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Multiplex 10: The Animated Short is an award-winning animated comedy centering on the lives of the movie-loving and customer-weary staff of the Multiplex 10 Cinemas. Kurt is an usher, pining for that special someone to share his love of horror movies. The newest hire, Jason, is a film snob who just needs a freakin’ job. Despite their differences, the pair will make fast friends — unless they kill each other first.

Multiplex 10 is also screening at film festivals and select theaters. For more information about where you can see Multiplex 10 on a big screen, check out our Screenings and Awards page.


A Chase Sequence and Strangewaze film, Multiplex 10 was directed, executive produced, and animated by Gordon McAlpin. The short film co-written by McAlpin and Dana Luery Shaw (Echo Chamber, Classic Alice), based on the comic strip Multiplex created by Gordon McAlpin. The cast includes Gordon McAlpin, Tom Brazelton, Dana Luery Shaw, Aiyanna Wade, Javier Prusky (Halt and Catch Fire), Joe Dunn, and Chris Rager (Dragonball Z, Borderlands 2). Tangelene Bolton (American Zealot, Jem and the Holograms) composed an original score.

“Fucking awesome. Such a great slice of movie culture.”
— Michael Moreci (author, Black Star Renegades)

★★★★★ “MULTIPLEX 10 is a must-watch for any film buff.”
— The Daily Fandom

  • Official Selection, We Like ’Em Short Animation and Comedy Film Festival 2018 (Baker City, OR)
  • Official Selection, Palm Springs International Animation Festival 2018 (Palm Springs, CA)
  • Best Web Series, Monmouth Film Festival 2018 (Red Bank, NJ)
  • Official Selection, FilmQuest Film Festival 2018 (Provo, UT)
  • Best Animation Short–Diamond Award (Feb. 2018 Bi-Monthly Competition), Mindfield Film Festival (Albuquerque, NM)
  • Best Web Series, GeekFest Film Fest: Long Beach Comics Expo 2018 (Long Beach, CA)
  • Best Web Series, GeekFest Film Fest: Long Beach Comic Con 2018 (Long Beach, CA)
  • Best Web Series, GeekFest Film Fest: HawaiiCon 2018 (Big Island, HI)


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