014


I really like this. Gareth Edwards is very talented. I hope he has a long career.

DAVIDPD on May 15, 2014


Why have a comments section if you delete them?

Mr Chatterbox on May 15, 2014


I just caught Godzilla last night, bloody awesome!!

Chewwie Bukka on May 15, 2014


He deletes comments? What a woos.

Bassil on May 15, 2014


1st time I have seen it and really impressed, especially the work he did with doubling the actor in that space of time. Here was our entry from this year: http://vimeo.com/m/92019292

WushuChild on May 15, 2014


I would Greenlight this for a feature

Eric Wilson on May 16, 2014

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