Narrative Shorts: Animation 2
A second sampling of animated shorts, this time with an abstract edge.
20 Drawings, An Embrace
A fish frees itself from a sandwich and begins a journey.
José Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal, 2014, 7 min.
Arlene awakes to a very different world after an operation to remove her brain tumor.
Farouq Suleiman , U.K., 2014, 8 min.
Chit Chat Roulette
A surreal mixture of stop-motion animation and live action that shows a succession of strangers connected by webcams.
David Luepschen , U.K., 2014, 3 min.
A meditator passes through death and experiences a strange transformation.
Malcolm Sutherland, Canda, 2015, 4 min.
Durian’s facial expressions are the opposite of those of everyone else.
Yangzi She, U.S., 2015, 8 min.
An exploration of the word “festival.”
Mirai Mizue, Japan, 2015, 4 min.
A stereoscopic plunge into the guts of Paris.
Nicolas Schmerkin, France, 2015, 7 min.
A depiction of the growth stages of various organisms.
Matt Bryan, U.S., 2015, 1 min.
Hansel + Gretel
An abstract visualization of “Hansel & Gretel.”
Soyeon Kim , U.S., Korea, 2014, 4 min.
A daring portrait of a disabled man yearning for intimacy in a world that would rather ignore him.
Tony Radevski , Australia, 2015, 5 min.
Last Door South
A two-headed child who is bricked up in the family manor tries to escape.
Sacha Feiner, Belgium, 2015, 14 min.
What is this force that defies gravity?
Marko Mestrovic, Croatia, 2014, 8 min.
Life with Herman H. Rott
Herman is a rat who lives alone in his messy apartment, but one day a very tidy cat moves in.
Chintis Lundgren, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, 2015, 11 min.
A girl would like to hide in her sweetheart's anus.
Sawako Kabuki, Japan, 2014, 4 min., Japanese
An exploration of the essence of memory.
Yaya Xu, China, 2014, 5 min.
A black crow searches for its identity.
Soyeon Kim , U.S., Korea, 2015, 3 min.
Nude and Crude
A dance of lines reinvents itself with each new squiggle of the artist’s pencil.
Mario Addis, Italy, 2014, 4 min.
A man blows up his house and goes to work as if nothing has happened.
Shunsaku Hayashi , Japan, 2015, 9 min.
After waking from a nightmare, Sora follows a group of men into the city in the hope of finding her mom.
Min-ha Kim , U.K., 2015, 8 min.
That which is neglected is lost.
Tom Brown & Daniel Gray, United Kingdom, Hungary, U.S., 2015, 6 min.
Nature seeks to reclaim its domain after civilization’s crash.