Though most zombie-themed content nowadays have had a heavy focus on survival and community, there are still a few intriguing out-of-the-ordinary ideas that continue to refresh the age-old undead tropes. Ben Howling’s and Yolanda Ramke’s Cargo does just that. Check out more after the jump!
Official background story details can be read as follows:
“Stranded in the midst of a zombie outbreak, a father sets in motion an unlikely plan to protect his infant daughter.
CARGO marks the debut collaboration of Sydney-based filmmaking collective, DREAMING TREE PRODUCTIONS. Screened as a finalist at the 2013 Tropfest Film Festival in Australia, the film has also featured on websites such as Short Of The Week, Vimeo (as a ‘Staff Pick’), Devour and BuzzFeed, and recently surpassed 3.3 million hits on YouTube. A number of other projects are currently in development.”
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Short film for CARGO.