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hog & fog

Check Out Jared D. Weiss’s “Hog & Fog”

by Peter Paltridgeon November 17, 2017
What’s animator Jared D. Weiss up to these days? How about oval-shaped pigs and sentient clouds? We’ve featured work by Weiss here before — you may remember the two shorts featuring a white smiling blob named Brazey; they were both by him. He was also responsible for “Transmission,” a full-length short that played in over […]

Ginerva – Life After Death

by Greg91on November 10, 2017
  Ginevra is an animated short inspired by the unfinished poem “The Dirge” by poet Percy Shelley. The short follows a mother after her daughter is murdered. Through this tragedy, she discovers there is more to life after death than she ever imagined. “The Dirge” poem was based on the legend of Ginevra degli Almeiri, […]

My Life as a Zucchini

New York International Children’s Film Festival Announces 2018 Call for Entries and Special Award for Stop-Motion Animation

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2017
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 FESTIVAL SPECIAL AWARD FOR STOP MOTION ANIMATION AND CALL FOR ENTRIES SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE OSCAR® – QUALIFYING FESTIVAL NYC EVENT TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 18, 2018 October 27, 2017 – New York, NY For 20 years, the New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival […]

Soggy Flakes Premiering at Montreal Stop Motion Festival

by Greg91on September 15, 2017
The short film “Soggy Flakes” will premiere at the Montreal Stop Motion Festival on September 16th. Written, created and produced by The Affolter Brothers from Foreshadow Films, “Soggy Flakes” tells the story of rejected cereal mascots who are struggling to accept the fate of their once popular cereals. This animated short is a pretty amusing […]

Mei The Climatologist Rises And Shines In Overwatch’s Animated Short

by Alex Beanon August 24, 2017
In the newest animated short from “Overwatch” entitled “Rise and Shine”, Mei the climatologist has been cryogenically frozen and finds some disturbing news upon awaking – Overwatch has been disbanded and she may be the last surviving scientist at Ecopoint: Antarctica…      

Bri’ n Chris – A Four Year Journey

by Greg91on August 14, 2017
Writer/director Michael Wakelam started creating the short film “Life of Bri’ n Chris” over four years ago as a passion project. With a limited team and an almost non-existent budget, the eight-minute short took a very long time to create. Fortunately the team’s enthusiasm for the project helped drive them to complete the project. The […]

Luke Chueh Animated Shorts in Development with Munky King

by Greg91on August 14, 2017
Artist Luke Chueh is working with the toy designer company Munky King to produce animated shorts based on his work. Munky King has already worked with Chueh to create toys based on his art for a decade now. Development company Tiny Giants is a part of the project that is bringing his art to life, […]
brazey

Brazey Is Back, With A Message

by Peter Paltridgeon August 1, 2017
A few months ago we posted an animated short called “Brazey,” by Jared D. Weiss. It was a cute, largely improvised short about a little dancing white guy. We’re pleased to report Weiss has returned to Brazey’s world with a follow-up, which you can watch below. The last time we saw Brazey he was living […]

Oscar Nominated Shorts 2017

Review: The 2017 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

by slaion February 23, 2017
This year’s animated shorts, presented in theaters and online by ShortsHD, features mostly a somber mix of animated tales with just the one exception from Pixar. There was also another R-rated short among the nominees, which again was screened last for the younger audience to leave beforehand. I’m not sure this year’s mix would entertain […]

Check Out This Animated Short: Mad Circus

by Peter Paltridgeon December 30, 2016
You’re dropped right into the middle of the action in “Mad Circus,” a short starring an old train conductor whose vessel is having a few….problems. Where is he? Who is he? Why are trains flying? This short does not tell a complete story, but instead drops you into the climax of one and lets your […]