Indie quarantine animation Indie quarantine animation

Here on Cartoon Brew, we鈥檝e been paying close attention to how studios are continuing production during lockdown. But independent artists have been just as enterprising, using this period of isolation to try out new creative ideas.

Below is a sample of indie lockdown animation that we鈥檝e enjoyed. These shorts come from countries around the world, spanning from the U.S. to Ghana. Some provide comic relief; others reflect the gravity of the time. Some aren鈥檛 even about the coronavirus at all.

If you want to show us something you made entirely under quarantine, send it to news (at) cartoonbrew (dot) com

Faunae by Papaya Queen:

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Curtis by Alex Salsberg:


Wash Ya Hands by Mike Royer:


Music video for Lion On Tiger鈥檚 鈥淟ove Angle鈥 by Diego Cumplido:


Isolated Stories: Fair and Square by Justin Jones:


I Miss My Friends by Kevin Temmer:


Wash Your Hands and Stay Safe by Ghana鈥檚 Riddlemations Studios:


鈥淎AAGH!鈥 by Amy Winfrey and Peter Merryman, as part of the series Hooray for Hell.

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