Traveling Between Worlds With A Snorkel in "Leap"

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I love this mysterious teaser trailer for short film Leap, which is about the dangerous side of travel between parallel worlds. The concept design is beautiful, and the mundane-looking snorkel gear adds an odd sense of menace.

Filmmaker Dan Gaud says he shot the whole thing in two days with a RED digital camera (the same camera that Peter Jackson uses for his work, and which was used to shoot District 9). The short film will be 6 minutes when complete, and Gaud says:

It's a story about a guy that discovers that he can travel between two parrallel worlds, but travelling between the two worlds has deadly consequences.

He's hoping to show it at festivals and get support to do a feature-length film that he says isn't "as epic" as Leap, but is still a superhero story on a small scale. Looking forward to seeing Leap when it's available as the full short next month.

Full interview with Gaud via Joke and Biagio