Short of the Week

Myth

Myth about Art in Stop-Motion
Mikey Please / 6 min / UK / 2014

Marilyn maketh. Marilyn taketh awayeth. Marilyn is trying really hard to create something good. For once, her expectation and reality are going to align. It will be epic. It will be tear jerkingly profound. It will be perfect. Nothing can go wrong.

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.

Myth about Love in Live-Action
Ray Tintori / 12 min / USA / 2013

Bill loves Jane, the pastor’s daughter. When Bill becomes a threat to the community, the pastor is forced to curse his ax.

Myth about Greed in Interactive
Evan Boehm / 8 min / UK / 2012

Tragic tale of human ambition told through an interactive diorama. *Requires a browser with WebGL*

Myth about Human Nature in Multi-Media
Floris Kaayk / 12 min / Netherlands / 2012

Limbs are on the prowl in this dark, futuristic tale based on the Tower of Babel from viral video provocateur, Floris Kaayk.

Myth about Redemption in Animation
Benjamin Renner / 4 min / France / 2012

The classic underdog takes on new meaning in this short animated in simple, graphic shapes.

Myth about Nature in Animation
Tyler J. Kupferer / 5 min / USA / 2012

Ilona is a nine-year-old girl who lives in the wilderness with her mother and father. Food is running low, and when a mysterious fox starts killing their livestock, she has no choice but to track down the strange creature in order to ensure the survival of her family.

Myth about Nature in Animation
Selina Wagner / 5 min / UK / 2012

A flock of roosting crows, black as night themselves, are threatened by the advancing shadows at dusk. They need light for protection so with the help of the Raven Chief they take a piece of the sun and use it to save themselves from the darkness.

Myth about Growth in Animation
Daniella Koffler / 7 min / Israel / 2012

The stairs of knowledge leads to the light. A curious girl in a dark world tries to reach it,
but must face those for whom light is an obstacle.

Myth about Human Nature in 3D Animation
David Prosser / 8 min / UK / 2011

Winner of our Great Film Competition, this BAFTA-nominated physics thought-experiment is beautifully hand-animated by David Prosser.

Myth about Greed in Stop-Motion
Rob Shaw / 5 min / USA / 2010

Telling tale of the dangers of human invention and the destruction it can wreak on the environment and others in this well-executed stop-motion film.

Myth about Loss in Live-Action
Benh Zeitlin / 25 min / USA / 2009

A hopeful human tale of mythological proportions shot on location in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.