Short of the Week

Best of 2007

Playlist / January 23, 2008

best-of-2007

1. Inside—Multiple personalities strike again.

2. Balance—A group of men stand atop a floating platform only to find their balance disturbed by a musical box and their own greedy ambitions (claymation).

3. Badgered—All the badger wants is some peaceful rest; difficult when you’re resting over an underground missile launch site.

4. Abigail—A seemingly random set of events occur on a jet diving toward its doom.

5. She and Her Cat—A dreamy anime about a cat’s love for its young female friend.

6. Alive in Joburg—Robotic aliens attack downtown Joburg in this ultra realistic short.

7. Dog—To a child, mercy and murder can look an awful lot alike. This dark claymation tells the story of a kid and his sick dog.

8. Living in the Dark—A son’s temporary blindness bring him and his father closer in this beautifully animated short.

9. Black Button—This student film poses a difficult moral dilemma—Would you push this button for $1 million?

10. City Paradise—Learning a new city is challenging. This stylized animation takes us through the strangeness of London as witnessed by an immigrant.

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Andrew makes no attempt to hide his love for the magic art of animation. He appreciates compelling visuals but never forgets that in this modern age, a strong story always reigns supreme. You can see his work at andrewsallen.com or his latest film The Thomas Beale Cipher.
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