Machinima Releases Live-Action Short Inspired by ‘Deus Ex’ Video Game

/ Mar 26, 2014

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Machinima routinely serves as the home for independently produced series and short-film content tied to popular video games, films, and comic books. Most recently, the company released “Enormous,” a short film inspired by the graphic novel of the same name, which it hopes to turn into a full-length action series.

Now we have another independently produced short film, “Deus Ex Human Revolution,” written and directed by commercial director Moe Charif.

The short, available on Machinima Prime, is inspired by the video game “Deus Ex Human Revolution,” the third installment in the popular “Deus Ex” franchise from Square Enix. The film doesn’t completely follow the game’s narrative, instead opting for more of a thematic link by focusing on the relationship between Adam Jensen, the mechanically augmented protagonist of “Deus Ex,” and his ex-girlfriend, a scientist who heads cybernetic augmentations.

Charif also stars as Jensen, who founded Dcode Films, which has done commercial work with the likes of Turner Broadcasting, Ritz-Carlton, and Royal Caribbean.

Cast includes Liannet Borrego, Shayna Nicole E’orio, and Antoni Corone. Charif and Giovanni Mancini produced.

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