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The Dust Seeker

An immersive apocalyptic tale about survival.


‘The Dust Seeker’ by Olli Huttunen is a breathtaking post-apocalyptic short film that takes the audience on an intense and captivating journey of survival. The 3-minute film follows a lone survivor on a seemingly endless pursuit for shelter amidst a sandstorm. Olli Huttunen’s superb animation brings the post-apocalyptic world to life, immersing the audience in the character’s struggle for survival. Dialogue is omitted throughout – which aids the theme of isolation.

Sebastian Pangal’s ‘The Grand Chopin Nocturne’ serves as the heartbeat of the entire film, adding to the suspense and tension that unfolds. The music perfectly underscores the intense visuals, creating a truly immersive experience for the viewer. The use of Unreal Engine in the film is particularly noteworthy, as it adds a sense of realism to the animation. The attention to detail throughout the film is superb, with the visuals and sound design perfectly complementing each other to create a truly cinematic experience.

‘The Dust Seeker’ is a brilliantly crafted short film that takes an already well-worn post-apocalyptic genre and elevates it to another level. The storytelling is tight and well-paced, with the stunning animation and music working flawlessly together. ‘The Dust Seeker’ will leave audiences wanting more, as it succeeds in transporting them to a world that is as unsettling as it is mesmerizing. Highly recommended.

The Dust Seeker Short Film


Runtime: 3 min
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