An NFB classic that uses the rare form of animation known as Pinscreen. An artist, is absorbed into his painting, leading him on surreal exploration of the mind.
The genesis of the Don Hertzfeld cult is this beloved stick-figure animation of an earnest guy who is consistently struck down by unsympathetic women.
A friendly, handmade puppet takes on a life of its own in this horrific hand-drawn animation by Patrick Smith.
From post-communist Germany comes this remarkable social experiment that serves as an allegory in explaining the fall of Soviet communism—all without uttering a single word.
Often we can’t appreciate something so close to us until it’s taken from us—such is the case in this film when as a young boy, Thomas, temporarily loses his sight.
Quirky British comedy about a crook who finds himself trapped in the home of a person away on holiday.
The brilliant Miyazaki brings to life a beautiful story of two small heroes and their pursuit to free a young angelic girl.
A Q&A with animator, Tony Comley about his film, Abigail, inspiration for work, and upcoming projects.
Fluid collection of thoughts and moments strung together around the theme of desperately searching for something you’ve lost—all while on a plane that is nose-diving.
This doctor has her work cut out for her as she struggles to resolve the conflicting voices inside the chaotic mind of a patient with multiple-personalities.
“Literary trailer” for the book by the same name, this short, produced by “Children of Men” director Alfonso Cuarón, mixes archival footage as well nifty motion graphics to dramatize the book’s thesis.
A fun experiment in live entertainment with a surprise that more than pays off the slow buildup.
Wes Anderson gives us a glimpse into the dysfunctional relationship between a hotel hermit and his ex-girlfriend served up with Anderson’s no lack of quirkiness.
BAFTA-winning claymation explores the suffocating atmosphere in a young boy’s household, as he and his father must confront their dog’s deteriorating condition.
A tired badger battles with a pair of noisy crows for peaceful rest, but inadvertently falls into a much bigger mess when an underground missile station is placed underneath the badger’s dwelling.
Guy Maddin uses the chaotic format of an old Russian propaganda film to tell a symbolic story about science, love, and the heart of the world.
A kaleidoscope of national symbols and sounds highlight the tension between America and the Islamic world.
The young filmmaker struggles to write his masterpiece in this film that comically combines the story of Shakespeare in Love with endless Star Wars references.
Would you press this button for a million dollars? What happens when you press it? A classic moral dilemma unfolds.
Glimpse into a surreal, poetic construction of Emmanuel Ho set in beautiful black and white—darkness and desperation never looked so good.
A dream to fly turns dangerous as our young heroine is dragged into a new world only to be saved by a kindly witch. Sound familiar?
Magnetic and often amusing retro-futurist film of dogs flying in slow-motion to the music of artist Vitalic.
Just another day at the High Times Editorial Office where real work is always difficult to accomplish and employees are fired for passing their drug tests.
A Japanese transplant finds herself in the cold heart of a gloomy and uninviting London. But there’s more that lies beyond the surface…
Kristian Boruff documents how he found himself in the odd position of designing obscure puzzles that combine technology, pop culture, and history for a small but rabid base of fans.