Photoshop: My psd file it's not working

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(DISCLAIMER: sorry if my english is bad but i have major problem)

Recently i was graduation work or diploma work i don't know how to call it. It's a really important task beacuse if it's done well enough u get diploma for animation.
With that being said my PSD file corrupted or to be more exact i don't have idea what happend to it's just black screen with kind static pattern red line(as shown in the screenshot).
This is important work and i'm hoping to have not lost it.  
I had 250+ layers of drawings on them and all of them are lost.
I saved my files and right after that i shutdown my computer.
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Hey Aleksander,
first try and reboot your PC again (maybe even 2 or 3 times) . If the result is the same, see if there is an update to your GPU drivers and install them.
There is a possibility that it is only a graphical glitch.
If that doesn't help, can you judge based on your psd file size if it didn't save correctly (much smaller than it was before)?
Can you try and open it on a different workstation?
If you want you can also safely upload the file somewhere and I could see if it opens here. If that is not an option, I am not sure what else to try.
Maybe someone else has more ideas:(

Good luck!
Dziga
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I have back up that is working perfectly it's just that it's and contains old work, but thank you for the response. If i can i could send you the file itself to see for yourself before it was 1.5 GB an now it's 686 prett much absurd!
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either your HD corrupted the file, or you saved it as the wrong format with a .psd extension or you quit Ps before the file was finished saving. Looks to me like corruption.
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Ah, shame. That sounds like something went wrong when PS overwrote the file from its temporary save file:/
I doubt then, that I could open it. We can still try if you want. On WeTransfer you can upload 2GB I think.
One more tip: in case you had smartobjects in your file there is a high chance you might still find some of them in the temp files (Windows: C:/Users/you/AppData/Local/Temp).
When you sort by size or date modified you might still find something in there.
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If the file is corrupted (in which i'm 90% sure) this means that i can't save it. Right? 
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Sure thing! You can send it to gg@dzigakaiser.com
I ll take a look if it opens any different here:)
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Thank you for the support i just sent you the file. Thanks again for the help!!!
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I just opened it but it unfortunately looks the same on my end. Just a locked background full black with the glitchy red in the top ;/ Sorry, that this one is lost. 
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Well bad luck for me :( Thanks for the quick responses, good communication and generally the whole help for this!
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You are welcome! I wish I could ve helped more :)