Every so often we come across some beautiful and unique animated shorts online that truly deserve to be seen by as many people as possible. If you ever find yourself wondering where the future employees of Pixar, Dreamworks and Disney are going to come from, look no further. Some of these shorts have been online for a year or two but many are new to us and I suspect some may be new to you as well.
Directed by Ercan Bozdogan and Mikkel Aabenhuus Sorensen
Captain Awesome isn’t feeling all that “awesome” today.
Childhood of a Circle
Directed by Kadavre Exquis
A sweet coming of age story.
Out of the Forrest
Directed by Tobias Gundorff Boesen
Brilliant, sad and beautiful, featuring music by The National
Directed by Toniko Pantoja
An inspired thesis from a student at Calarts, (birthplace of most of the folks at Pixar).
Directed by J. Ambron, A. Aramini, A. Belbari, G. Poitel and Y. Vincent.
Definitely a favorite of ours, somebody give these people a contract, we want a feature!!
Pangea- The Neverending World
Gorgeous and hilarious, we sure have come a long way, haven’t we?
Directed by Lisa Allen, Bernie Warman and Shaofu Zhang
This one was nominated for a Student Academy Award, you’re about to see why!
Directed by Sven Martin
a funny new spin on the old “damsel in distress” tale.