"An unknown producer from Uruguay, Fede Alvarez, shelled out about $300 to create a cool video of a robot invasion in Montevideo, the capitol of Uruguay. The four-minute short, "Ataque de Panico!" (Panic Attack) features ginormous (but slow-moving) weapon-wielding robots that blow stuff up."
The amateur director ended up with a YouTube mailbox full of movie deal proposals.
Read the story here.
Here's the $300 clip... pretty nice.