Oscar-shortlisted for Best Animated Short The silence beneath the bark / le silence sous l’écorce by French animator and director Joanna Lurie tells the story of the beauty of snow. In a white forest, little creatures are delighted by the magical qualities of snow flakes. © joannalurie.com
A really moving night at the opera. A short film by Juan Pablo Zaramella.
'Gulp' is a short film created by Sumo Science at Aardman. A world record for the 'largest stop-motion animation set', with the largest scene stretching over 11,000 square feet.
The award-winning short The Mechanical Waltz by director and graphic designer Julien Dykmans tells the story of a puppet that does not seem to fit in, even though the strings that control his life demand that he join the rat race. On his way to work, surrounded by anonymous worker drones, he hears the beautiful sound of a violin. Perhaps this day will be different? DIRECTED: Julien Dykmans SOUNDTRACK: Amaury Bernier (via: slipperyedge.com)
(Created by director Michal Socha) (via: ufunk.net)
A mesmerizing video by Alexandre Dubosc.
A funny little short by Arthur Philippe
Special CG short from Portland animation studio HouseSpecial. Kirk Kelley, Creative Director Kameron Gates, Director From an Original Story by Allan Turner and Kameron Gates
*Written, directed, animated, edited and produced by Daniel Cloud Campos and Spencer Susser. The video recently won at Tropfest Australia 24. ᔥtwistedsifter.com
We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep. William Shakespeare – The Tempest Act 4, scene 1, 148–158 A lovely animation was made of The Tempest as part of the Shakepeare: The Animated Tales (1992) Song for today: Frou Frou – Must Be Dreaming