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'Jockstrap Raiders' Short Now Online

The award-winning CG-animated short film by UCLA MFA student Mark Nelson is now available in its entirety for viewing online.

Jockstrap Raiders

Jockstrap Raiders, the animated short film by UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television MFA student Mark Nelson, is now available in its entirety for viewing online.

The CG-animated short has received numerous awards, including the Silver Medal for animation at the 2012 Student Academy Awards.

Five years in the making, the 19-minute film takes place during World War I in Leeds, England, where a group of underdog misfits are excluded from the war due to various abnormalities. Threatened by the invading German Kaiser and his army, they must learn to become a team and overcome their deficiencies in order to save Britain, and the world.

Watch the Making Of video, below:

To learn more about the film, and view a gallery of 2D and 3D art from the production, visit

Source: Mark Nelson

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.