Short of the Week

3D Animation

Experimental about Nature in 3D Animation

The sun and moon meet on a rare occasion in this grand celestial love story animated in beautiful black & white 3D.

Fantasy about Inspiration in 3D Animation
Brandon Oldenburg, William Joyce / 14 min / USA / 2012

The Oscar-nominated film + app about a man’s magical love for books that put the beloved Moonbot Studios on the map. *UPDATE: The filmmakers have removed the free version, but you can purchase the film on iTunes for $1.99

Drama about Corruption in 3D Animation
Thomas Beg / 8 min / UK / 2011

Enjoy this innovative and gripping literary adaptation, a graduation animation from UCA Rochester.

Sci-Fi about Other Worlds in 3D Animation
Jesús Orellana / 10 min / Spain / 2011

Absolutely Stunning. Is it from SQUARE? PRODUCTION I.G? No, the most perfect realization of the anime-style in 3D comes from a single young animator out of Spain.

Comedy about Nothing in 3D Animation
Peter Peake / 4 min / UK / 2011

When talented directors at the famous Aardman Animations studio are given free reign, they come up with crazy stories like this one about a dinosaur who’s good at math.

Fantasy about Revenge in 3D Animation
Sune Reinhardt / 4 min / Denmark / 2011

A late night driver’s collision with a deer in the headlights takes a strange turn in this painterly 3D animation.

Action about Desperation in 3D Animation

Maximall means maximalism in this outrageous and gorgeous chase film that assaults your eyes.

Experimental about Greed in 3D Animation
Lior Ben Horin / 4 min / Israel / 2011

A runaway train barrels through an every-changing abstract landscape in this experimental animation from the Bezalel Academy.

Action about Nature in 3D Animation

A night on the town turns deadly for three sentient plants, escaped from the botanical garden they called homed.

Fantasy about Love in 3D Animation

An ode to Disney “Princess” films, this 2010 Supinfocom short whimsically applies fairy-tale conventions to a modern romance gone stale.

Fantasy about Loss in 3D Animation
Marius Herzog / 12 min / Germany / 2011

German student Marius Herzog produced this incredible and lush gothic animation as his graduation film in 2009.

Action about Friendship in 3D Animation

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

Comedy about Perseverence in 3D Animation
Rob Silvestri / 4 min / Canada / 2011

Ormie the Pig is desperate to get the cookies on top of the fridge, but is constantly stymied, in this modern day slapstick.

Experimental about Human Nature in 3D Animation
Alessandro Bavari / 8 min / Italy / 2011

Metachaos is a multi-disciplinary project from accomplished, ambitious, Italian artist Alessandro Bavari, which includes a photo-set, mixed-method paintings and this short film, an 8min assault on the senses

Drama about Loss in 3D Animation

A creator’s puppets must struggle to carry on after their master is gone. A bizarrely moving animation from Supinfocom students.

Drama about Love in 3D Animation

A boy, new to the neighborhood, falls for the older girl next door is this wonderfully expressive Dutch student animation.

Sci-Fi about Politics in 3D Animation
Kibwe Tavares / 5 min / UK / 2011

Architecture student Kibwe Taveres filters a vision of a robot uprising through the lens of history, blending high grade CG with archival footage of the 1981 Brixton riots.

Fantasy about Nature in 3D Animation
Fabian Grodde / 6 min / Germany / 2011

In the quiet of the forest, Firebugs secretly amass for worship only to fall victim to a foe pulling the strings in this realistic CG film from Germany.

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.

Horror about Conquest in 3D Animation

You may like having a good lunch in a quiet place as a park… But what if your lunch doesn’t?
In the street everyone can hear you scream, but honestly who cares?

Drama about Life & Society in 3D Animation
Matthias Hoegg / 7 min / UK / 2011

In the future, technology may change, but the patterns and routines of daily life stay constant—until we disrupt them.

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.

Dark Comedy about Nothing in 3D Animation
David OReilly / 17 min / Germany / 2011

Enter the disturbing world of David OReilly (Please Say Something) for a spin into low-poly, subconscious madness.

Western about in 3D Animation
Bo Mathhorne / 9 min / Denmark / 2011

The Grim Reaper waits patiently as the residents of a small western outpost turn on one another in this student film from The Animation Workshop.

Action about Desperation in 3D Animation

Forbidden love sets off a wild chase between a deer-headed teenager and his girlfriend’s hunting father in this illustrative, action-packed film from Supinfocom students.