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The Giant Scorpion


"There is an energy and exuberance to the film that it is impossible not to be engaged by."


is an indie sci-fi horror short movie which got over 2 million views on You Tube and is about a scorpion that became giant after the fall of a meteor. In other words: "What is better than a beautiful girl that sweetly sleeps under an ’80s issue of “Fangoria“ magazine and fights monster with a sharp katana?” :) The short movie is also a tribute to '50s movies like "The Black Scorpion" (1957). It was shot at zero budget and without any troupe, with the only help of an HD Camera and a Pc. Writing, shooting, editing, 3D modellation and animation, compositing and post-production are made by the director Andrea Ricca. Additional special effects (Sim fluids and Dynamics) are made by Giuseppe Cilli.


"Mescola sapientemente live-action e tecniche in 3D."


"Il nuovo cortometraggio sci-fi horror del regista italiano Andrea Ricca."

"La protagonista si troverà costretta a fronteggiare un enorme scorpione mutato."


"The Giant Scorpion ha ottenuto recensioni positive da importanti siti italiani e stranieri ."

"Ricca’s flicks are always lively and fun and “The Giant Scorpion” is no exception."


"Ricca specializes in incredibly well made "no-budget" 3-D and sci-fi productions."

"Un court-métrage pour rendre hommage à le classique 50's."


"Una chica hermosa, meteorito y un escorpión que muta de manera bestial, que se puede pedir más de un corto".

"Un risultato interessante e notevole per il cinema italiano indipendente".


"Continua il successo dei cortometraggi di fantascienza del regista salernitano Andrea Ricca".

"Cortometraggi che hanno totalizzato più di cinque milioni di contatti online."

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