The in game trailer film for the Icarus survival game on the Steam platform
agency: Rocket Werkz
director: Dan Sumich
producer: Amy Neave
Director and writer Dan Sumich makes use of symbolism and metaphor and presents them in a stark and moody atmospere in this film for the Icarus opening cut scene. A survival game based on the planet Icarus, four light years from Earth, players must fend off the elements and local inhabitants in order to thrive, collect, build and survive. Then and only then will they have the opportunity to discover wealth beyond their wildest dreams. Below the surface of Icarus there are desposits of rare metals that can make a fortune for their keeper.
Originally thought of as a titles sequnce, Dan took this basic premise for the game and delivers us snap shots of scenes from the film, intercut with symbolic shots. Where success, health, wealth, greed, death and peril are juxtaposed, often within the same image.