Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Short Film Prequels Released

With Dawn of the Planet of the Apes set to hit U.S. theaters on July 11, 20th Century Fox have teamed with Motherboard to produce a series of short films that take place in the space between Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

You can check them out below, along with a brief description for each.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes stars Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis, Keri Russell and Judy Greer.

Amidst a widespread viral outbreak known as the 'Simian Flu,' a mother is quarantined after testing positive for the virus, leaving her husband and daughter to fend for themselves.

Five years after the Simian Flu all but wiped out humanity, an orphaned teenage girl survives by bartering things she has stolen from dead people's homes.


The journey of a shotgun through the hands of several ill-fated owners as the 'Simian Flu' ravages the world around them.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes present this ambitious short film directed by "thirtytwo" in a series inspired by the ten years between The Rise and The Dawn Of The Planet of the Apes