Video games can provide rich and visually stunning settings for the creation of fan films. The collection of fan films in this list are the best of the best, both in ways of story and special effects. The following 5 films are films of this quality. Warning: Some of these films may contain violence and language.
5. Escape From City 17 - Part one/two
From the video game Half-Life comes the fan film Escape From City 17, a gritty look at the guerrilla resistance that fights the Combine and zombies in the Half-Life universe. Stunning visual effects and super accurate recreation of the universe.
Escape From City 17 - Part one 3:53 minutes long
Escape From City 17 - Part two 14:28 minutes long
4. Portal: No Escape
Portal: No Escape follows a woman waking up with no memory of where she is. Good visual effects, great music, and great ending. Inspired by Portal.
Portal: No Escape 6:58 minutes long
3. Red Vs Blue: Why Are We Here?
Red Vs Blue has been around a long time. It started back in the original Halo era and remains to this day. This was the first episode ever created and was the first series to create an actual story from video game's resources. It's full of clever dialogue and great comedic timing.
Red Vs. Blue: Why Are We Here? 2:41 minutes long
2. Modern Warfare: Frozen Crossing Pt. 1
Part 1 is the only part featured in this list because it far out preforms part 2 in terms of cinematic story telling. This short features two gentlemen killers on a mission, staring beautiful landscapes, and great cinematography. Based from the Modern Warfare video games.
Modern Warfare: Frozen Crossing Pt. 1 7:25 minutes long
1. Scout Vs. Witch: a tale of boy meets ghoul
This combination of Team Fortress 2 and Left 4 Dead uses the Steam Source Filmmaker to craft a wonderful tale of a battle of wits, strength, and courage. It's also funny and ridiculously violent.
Scout Vs. Witch: a tale of boy meets ghoul 4:41 minutes long