Short of the Week

Collage Animation

Experimental about Human Nature in Collage Animation
Christine Hooper / 5 min / UK / 2014

Four in the morning, crapped out, yawning.

Documentary about Loss in Stop-Motion
Gemma Green-Hope / 3 min / UK / 2014

A granddaughter celebrates the life of her ‘Gan Gan’ by telling the story of her colourful life.

Experimental about Life & Society in Collage Animation
Kelly Sears / 8 min / USA / 2011

The mysterious events at a 1970′s high school are revealed between the pages of an old yearbook in this animation from collage veteran, Kelly Sears.

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.

Documentary about Human Nature in Collage Animation
Jonas Odell / 13 min / Sweden / 2010

A triptych of personal stories recounted in the first person, Lies is a remarkable and profound series of animated vignettes dramatizing “lies”—ones we make to strangers, ones we tell to those we love, and the ones we use to convince ourselves.

Fantasy about Beauty in Collage Animation
Joaquin Baldwin / 3 min / USA / 2010

Spanish for “Origami”, Papiroflexia is the tale of Fred, a skillful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands.

Experimental about Crime in Collage Animation
Osbert Parker / 8 min / UK / 2010

Wild ride through cut and pasted scenes in a mashup of old Hollywood and miniatures.

Poem about Life & Society in Collage Animation
Bruce Alcock / 3 min / Canada / 2009

Beautiful yet brash poetry of Canadian Al Purdy colorfully animated with crude painting and yellow flowers.

Music Video about Family in Collage Animation
Giles Timms / 2 min / USA / 2009

A young boy gets lost on an outing with his family and comes back to find decades have past.

Documentary about Life & Society in Collage Animation
Laurie Hill / 7 min / UK / 2009

The humorous requests received at a photographic archive are the fodder for this splendid animation.

Branded Film about Life & Society in Collage Animation
Run Wrake / 6 min / UK / 2009

Stock footage resource Veer teams up with found-illustration animator Run Wrake to create this bizarre world where a giganticator turns a city upside down.

Experimental about Childhood in Collage Animation
Dominic Bisignano / 7 min / USA / 2009

Bisignanoanimation uses a multitude of techniques to illustrate a humorous narrative account of one boy’s fear of AIDS circa 80′s America.—A Sundance 10/10 film: now online

Drama about Loss in Collage Animation
Tony Comley / 7 min / UK / 2007

Fluid collection of thoughts and moments strung together around the theme of desperately searching for something you’ve lost—all while on a plane that is nose-diving.

Documentary about Inspiration in Collage Animation
Kristian Boruff / 6 min / USA / 2007

Kristian Boruff documents how he found himself in the odd position of designing obscure puzzles that combine technology, pop culture, and history for a small but rabid base of fans.

Dark Comedy about Greed in Collage Animation
Run Wrake / 8 min / UK / 2007

Famed animator Run Wrake remixes vintage children’s sticker illustrations into a bizarre fable about greed and the balance of power.