[dropcap size=big]W[/dropcap]hen a woman wakes up in a room with no memory of who she is or how she got there, the only thing on her mind is how to Escape . Portal no Escape is set in the world of the Portal video games created by Valve Software. This Short film was completed in August based on the popular video game Portal. Director: #Dan-Trachtenberg Director of Photography: #Keith-Dunkerley Composer: #Mike-Zarin Editor: #David-Trachtenberg
Behind the Scenes
Trachtenberg has directed commercials for Lexus, Nike, and Coca Cola. In April, 2008, he joined Tight Films, for which he collaborated with Matt Wolf on an alternate reality game forHellboy II: The Golden Army."
He directed the internet show, "Ctrl+Alt+Chicken."
On August 23, 2011, Trachtenberg released the short film, Portal: No Escape. Based on the video game, Portal, the film drew more than one million views within its first day onYouTube. Within two months, the number of viewers surpassed six million.
On October 13, 2011, slashfilm.com announced that Trachtenberg would be directing a science fiction action heist film for Universal Pictures and writer Chris Morgan (Wanted, Fast Five, 47 Ronin)