A group of kids just can’t get enough of a donkey’s unique ability in this hilariously warped animated short by Ben Meinhardt. The minimal, but gut-busting premise reminds us of Marv Newland’s classic Bambi Meets Godzilla.
A young and hungry fox learns that there is more than meets the eye in the supernatural forest that it calls home. Gravity Falls and Star vs. The Forces of Evil storyboard artist Sabrina Cotugno made this cute short film when she was a character animation student.
(PG-13: Language) Javier Chillon tense science fiction short film takes place aboard a spaceship packed with human cargo in cryogenic stasis. The ship’s skeleton crew decides to wake a critical team member when the ship’s engines malfunction, and a terrible truth is revealed.
From a spark, or a lifelong itch? From nothing, or anything? From the world, or from within? Andrew Norton farmed answers from both kids and accomplished adults – including David Lynch, Susan Orlean and Ray Barbee – and made neat accompanying visuals for each one.
Michel Gondry is known for his playful use of in-camera effects in films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and videos like Let Forever Be. His short film about a lost tricycle features the same sensibility, while doubling as a promo for the iPhone 7 Plus’ moviemaking capabilities.
As philosopher Albert Camus said “Life is a sum of all your choices.” In Kingdom of Something’s lighthearted short, they provide some stats about how much of our lives we spend performing everyday tasks, and some of the figures might help you better allocate your time.
“Why the scorn? Why the surprise? Everything that’s born must die, and it isn’t I who made the world that way.” In this animated short, filmmaker Nina Paley retells God’s tenth plague on Egypt from the perspective of Death itself. A feast for the eyes and ears.