Aliens Unleashed: My Animated Aliens Fan Film

I didn’t plan this, but in the spirit of the new Alien movie, I have finished my animated fan film Aliens Unleashed. I have worked on it all by myself for over a year with only the help of my cast for the characters using XNALara models and animating them in Blender and getting public domain songs and sound effects from YouTube and other places. It is finally done and I’m glad. And there are more fan films to come. My Friday the 13th reboot will be my next project, and then I will return to Aliens with my sequel to Unleashed, Aliens Apocalypse

After the events of Aliens (retconning Alien3 and Alien Resurrection) Newt and Hicks returned to Earth to find Ripley has disappeared and the company denied everything. 30 years later, Newt and Hicks have moved to a new colony to move on with their lives. Only to discover that Weyland-Yutani has dug up the Derelict ship and harvested the eggs breeding lots of Aliens in a secret lab near the colony. The Aliens have been unleashed and it’s up to Newt to lead the colonists to safety or they will suffer the fate of LV-426.

Hope you enjoy.

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My Animations

I decided to take this time to show you the animated films I’ve been working on for awhile. I recently discovered a series of programs that would allow me to bring my Aliens, Predator, Aliens vs. Predator, Terminator, and Friday the 13th fan fictions to life. It has brought me so much joy and I am so excited to do it. I wanted to show you the short films I’ve been working on:

Aliens Reunion

This is an animated pitch film I made to promote my idea of an Aliens series told with Newt, played by Summer Glau, along with Ripley, Hicks, and Bishop kicking Alien ass.

Predators Alternate Ending

This is an adaptation of an idea I heard about from the original Predators script, I thought it would be cool to do. The original script for Predators called for Arnold Schwarzenegger, but he was unavailable, so they wrote him out. If you haven’t seen Predators, I advice you not to watch it.

Alien vs. Predator: Stowaway

This is based on a script I wrote as part of an Aliens, Predator, Aliens vs. Predator animated anthology. Just a simple story of a Predator leaving after his hunt only to discover an Alien got on his ship and the two battle.

And these are just some test animations I did to practice and introduce new ideas.

Xenomorph Crossbreeds

I’ve been thinking about something interesting. Despite the fact that I loath Alien 3, there is one thing I thought was kind of interesting. See, in Alien 3 and the AVPs, they introduced the idea that the Aliens can take features from the host.┬áIn Alien 3 the Alien spawned from a dog and had dog hind legs and in the AVPs there was an Alien that spawned from a Predator, the Predalien, that had dreadlocks and maniples.

I don’t think this thing was limited to Alien 3, I think it was actually Ridley Scott’s idea, because in the Alien commentary he said, “I think that if an Alien landed on a ostrich, it would come out looking like an ostrich.”

So I thought, why don’t they do more of that. For example, what if there was an Alien that spawned from a condor and had wings, or an Alien that birthed from a bull and would have horns.

Reminds me of the Kenner Alien toys they had, some of them were practical, some weren’t, like say a crab Alien or a praying mantis Alien. There were also different species of Aliens in Colonial Marines: the Raven, the Crusher, the Spitters, and the Boilers. But that game gave no explanation of where they came from or what purpose they served.

This is a video I made, I recently got into animation and these are some models I customized to show you the potential of Alien crossbreeds. I got Aliens that spawned from a condor, gorilla, snake, bull, panther, dog, and an Alien that was supposed to appear in Prometheus, the Ultramorph, an Alien that spawned from an Engineer/Space Jockey.

On a side note, there’s another Alien creature I’ve seen in video games called the Praetorians, Alien royal guards.

My Praetorian

I think it looked interesting and could be a nice addition to the series.