Short film and commercial director Ruairi Robinson has been attached to a few studio projects over the past year or two, notably one incarnation of Warner Bros. live-action Akira remake. His last big project was the ‘killer robot’ short Blinky, which you can see here.

Now he’s got a new project brewing that will feature effects from WETA. If sales work out for The Last Days on Mars at the American Film Market, the film will shoot next year based on a script by Clive Dawson. The film follows the discovery of a predatory life form on Mars by a research team that is only hours away from leaving the planet to return to Earth.

A press release with a few more details is after the break. Read More »

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One of the high-rated scripts on the recently-released Brit List was Clive Dawson‘s The Animators, which deals with “a crew of astronauts picked off one by one by a malevolent force.” Now the script is moving into production with acclaimed short filmmaker Ruairi Robinson directing. Read More »

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