Make a robots attack short film for 300 bucks and put it on YouTube.
How did he do it for only $300? Maybe making it in Uruguay had something to do with it.
The film (Ataque de Panico!) was uploaded to YouTube last November, and Fede Alvarez started receiving offers from studios almost immediately. He's now going to make a science fiction feature with the help of a $30 million Hollywood contract and Sam Raimi.