Yellow Cake

Three years in the making, and it looks damn good. Yellow Cake by Nick Cross – read his production blog and watch it here:

Kurt Vonnegut’s Rules

Kurt Vonnegut’s eight rules for writing short stories. With a few modifications, they also serve as a nice set of rules for makers of …

Meddlen Meddows

Another cartoon Dennis and his Dad won’t be seeing on TV. From Cartoon Network’s aborted Cartoonstitute program, created and directed by …

Lui Lui in Amelica by Vera Wing Lui

Lui Lui in Amelica is a thesis film project by Chinese-born Vera Wing Lui, who graduated this year from University of the Arts in …

Danger Planet

For several hours over the weekend, 14 Cartoonstitute shorts were posted on You Tube. Monday morning they were all gone. However, one of …

“Meatwaffle” by Leah Shore

Leah Shore just graduated from RISD. This is her thesis film. This is either genius or nonsense. I’ll let you decide. It’s NSFW.

Combo by Blu and David Ellis

Chances are you’ve seen this film on every other site this week, but Combo, the latest work by Blu (Muto) and David Ellis is an epic …

Pasta For War

Pasta for War is a “1930s war propaganda film made to seduce naive rigatoni to join the fight against being eaten”. Dirtected by Zach …

“Chainsaw Maid” by Takena Nagao

Chainsaw Maid has gotten a fair share of play this year, but I thought it deserved a bigger shout out here on Cartoon Brew. The idea to …

Pa-NO-Rama by Diego Zucchi

Pa-NO-Rama is a delightful example of how a film can communicate a meaningful and funny message in one minute flat and leave the viewer …

A Yom Kippur PSA

A Yom Kippur Public Service Announcement from Jake Rosenbaum is a film by Scott Roberts & Daniel Klein. Roberts is an artist, animator, …

tEEf tuNG by Charle Huettner

tEEf tuNG, a drama between teeth and tongues, is directed by Charles Huettner with music by Matt Cragle. Charles regularly posts fun …

Insert Coin by Vurup

Vurup is a team of animation students working together in Buenos Aires, who have created their first short film called Insert Coin. The …

Fruitless Efforts

We’ve highlighted the talented filmmakers at MAKE, the animation studio out of Minneapolis Minnesota, before. And as long as they keep …

Capobianco’s Leonardo begins screening

Pixar animator Jim Capobianco’s long awaited hand-drawn short film Leonardo will screen this weekend for Academy Award qualification. You …

The Cat Piano by Eddie White and Ari Gibson

We’ve mentioned Eddie White and Ari Gibson’s stylish short The Cat Piano on the Brew several times before. They’ve just posted the entire …

“A Nose” by Mordi Gerstein

WOW! A real rarity today. It’s A Nose, an animated short from 1966 directed and designed by Mordi Gerstein (who prior to this had worked …

A Couple Cool Time-Lapse Pieces

You’ll never look at an apple the same way again after Ecological Apple, an unsettling experimental piece by Swedish artist Andreas …

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