Short of the Week

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Playlist / November 23, 2011

1

Poem about Abuse in Multi-Media
Collaborative / 8 min / Canada / 2013

An internet collaborative project, animators and motion artists brought their unique styles to 20 second segments of a Shane Koyczan poem in order to speak out against bullying.

2

Fantasy about in
Colin Levy / 15 min / Netherlands / 2010

A high-production fantasy film created entirely with open source software by an international crew of animators.

3

Poem about Inspiration in Motion Graphics
Matthew Freidell / 9 min / USA / 2013

OFFLINE DUE TO COPYRIGHT CLAIM. Creative marketing agency, The Glossary, uses David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon College commencement speech to create this inspirational, life affirming visual poem

4

Essay about Politics in Motion Graphics
Jonathan Jarvis / 11 min / USA / 2009

Millions have turned to this film to understand the complexities of the economic recession explained in the simplest form.

5

Thriller about Redemption in Live-Action
James W. Griffiths / 7 min / UK / 2013

The contents of a mysterious box leads a convict to attempt an extraordinary prison escape.

6

Thriller about Perseverence in Live-Action
Todd Wiseman Jr. / 9 min / USA / 2014

In 2021, an imprisoned journalist facing execution contemplates a desperate escape attempt in order to return to his wife and newborn child.

7

Documentary about Community in Live-Action
Alan Spearman / 13 min / USA / 2012

Chris Dean’s heart stopped when he was two. When Chris was five, his father was murdered, riddled by more than 20 bullets in a gang shootout. Chris is a poetic observer with much to say about life in South Memphis.

8

Documentary about Perseverence in Live-Action
Jeremiah Zagar, Nathan Caswell / 6 min / USA / 2012

Chad Jones, athletic superstar and NFL hopeful, was brutally injured in a 2010 car crash. His journey to recovery is documented is this virtuosic short from the team at Union HZ.

9

Fantasy about Family in Animation
Jeff Le Bars / 5 min / France / 2013

Lost in the woods, A young boy makes a bloody pact with a dying wolf.

10

Experimental about The End in Photography
Chris Marker / 26 min / UK / 2012

The ground-breaking 60′s experimental film that influenced “12 Monkeys”. In the wake of WWIII Paris, a team of scientists experiment with time-travel in order to provide hope for their future.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/jasondhi Jason Sondhi

    This is the coolest thing ever. Great work Andrew!

  • Kirsten Lepore

    :)

  • http://www.andrewsallen.com Andrew S Allen

    This is a dynamic playlist based on viewer ratings, so expect it to change over time.

  • Anonymous

    ;)