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Hollywood deal after Panic Attack video put on YouTube


A producer from a small Uruguayan firm has been offered a $30m contract after uploading an animation video to YouTube.

Fede Alvarez's short film "Ataque de Panico" (Panic Attack) featured giant robots invading and destroying Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay.

The movie will be sponsored by director Sam Raimi, whose credits include the Spiderman and Evil Dead films.


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