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Sticky: a short animated documentary by Jill Rose

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By Jilli Rose in Video on Wednesday 17 October 2012

I was possessed this year by the story of Lord Howe Island’s stick insects; it’s so gripping I’m compelled to tell it to everyone. Since I’m an animator, once I ran out of people to tell, making a film was the obvious next step. The result? Sticky! a short animated documentary, and a love song […]

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Mac ‘n’ Cheese: awesome short animated film

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By Mike Harrison in Video on Friday 9 September 2011

I love short animated films. I could watch them for hours. This particular one was made by four students from the Utrecht School of Arts in the Netherlands within a time-frame of five months.

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Kinetic: a short animated film

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By Ricardo Cook Martins in Video on Thursday 12 May 2011

Have you ever wished you could go back the last few minutes of your life? To say something different, to do something you should have done? Travis found a way.

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Fear of Flying: brilliant animated short by Conor Finnegen

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By Andy Martin in New Film on Monday 12 August 2013

The brilliantly talented Conor Finnegen finally released his short Fear Of Flying online recently and it’s worth the wait. A great story about a bird who tries to avoid heading south for the winter lovingly created with a mix of puppetry and animation.

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Paperman: A heart warming animated short film

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By Annie Churdar in New Film on Friday 15 February 2013

When was the last time you sent a paper airplane love letter to a complete stranger? Well, maybe you should take a hint from Paperman and try it out. It seemed to work for him. Paperman is a short film that came about when director John Kahrs began to wonder if his interactions with strangers […]

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Brave New Old: an animated short by Adam Wells

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By Adam Wells in New Film on Saturday 1 December 2012

Brave New Old is my first animated short. The intention was to create a different kind of storytelling with 3D animation: a mechanical storytelling. It’s been great having it in festivals, but I have always been most excited about putting it online for the world to watch.

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Sub!: an animated short by Jesse Schmal

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By Franck Deron in New Film on Thursday 8 November 2012

This is a ridiculously brilliant animated short film by Jesse Schmal. ‘An Italian piazza is invaded by an unlikely… invader’. Classic animation style, irreverent humor meets Soviet nostalgia.

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The Last Train: a gorgeous animated short by Giant

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By J. Cooper in New Film on Tuesday 20 March 2012

I met these boys a few weeks ago in a creative meeting talking shop. Four Irish lads with far too much animation talent for a country of only four million. They call themselves simply Giant. Check out their gorgeous animated short, The Last Train, which to me just reeks of future success on all levels. […]

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Awesome Indonesian animated short film

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By Heidi Alamanda in Video on Monday 9 January 2012

I recently caught this short animation entitled Pada Suatu Ketika (Once Upon a Time), created by Indonesian LaKON Animasi. In it, bajaj (auto rickshaws) transform into a big Transformers-type robots and stomp amid Indonesian food stalls and traditional markets. It was so well done that the audience initially mistook it for the trailer for an […]

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Lost and Found: an award-winning animated short film

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By Brooke Holm in Video on Friday 11 November 2011

If you appreciate ridiculously good picture books, or are somewhat obsessed with them like I am, Oliver Jeffers’ work is what you need to see. His beautiful watercolour illustrations mixed with stories that make you wish you were five years old again are nothing short of remarkable. To make matters better, his acclaimed book, Lost […]

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Don Hertzfeldt’s award-winning animated short REJECTED

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By Stuart McBratney in Video on Friday 14 October 2011

Chances are that many of you have affected a high-pitched voice and uttered the phrase, ‘My spoon is too big!’, much to the knowing chuckles of your awesomely cool friends. For those unacquainted with Rejected by animator Don Herzfeld, prepare to laugh your black and white socks off.

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The Head: hand-drawn animated short

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By Zolton in New Film on Thursday 7 April 2011

Featuring art and composition by Matias Vigliano, and a bouncy musical backing by Ariel Gandolfo, this hand-drawn animation is simply amazing.

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The Head animated short

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Friday 5 March 2010

Not to be confused with the MTV Oddities series of the same name, this short by Argentine artist Matias Vigliano features some really nice hand-drawn animation.

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The Black Dog’s Progress animated short

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Friday 11 September 2009

Stephen Irwin (not to be confused with the Crocodile Hunter) made this great animated short which tells the story of an abused dog via a series of looping flipbooks.

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Dark Noir: the first 3D animated film from Brazilian illustrator, Rafael Grampá

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By Lost At E Minor in New Film on Thursday 20 March 2014


We’re always excited by new creative initiatives that push the boundaries a little and reveal new perspectives on old techniques. The short film, Dark Noir, does just that. It’s the first 3D animated film from acclaimed Brazilian illustrator, Rafael Grampá, and the product of #NextFrame, a collaborative project between Absolut, Grampá, and online users from around the world.

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