Short of the Week

Kirsten Lepore

Adventure about Identity in Stop-Motion
Kirsten Lepore / 10 min / USA / 2009

A cupcake escapes a city of sweets and is marooned on an island of vegetables where he learns to reform his destructive ways in this tasty stop-motion from the talented Kirsten Lepore.

Fantasy about Life & Society in Stop-Motion
Kirsten Lepore / 11 min / USA / 2014

A girl journeys through a vibrant, pulsing, macrocosmic landscape, but a precipitous incident compels her to venture up a mountain in an attempt to save herself.

Dramedy about Friendship in Stop-Motion
Kirsten Lepore / 5 min / USA / 2010

Separated by the sea, a unique duo pass along details of their lives through a bottle. An elegiac animation of minimalist perfection.

Festival Online Program Web Competition / June 16, 2011

Palm Springs! We are very close to the arrival of North America’s most important film festival dedicated to shorts. I know not everybody follows the festival scene, and I…

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 / December 26, 2010

Showcase of the 10 best short films from 2010—animation, action, drama, sci-fi—watch them all.

News / October 9, 2010

Vimeo has achieved an impressive evolution over the last couple of years from simply one of dozens of simple user-generated content sites (UCG) into a powerhouse short media destination…

Essay about Love in Stop-Motion
Carlos Lascano / 3 min / USA / 2009

A girl daydreams of a life lived in love.

Drama about Love in Stop-Motion
Christopher Kezelos / 5 min / USA / 2012

A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life.

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.