Short of the Week

Adventure

Adventure about Loss in 3D Animation
Kristian Andrews / 3 min / UK / 2014

During a ‘Let’s Play’ review of his favorite ’90’s computer game, a man tells the story of losing the love of his life and why, yesterday, he got punched in the throat.

Horror about Other Worlds in Animation
Late Night Work Club / 38 min / USA / 2013

Late Night Work Club, a collective comprised of the most promising minimalist animators on the internet, releases their first project—an omnibus of shorts that tell stories from the great beyond.

Adventure about Human Nature in Multi-Media
Kibwe Tavares / 18 min / UK / 2013

Jonah is a big fish story about the old and the new, and the links and the distances between them. A Sundance 2013 short film from the heralded creator of “Robots of Brixton”.

Adventure about Other Worlds in Multi-Media

The true story behind how the Miami Heat won the NBA title in 2012 despite one of their star players being an interstellar prince who was called away to do battle with evil foes bent on finally making the Internet completely useless.

Adventure about in Animation

The harmonious life of a woman living in nature is disrupted by the arrival of a hunter.

Epic about Other Worlds in Stop-Motion
Bradley Schaffer / 7 min / USA / 2013

This 100% hand-made, action-packed short film tries to keep up as a Texas Sheriff hilariously massacres a race of clumsy aliens. Insane badassery to the nth degree!

Epic about Other Worlds in Live-Action
Martin Rosete / 10 min / Spain / 2013

A conflicted narrator leads the viewer through three extreme situations that are actually the same…Will you survive?

Myth about Inspiration in 3D Animation
Darragh O’Connell / 10 min / Ireland / 2013

An old explorer close to freezing in the Arctic re-lives the events that brought him there in the first place.

Adventure about Friendship in Animation
Minkyu Lee / 15 min / USA / 2013

CURRENTLY OFFLINE—A Disney animator ventures out on his own to create this beautiful Oscar nominated short about two creatures who were made for each other.

Adventure about Life & Society in 3D Animation
David R. Christensen / 5 min / Denmark / 2012

The Animation Workshop brings us a fully-realized world with strong visual metaphors about the pressures of responsibility.

Adventure about Growth in Animation
Kadavre Exquis / 3:28 min / France / 2012

Nostalgia drips from this warm and fuzzy tale that harkens back to the Saturday morning cartoons of the 70′s and 80′s.

Adventure about Other Worlds in Stop-Motion
Tom Jenkins / 3 min / UK / 2011

When everyone leaves for the night, the objects in the office take over the computers to experience the outside world in this stop-motion animation powered by Google Street View.

Adventure about Other Worlds in Flash Animation
Mike Roberts / 6 min / Canada / 2011

A man takes a ride through the afterlife with four rockabilly musicians in this rich animation featuring music by The Sadies.

Adventure about Love in Stop-Motion

When the bookstore closes, the characters on the book covers come alive in this collaboration between designer Olympia Le-Tan and filmmaker Spike Jonze.

Adventure about Growth in Animation
Delphine Dussoubs / 5 min / France / 2011

A young monkey, initiated by his master, will pass his transition to adulthood. He will have to fight fire, metaphor for his fear of growing up, by taming the sound of the sacred djembe, symbol of independence.

Adventure about Human Nature in Animation
Dylan White / 3 min / UK / 2011

A son recounts the legend of his father, an avid hunter whose collection lacked only one mythical beast…

Adventure about Art in Animation
Léo Verrier / 8 min / France / 2011

A man can take on elements of fine art that he eats, in this deliciously well-designed French animation.

Adventure about Nature in 3D Animation
Chris Perry / 11 min / USA / 2011

In the dry desert the only water supply is under siege by an unlikely crew of saboteurs.

Adventure about Conspiracy in Collage Animation
Andrew S Allen / 10 min / USA / 2011

Professor White is close to cracking the notorious, unsolved Thomas Beale Cipher, purported to hide the location of a fortune in gold in this animation by site founder Andrew S Allen.

Adventure about Friendship in Animation
Pendleton Ward / 8 min / USA / 2010

Cartoon pilot for all ages that blends sharp writing with stylistic characters into perhaps the coolest cartoon series in recent years.

Adventure about Childhood in 3D Animation

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

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Adventure about Other Worlds in 3D Animation
Shane Acker / 10 min / USA / 2009

The most acclaimed student work of the decade is this post-apocalyptic CG action short out of UCLA, which won the director the right to adapt it to the big screen.

Adventure about Nature in Animation
Erick Oh / 8 min / South Korea / 2009

A dung beetle sets out to roll his prized find back along the long road home.

Adventure about Perseverence in Stop-Motion
Tomas Mankovsky / 3 min / UK / 2009

A fun, simple story of a man’s adventure getting home all animated in life-size, stop-motion with real people and bizarre objects.

Adventure about Loss in 3D Animation
Marc Craste / 13 min / UK / 2009

Love traverses all obstacles in this award-winning animation about a circus performer and a lone admirer who hopes to free her.