Twenty-one films have been named for the final phase of the competition, with everything from animation and machinima creations to a live action battles and an imagining of what is essentially a trailer for a Dota 2 version of Big Brother.
The community will now vote on their favourites through the in-game client, and a winner will be announced. First place takes home a cool $25,000, with second place netting $10,000 and third earning $5,000. The remainder of the top ten will be guaranteed a $500 reward.
If you haven’t seen the entries yet, you can catch them now through the client, and for the entries that didn’t make the shortlist you can check out the longlist here.
Which Short Film is your favourite?
Header image: Flight Pattern Pictures (via YouTube)