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If you’re looking for an existing property on which to base a short with the potential to blow up online, then transposing a video game to live action is probably the most potent springboard you can find. We’ve seen Dan Trachtenberg elevate the fan film genre in Portal: No Escape, Machinima’s recent Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn be lauded a success and even SXSW get in on the act with their trippy take on Mario. The latest film to do its gaming roots justice is RISE, Russian born director Gevorg Karensky’s take on the rubber burning, dirty dealing franchise Grand Theft Auto: More »