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Announcing Season 2 Of CB Fest: New Animated Shorts From Around The World (Trailer)

Following an amazingly well received debut season, Cartoon Brew is launching Season 2 of CB FEST this weekend.

The new season will again shine a spotlight on thrilling and exciting short-form animation filmmaking from around the globe. Starting this Sunday, October 22, at 8pm EST/5pm PST, and every Sunday afterward, Cartoon Brew will present online premieres of hand-picked animated shorts from around the globe. The films will launch simultaneously on Vimeo, Youtube, and Facebook, with additional background information about the films provided right here on the Brew.

Here’s a trailer that offers a small taste of what’s coming up:

For the new season, seven animated shorts were selected from exciting up-and-coming directorial voices in five different countries: Chile, Israel, Canada, Spain, and Switzerland. The line-up is below:

  • Sunday, October 22: Here’s the Plan by Fernanda Frick (Chile)
  • Sunday, October 29: In Other Words by Tal Kantor (Israel)
  • Sunday, November 5: I Am Here by Eoin Duffy (Canada)
  • Sunday, November 12: Lights by Alessandro Novelli (Spain)
  • Sunday, November 19: Immersion by Lalita Brunner (Switzerland)
  • Sunday, November 26: Change by Jonny Ostrem (Canada)
  • Sunday, December 3: Timber by Nils Hedinger (Switzerland)

For Here’s the Plan, I Am Here, and Timber, Cartoon Brew will co-present the premieres with the short film purveyors at Short of the Week, who will offer additional insights and perspectives on the films.

The programmer for the second season of CB Fest is Cartoon Brew’s editor in chief Amid Amidi.

  • Strong Enough

    can anyone point me to some adult animated shorts? Been watching some David Fincher and im curious if any animator has done something dark like his work

    • Jason Sondhi

      Give “Geist” and “Junkyard” a watch if you haven’t seen them.

  • excited! love the shorts posted on CB