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Media Design School films make the cut at YouTube’s Your Film Festival

Two Media Design School student short films are vying for victory at the YouTube Your Film Festival and they need your votes to get them from top 50 status to top 10.

Dr Grordborts Presents: The Deadliest Game and Das Tub will get to screen at the 2012 Venice Film Festival if that happens, where a grand jury including director Ridley Scott will decide on the overall winner.

Nonetheless, making it this far out of 15,000 entries is no mean feat.

The two films were both created by advanced 3D students during the final stages of their qualification with minimal funding and the support of industry contacts.

Dr Grordbort Presents: The Deadliest Game (2011) is based on the sci-fi world created by Greg Broadmore, a senior concept artist at Weta. The great hunter Lord Broadforce and his loyal manservant Caruthers have returned to Venus to gather more exotic wildlife specimens, much to the horror of reporter Miss Middlesworth.

Dr Grordbort Presents: The Deadliest Game from Media Design School on Vimeo.

Meanwhile, Das Tub (2010) is a submarine “drama” starring Craig Hall (Outrageous Fortune, 30 Days of Night and King Kong). The crew of a German U-boat find themselves on a collision course with objects stranger than they can fathom.

Das Tub from Media Design School on Vimeo.

Visit youtube.com/yourfilmfestival to vote. You can vote once a day for each video.