A staff of 40+ filmmakers and VFX artists have launched a 7-min movie impressed by The Last of Us, and it’s fairly unbelievable.

Titled ‘Stay,’ the movie tells the story of two survivors journeying by a ruthless world in hopes of making it to the Santa Monica Pier. We contemplate the movie spoiler free however in case you’re nervous about potential spoilers, X out now.

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“Written and directed by Compositing Supervisor and Hollywood VFX artist, Joshua Toonen (Godzilla vs Kong, Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker), this film is our first photorealistic glimpse into the brutal, zombie-infested universe until the upcoming release of the official HBO TV show starring Pedro Pascal,” reads a press launch. “The Infected are brought to life in bloody, skin-crawling detail by visual effects and video game industry professionals. Seven separate film locations and 100+ VFX shots flesh out the bleak, decaying atmosphere and expand upon the environmental storytelling from the game.”

Over 40 worldwide forged and crew members banded collectively to make Stay, which was filmed in Wisconsin through the pandemic. The press launch additional reveals that the staff used matte work depicting decay and destruction to match the in-game world. Additionally, Clickers had been created utilizing fashions from the precise sport.

One of the characters, The Corpse, is an unique design created by character artist Juras Rodionovas. The movie additionally sought inspiration from idea artwork by Santiago Betancur.