Pigeon: Impossible is an awesome little short film that I caught a while back it played at the Austin Film Festival — well, by caught I mean that I skimmed right by it as I blasted through screeners of short films on my way to judging the Student Short Films category. And unfortunately, this brilliant little short by first-time director Lucas Martell wasn’t in my category, and it was unfortunately passed over.

Then like all great pieces of work, it stuck around and reemerged this week over at Laughing Squid, a site I read daily. They posted a YouTube embed of the short, which follows a rookie secret agent who faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase.

You can watch the short below, and find more at PigeonImpossible.com. You can also follow Lucas Martell, who spent 5-years animating it, on Twitter at @LucasMartell. I’m not sure what you think about it, but I’d say that this short shows incredible promise.

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