Pod Intermedia has announced that it is teaming up with the creators of Hellyfish for a feature film adaptation of the acclaimed short, which features giant jellyfish monsters taking over the world.
“I found out about the short film on the Maxon Cinema 4D website and had to reach out to these guys to see if the rights were available. That’s how impressed I was. Matt and I saw the potential of Hellyfish right from the first frame of the short, and Patrick and Robert were open to getting it made into a feature. We all speak the same language: high-concept on a budget. To us, this is a no-brainer,” said Jones, Pod Intermedia’s CEO.
“We were very excited to learn that Pod Intermedia shares our vision for Hellyfish the feature, and we’ve had a lot of fun developing the concept with them. This partnership is exactly what we need to capture our big fish story in all its absurd outrageous glory,” says Patrick Longstreth, Hellyfish co-creator. “Honestly we couldn’t be happier. Opportunities to create something like this are why we get into filmmaking. We had A LOT of fun making the short film and can’t wait to channel that same ridiculous energy into a feature-length epic.”
Check out the short here…
As yet, there’s no word on a planned release date for Hellyfish, but cameras are expected to start rolling later this year.
Via: Dread Central