Short of the Week

Claymation

Experimental about Other Worlds in Claymation
Allison Schulnik / 8 min / USA / 2014

A rhythmic ritual is performed by a bizarre ensemble of macabre figures.

Thriller about Other Worlds in Claymation

A disturbing train ride through the depths of her psychology awaits Madame Tutli Putli in this astonishing claymation that was Oscar-nominated in 2007.

Drama about Inspiration in Claymation
Mark Osborne / 7 min / USA / 2008

Stop-Motion film of great beauty tells the story of a young inventor as he deals with the corrupting influences of Capitalism, and examines the source of joy and inspiration.

Experimental about Corruption in Claymation

From post-communist Germany comes this remarkable social experiment that serves as an allegory in explaining the fall of Soviet communism—all without uttering a single word.

Drama about Loss in Claymation
Suzie Templeton / 6 min / UK / 2007

BAFTA-winning claymation explores the suffocating atmosphere in a young boy’s household, as he and his father must confront their dog’s deteriorating condition.

Satire about Life & Society in Claymation
Nick Park / 5 min / UK / 2007

Marking the beginning of Nick Park’s career (creator of Wallace & Gromit), this film features a cast of zoo animals discussing their living conditions. Did I mention it was nominated for an Oscar?