The 2011 feature Rise of the Planet of the Apes came as a pleasant surprise to many film fans, garnering commercial acclaim and leaving many interested to see where the story would go next. With a sequel soon announced, news emerged that the next movie would take place some time after the events of the first. Ahead of the film’s release, titled Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, a series of short films have now been released to explain what went on in the time period between the two films. The shorts can be seen below.
UPDATE: A new short, this one a documentary looking at an ape-run island, has also been released, and can be seen below.