Short of the Week

Animation

Adventure about Perseverence in Animation

All houses have a story, some have an adventure

Comedy about Other Worlds in Animation
Péter Vácz, Attila Bertóti / 16 min / Hungary / 2014

One of the best animations of the year, Rabbit and Deer are living happily and careless until their friendship is put to the test by Deer’s new obsession to find the formula for the 3rd dimension.

Adventure about Family in Animation
Yulya Aronova / 6 min / Russia / 2014

Life’s a breeze when your mom is an airplane! Yulya Aronova’s Annie-nominated short film is child-like innocence and wonder epitomized.

Documentary about Survival in Animation
Tom Schroeder / 6 min / USA / 2014

Marcel survives the bird flu, alcohol, sleeping pills and his son Max. Though blinded in one eye, he remains the King of Tervuren.

Comedy about Growth in Animation
Robert Grieves / 6 min / UK / 2014

The idyllic world of two artisan stallholders is invaded by a devious fast-food vendor whose devious methods provoke life changing events.

Dark Comedy about Identity in Animation
Iria López / 8 min / UK / 2014

As the only pig in his family, José starts to come to terms with his identity when a new neighbour moves in next door.

War about Survival in Animation
David Adler / 19 min / Denmark / 2014

Two Danish soldiers serving in the German military in 1916 during World War I are stranded in a bomb shelter on the Western Front.

Drama about Conquest in Animation
Nathan Campbell / 2 min / USA / 2014

Aquaphobia: a persistent and abnormal fear of water.

Adventure about Loss in Animation
Eoin Duffy / 6 min / Ireland / 2014

On a quest to find his missing scarf, Albert the squirrel unearths problems far beyond his own.

Documentary about Family in Animation

When did you last talk with your father? Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you?

Romance about Love in Animation
Felix Massie / 10 min / UK / 2014

Christopher Gray has been in love with Stacey for quite some time, and no amount of lemonade can cool his desire. Meanwhile, Barry Flint has just bought his son a five-foot python from the pet store.

Comedy about Other Worlds in Animation
Rory Kerr / 4 min / UK / 2014

Two mischievous aliens attempts at earth manipulation yield curious and unexpected results.

Comedy about Family in Animation
Gervais Merryweather / 9 min / UK / 2014

When his daughter Betty is left in his care for the day can Fredrick Frinklesworth and Wall Street survive the mayhem that ensues?

Drama about Human Nature in Animation
Ed Chen / 2 min / USA / 2014

An animated short film about the nature of humans, envy and the violence we see in society.

Adventure about Growth in Animation
Miguel Jiron / 7 min / USA / 2014

A young boy travels with his family to Nicaragua. When the boy fails to roll his r’s, his imagination takes over.

Documentary about Love in Animation
Freddy Arenas / 2 min / USA / 2014

Tim and Sarah McEown never saw their 22-year age difference as an obstacle in their relationship, until Tim had a heart attack.

Drama about Life & Society in Animation
Mak Ying-Ping / 8 min / UK / 2014

A man becomes a social outcast when he refuses to give up breathing.

Fantasy about Growth in Animation
John Lee / 4 min / Canada / 2014

A young boy fears the onset of puberty and his imagination takes over.

Adventure about Other Worlds in Animation
Guilherme Marcondes / 10 min / Brazil / 2014

Not many people know this but every night at 3:33AM time is frozen for a moment. During what is a fraction of second to mortal eyes there is a second night, a secret one where the spirits of the city come out to play.

Silent about Community in Animation
Kristof Babaski / 6 min / Poland / 2014

An extroverted mouse battles censorship in this restored 1957 Polish animation.

Adventure about Identity in Animation
Natalia Mirzoyan / 8 min / Russia / 2014

An independently minded ant defies his colony and dedicates his life to pursuing his dreams.

Documentary about Life & Society in Animation
Amy Enser, Drew Christie / 4 min / USA / 2014

A homeless teen describes his challenges and celebrates the triumph of his creative self.

Dark Comedy about Revenge in Animation
Jacob Streilein / 4 min / USA / 2014

A teacher’s life quickly spirals out of control after young Sid claims to have seen a man in the woods.

Drama about Friendship in Animation
Eamonn O'Neill / 10 min / Ireland / 2014

SotW Award winner Eamonn O’Neill (I’m Fine Thanks) returns with his graduation film from the Royal College of Art.

Comedy about Crime in Flash Animation
Martin Woolley, Tom Gran / 5 min / UK / 2014

Set in a prison for criminally poor writers, a gang of cons get ahold of the script to their own lives and attempt to re-write it in order to make their escape.