We’re not sure there’s any filmmaker who’s more exciting to watch right now than Neill Blomkamp, whose new Oats Studios venture has allowed him to step outside the studio system and crank his own creativity up to eleven.

When a visionary artist like Blomkamp is fully unleashed and unrestrained… it’s something to marvel at.

Following the Sigourney Weaver-starring Rakka is Blomkamp’s brand new Oats Studios short Firebase, which brings literal Hell into the Vietnam War. Bending the fabric of space-time, the insanely ambitious short introduces a whole new war enemy in the form of the River God, a hellish beast who has the power to raise the dead.

Set during the Vietnam war, FIREBASE follows American soldier Hines through an ever-deepening web of science fiction madness.

Steve Boyle, Nic Rhind, Robert Hobbs and Tyler Johnston star in the short.

Check it out below: