Little Plastic Green Army Men Invade a Garden, Chaos Ensues

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Stop motion-animated short Plot-oon tells the violent story of an epic battle. Like Pixar's Toy Story movies, it's a comedy of scale, as bottle caps become mines and cocktail umbrellas become parachutes. The short was a collaboration between multiple creative forces: Chris ButcherIrresistible Films, 3angrymen, and Bee Everywhere, for Channel 4. 

3angrymen shares some behind-the-scenes moments on their blog. In the video below, Butcher notes, "I've never worked with army men, or on mud, and I wouldn't suggest either." 

For more films by Chris Butcher, visit his Vimeo channel.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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