A collection of some of the most award winning 3D animated shorts featuring compelling stories that will touch your heart and leave you thinking. 3D animation refers to the work of creating moving pictures in a digital environment that is three-dimensional.
2012 Oscar Winning Short
After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life. In an allegory about the curative power of story, books return the favor to those who care for them.
Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mother decides to give him a present.
“The Present” is a thesis short from the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
2016 Oscar Winning Short
A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.
Set in a world where wishes are granted by mythical beings that live under fountains, an apathetic wish granter is forced to go above ground to grant a wish of love.
"Dear Alice" tells the story of an unconfident artist who must inspire a wide-eyed young girl to see the beauty in her sketch before the bus reaches his stop.
A shipwrecked fisherman is led to a dark secret within this short thriller.
*Multi-Award-Winning** CGI 3D Animated Short
After the loss of woman's baby during pregnancy, the arrival of a hand drawn bird will open the mind of this young artist for a new start.
CGI 3D Animated Short Film by ESMA
SOAR is an award-winning 3D animated movie about a young girl who must help a tiny boy pilot fly home before it's too late.
María's routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.
*Multi-Award-Winning** CGI 3D Animated Short
Scarlett is a short film depicting the inner struggle of a girl who lost a leg to Ewing Sarcoma, a bone cancer that occurs in mostly children. Amputation takes as much of an emotional toll as a physical one - especially for a child. We believe in the power of entertainment media to empower children
Deep into a forest, a gathering of wild animals start a nocturnal opera, conducted by a squirrel.
CG short film by Illogic Collective
A magical tale of friendship and loneliness, which tells the story of a little boy who one day finds a penguin on his doorstep. Although at first he is unsure what to do, the boy becomes determined to help the penguin find his way back home... Even if that means rowing all the way to the South Pole!
*Multi-Award-Winning** CGI 3D Animated Short - Winner Annecy 2009
Short Animated Film about an adorable, cocoa-drinking deer who is eager to tidy and shoveling in front of his house every day. However, there is a suspicious earthquake every night which causes the mess day by day and make unbearable our fella’s life. Between two cups of cocoa the amazing truth reveals which changes the deer’s life forever….
A great animated short story about opportunity and helping each other.
After Esra misses her train late one evening, a discarded living
Rubik's Cube tries to get her attention in an attempt to get solved.
The animated film Justino features a security guard at a mannequin factory. Since Justino works the graveyard shift, he has very few chances to interact with his coworkers. With a little bit of creativity, Justino devises ways to connect with his colleagues by using the factory’s mannequins to create situations both amusing and moving. His coworkers appreciate his playfulness each morning, and find a way to repay his generous spirit in kind.
The film is based on true story which happened in China 80 years ago, and is made in honor of the people who contributed their efforts to the fight against the WW2.
CGI 3D Animated Film by Hezmon Animation Studio
When Peter sees a girl, Robin, he thinks is beautiful running the local coffee cart, he is overcome with nervousness. He gets “butterflies in his stomach,” which only seem to increase his anxiety throughout the film. As he attempts to fend off the butterflies, he unknowingly demonstrates his persistence and strength to Robin in his quest to talk to her..
Produced at Ringling College of Art and Design by Abby Boyce
A former music-hall star of the 40s can not stand to grow old. She is ready to do anything to stay young, gradually sinking into delirium.
Produced at Supinfocom Rubika
Directed by Emma Decoster, Melanie Merny, Eglantine Vittu, Tiphaine Cordiez. Compositor : Romain Trouillet, Sound design : Sabrina Duval, Voice : Anais Delva
“A Moonlight’s Tale” is a 3D animated fairytale that tells the story of The Moon and his personal journey to overcome his fear of rejection, others' prejudices towards him, and fighting for what and who he loves.
Created by Aarif Attarwala, Ron Spivak, Elena Spina, Tony Gaeta & Andrew Noh. Soundtrack composed by Alfredo Sirica. Narration provided by Laura Bailey. Created at the School of Visual Arts 2019.
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