Nature Boy

For those of you who are still hanging in there with us… you deserve a brand new wacky cartoon by my favorite loony luchadore, Makinita …

Elk Hair Caddis

Elk Hair Caddis is another mini-masterpiece from those crazy kids at Denmark’s Animation Workshop: Peter Smith, Alice Holme, Anders …

Lipsett Diaries Trailer

An enticing trailer for Lipsett Diaries, a short directed by Theodore Ushev (Drux Flux, Tower Bawher). It’s rare to see animated imagery …

Annecy 2010 Film Selections

Let’s Pollute by Geefwee Boedoe Yesterday, the Annecy International Animation Festival announced the selections for its 34th edition, …

La Fete by Malcolm Sutherland

A sketchbook-style piece (with many funny moments) from Malcolm Sutherland whose consistently original works are positioning him as one …

Volgens de vogels by Linde Faas

I woke up this morning (this afternoon, to be honest) hating animation. Blame it on last night’s interminable ASIFA-East screening of …

The Head

I can’t help it. I love trippy stuff like this. Designer Matias Vigliano and animator Dante Zaballa from Argentina created this bit of …

Swimming by Shiho Hirayama

In Swimming by Shiho Hirayama (b. 1979), a chubby boy’s imagination transforms an awkward swim class into a magical experience. This …

“Undone” by Hayley Morris

Hayley Morris is a director and animator at Curious Pictures in NYC. Her short stop-motion animation Undone won best animated short at …

Day & Night by Teddy Newton

ComingSoon.net posted this publicity image from Teddy Newton’s Day & Night, the Pixar short that will screen in front of Toy Story 3. …

“When In The Country”

When In The Country is a stylish British public safety film from 1963. Please share if you know the studio or director responsible for …

Maybe by Sam Chou

Maybe is a sweet little, 2-minute, “Eco-piece” by Sam Chou of Toronto’s Style5 animation boutique. Chou says the work was inspired by a …

Runaway by Cordell Barker

Now online: Runaway, a popular short from last year by Cordell Barker (The Cat Came Back). And kudos to the NFB for making so much of …

PREVIEW: Slim Pickings Fat Chances

It’s not often that I plug an animated short that isn’t finished yet, but I can’t resist this time. Slim Pickings Fat Chances is an …

Descendants by Heiko van der Scherm

Writer, director, designer and modeler Heiko van der Scherm took three years to produce his CG short film Descendants. Whoopi Goldberg …

Frog in a Suit by Joe Murray

That’s a clip from Joe Murray’s Frog in a Suit, a new short film that doubles as a pilot. Here’s the set-up: Peete Moss has just moved …

Newman on Newman

Call me immature, but the combination of drawings and voices makes me laugh. It’s animated by Rob Bohn, and voiced by Bohn and Nate …

Animation ABC

I like this clever little video on animation production from Cirkus Animation out of New Zealand. It’s obviously slanted towards their …

Yulia by Antoine Arditti

I saw Yulia in Annecy last year, and now everybody can view it online at the filmmaker’s website AntoineArditti.com alongside a few of …

Animated Review of Avatar

Nobody’s come forward to claim responsibility for this elaborate animated review of Avatar. I particularly like how they (I’m assuming …

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