Little Plastic Green Army Men Invade a Garden, Chaos Ensues

More

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.

Via Vimeo Staff Picks

Jump to comments

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

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

Video

Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

Video

A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Video

What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

Video

Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Video

Just In