A collection of some of the most award winning hand drawn animated shorts from around the world.
Traditional animation is a technique in which each frame is drawn by hand. This style was the dominant form of animation in cinema until the advent of computer animation.
A father bids farewell to his young daughter; she grows up longing for his return.
**Oscar Winner for Best Animated Short 2001 by M. Dudok de Wit
An animated telling of Kobe Bryant's poem 'Dear Basketball'.
**Oscar Winner for Best Animated Short 2018
An animated 16mm short hand-drawn on paper with crow quill ink pen.
***Multi-Award and Nominated Animated film by Hiroshi Mori
Vaysha is not like other young girls; she was born with one green eye and one brown eye. But her odd eyes aren’t the only thing that’s special about her gaze.
Her left eye sees only the past. Her right, only the future. Like a terrible curse, Vaysha’s split vision prevents her from living in the present. Blinded by what was and tormented by what will be, she remains trapped between two irreconcilable temporalities. “Blind Vaysha,” they called her.
In this metaphoric tale of timeless wisdom and beauty, filmmaker Theodore Ushev reminds us of the importance of living in present moment.
**2017 Oscar Nominated Animated Film by Theodore Ushev
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