Little Plastic Green Army Men Invade a Garden, Chaos Ensues

Stop motion-animated short Plot-oon tells the violent story of an epic battle.  

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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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.

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