Short of the Week

Julia Pott


Interview / February 8, 2012

Our Award-winners take a seat at our “virtual” roundtable and offer up their thoughts on what it means to be a filmmakers today. Plus, learn about what they’re planning next.

Experimental about The End in Animation
Julia Pott / 3 min / UK / 2013

Animation star Julia Pott is back with a new work based off a poem by Tom Chivers. Tagline—Love and a severed foot at the end of the world. A Sundance 2013 short film.

Drama about Love in Animation
Julia Pott / 4 min / UK / 2011

The mysteries of the heart are front in center in London-animator Julia Pott’s examination of love, faded.

Fantasy about Growth in Animation
Julia Pott / 7 min / UK / 2012

Oscar is coming of age, against his better judgment. In doing so he must experience the necessary evil of leaving something behind, but he can still feel it in the pit of his stomach.

Playlist / March 9, 2011

You don’t need me to point out the extreme imbalance when it comes to the number of women in the film industry. Kathryn Bigelow earning the Oscar in 2010 for…

Playlist / January 7, 2013

Sundance is right around the corner, and we’re excited! For the fifth year running we will be covering the festival’s online program, this year sponsored by YouTube again after last…

Playlist / January 30, 2012

We honor the best animated short films from the past year from a variety of categories including best 3D, Experimental, Stop-Motion, Student and Traditional Animation.

Playlist / December 7, 2011

Yesterday saw the release of Sundance 2012′s short film lineup. The official press release is here for your perusal.
The lineup is lacking a bit in star power compared to…

SOTW / January 14, 2013

We are excited to announce the official Short of the Week Awards 2013 nominees! We’ve nominated the top 10 films in each of our three categories—Animation, Live-Action, and New Media—as…

Adventure about Other Worlds in Animation
Guilherme Marcondes / 10 min / Brazil / 2014

Not many people know this but every night at 3:33AM time is frozen for a moment. During what is a fraction of second to mortal eyes there is a second night, a secret one where the spirits of the city come out to play.

Drama about Decay in Animation
Eamonn O'Neill / 5 min / UK / 2012

The indignities of life add up, sometimes more than you can take. But our protagonist is fine thanks.