Short of the Week


Online Program Student Films / July 8, 2011

6 new animated shorts have come online to the Gobelins YouTube channel, representing the graduation work of its 3rd year students at the Paris campus. The name “Gobelins” may…

Playlist / October 14, 2010

France is quietly taking over the next generation of storytelling with stunning films from schools like Gobelins and Supinfocom that can stand up to Pixar’s classics.

Playlist / September 9, 2014

The celebrated French animation film school GOBELINS, l’ecole de l’image has just released a brand new batch of nine beautiful and stylized animated shorts online via their Vimeo and YouTube…

Adventure about Childhood in 3D Animation

This ethereal animation from Gobelins tells a familiar story of losing one’s innocence

Comedy about Love in 3D Animation

Two star-crossed octopuses put their tentacles on the line to save each other from a tasty demise.

Drama about Love in 3D Animation

I can’t know, since I don’t live in France or know any French animators, but in my mind I like to believe that there is an epic rivalry between the…

Romance about Community in Animation

One man always on the move will have an encounter that puts into question everything he knows.

Action about Friendship in 3D Animation

Your traditional student animation chase scene—Dutch-style. Evidently this means copious amounts of drugs and psychedelic imagery!

Fantasy about Crime in Animation

Oswald the bunny did something terrible, and together with his friends they must do all they can to ensure no one ever finds out.

Documentary about Beauty in Animation
Bastien Dubois / 11 min / France / 2010

The Oscar-nominated animation about a journey across the geographic and cultural landscape of Madagascar.

Sci-Fi about Love in Animation
Andreas Salaff / 6 min / USA / 2010

70′s-era hand-drawn animation about an aging inventor’s struggle to find his way home.

Fantasy about Growth in Animation

Nostalgic yet dark, sexy but absurd, this lovely and unique animation about a young Hong Kong girl, her oft-absent lover and a jealous octopus slowly wraps its tentacles around you.

Dramedy about Love in 3D Animation
Wong Wei Jian / 6 min / Malaysia / 2009

A pair of window mannequins play out a calamitous scene of love on a small stage.