A collection of the most award winning 2D animated shorts creating movement in a two-dimensional space. This includes characters, creatures, FX and backgrounds. The illusion of movement is created when individual drawings are sequenced together over time.
2013 OSCAR WINNING ANIMATED SHORT BY JOHN KAHRS
An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention.
Animated short by Cindy Yang
Street vendors are ready to open for business, students are eating lunch at school, and commuters are trying to squeeze onto the crowded MRT. Everyone is busy, except one person…
An Irish grandmothers unexpected departure from her lonely life.
The film tells the story of a lonely Irish Grandmother called Alma. Faced with the prospect of yet another Christmas without her emigrated Family, Alma is at an all time low.
This almost tragedy quickly turns into a comedy as the universe conspires to bring her closer to her family than she could ever have imagined.
Written and directed by Aoífe Doyle, produced by Pink Kong Studios, Departure has been screened at over 50 festivals worldwide, picking up multiple Honours and winning Best Comedy at the Dublin Animation Film Festival and Children's Jury Award at Encounters 2018.
"A married cat-dog couple of cupcake bakers dream of opening their own bakery. One day their oven breaks and they have to postpone their dream in order to earn money and replace it. Somewhere down the line, they drift apart from their dream and from themselves." --- "Here's the plan" ("Este es el Plan") is a 18-minute CG animated short film from Chile. Directed by Fernanda Frick and financed by the National Council of Culture and Arts, it took almost 2 years of work and a talented team of 32 professionals to finish it. It had it's World Premiere at Nashville International Film Festival and it's national premiere at Festival Chilemonos 2017..
The animated story of one of the millions of war children, got screened on over 240 film festivals in 52 different countries and won 44 awards worldwide.
An Oscar®-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.
Set on the open ocean in 1900, Age of Sail is the story of William Avery (voiced by Ian McShane), an old sailor adrift and alone in the North Atlantic. When Avery reluctantly rescues Lara, who has mysteriously fallen overboard, he finds redemption and hope in his darkest hours. Directed by ACADEMY AWARD-winning filmmaker John Kahrs. Produced with Chromosphere and Evil Eye Pictures.
Breathtaking, fantastic and inspiring short film which explores the theme of love through expressive figure drawings and contemporary dance.
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