A well conceived mix of hilarity and discomfort packaged into one very odd-mannered individual.
Bruno Bozzetto – who has produced a remarkably solid body of work, ripe for rediscovery.
Amsterdam-based animator Nigel Upchurch offered us Chirstmas Warmer, a 21st century interpretation of the Yule Log film.
Animator Aaron Long has just released a new Fester Fish cartoon – a heartwarming Christmas special.
Ok, call off the search. I’ve found this year’s best animated Christmas greeting, and it’s by none other than Cyriak!
The film, which will be animated in a colored pencil style, is “a story of love and sacrifice set in Russia.”
Brace yourself for one of the most creative animation cycles you’ll see this side of the Fleischer brothers.
Brooklyn-based filmmaker doesn’t like the holidays. But she does like felt puppets.
A fun holiday greeting from comic legend Stan Lee and his new YouTube channel World of Heroes. Two of the artists involved are Cartoon Brew Student Festival winners.
An appropriate animated short for the end of the world.
Dog In Heaven is a beautiful 25-minute animated short that combines stylized visuals with strong storytelling.
The Sundance Film Festival has announced their animated short film selections for the next edition of the festival, which will take place January 17-27 in Park City, Utah.
Carlo Vogele has a knack for imbuing inanimate objects with personality. He’s told stories with lighting fixtures, socks and now fish.
Ruocco’s film is a welcome antidote to the forced cheeriness of most animated holiday films.
Shin Hashimoto’s latest film is a dark, disturbing NSFW retelling of The Little Match Girl. Not exactly appropriate for Christmas, but so fascinating I couldn’t take my eyes off it.
Two garden gnomes meet Santa suffering from a severe stomach ache. Entering his stomach, they meet Krampus, Santa’s demonic alter ego.
Just in time for the party season, here’s a clever little short directed by Aloke Shetty.
UK animator/illustrator Oli Putland created this film, animating different styles to various found sound effects.
Winning an Oscar is supposed to be a night you’ll always remember. For Polish animator Zbigniew Rybczynski, it was a …
A Kosher hero fights off ninja pigs to save a traditional holiday jelly donut. Happy Hanukkah from Cartoon Brew!
Mike Carlo is an animator at Titmouse’s N.Y. Studio, and has been working on a bunch of his own short films…
Bert and Jennifer Klein’s independent short, produced in off hours by veteran Disney animators, is now available on DVD…
He’s not Felix and definitely not Fritz. Franklin is an enterprising cat looking for love…
No, not that Rodney King – Nelvana animator RodneyGK wrote,
scored, sung and animated this disturbingly violent music video.
London-based motion-graphics designer Adam Wells (whom we featured last month) is back with a wonderful new shortie.