A Friendly Mutant Searches for Signs of Life in This Post-Apocalyptic Short Film

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Sometime in the wasted future, a four-eyed fellow has only his dog for companionship—which is fine most of the time, but it sure is a lonely existence. When the pup digs up a radio that somehow still works, the duo embarks on a journey to see who or what might be sending a signal.

Jared D. Weiss’ Transmission is plainly drawn but surprisingly expressive (having all those extra eyes helps), and its eerie, static-y soundscape does a lot to set the desolate, “last monster standing” mood.