I snagged this video and the text from another blog, repurposed, by Joe Archer of Ball State University . He wrote it so well, I can't improve on what he said, so I am reposting his comment word for word.
trailer was made by Fede Alvarez, a producer from Uruguay who uploaded a
short film to YouTube and now has been offered a 30 Mil. dollar
hollywood contract. The contract was sponsored by director Sam Raimi,
whose credits include the Spiderman and Evil Dead films. Alvarez's short
film "Ataque de Panico!" (Panic Attack!) featured giant robots invading
and destroying Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay.
It was made on a budget of $300 (£186).
So far it has had more than 1.5 million views on YouTube.
impressive feat just goes to show how much technology is bringing
communication to the masses. Prior to the past five years, this would
not have happened. There is a specific space being created with
opensourceing and 'do it yourself' software like Youtube, which is
breaking the hierarchy of society. Interesting. Space is allowing