Animation

Animation is the process of making the illusion of motion and change by means of the rapid display of a sequence of static images that minimally differ from each other. The illusion—as in motion pictures in general—is thought to rely on the phi phenomenon. Animators are artists who specialize in the creation of animation.

Animation can be recorded with either analogue media, a flip book, motion picture film, video tape, digital media, including formats with animated GIF, Flash animation and digital video. To display animation, a digital camera, computer, or projector are used along with new technologies that are produced.

Animation creation methods include the traditional animation creation method and those involving stop motion animation of two and three-dimensional objects, paper cutouts, puppets and clay figures. Images are displayed in a rapid succession, usually 24, 25, 30, or 60 frames per second.

U.S. and foreign films

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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1916

Oscar Lewis | United Kingdom | 2015 | 4 m An old man remembers the last time he saw his father, walking with him to the train station in rural England. This short film was made to mark the centenary of men with families being conscripted to the army in 1916 during WW1.

The Polar Bear Story

Suisei Hoshii | Japan | 2013 | 11:41 A story that takes place at the far northern edge of the world, the North Pole, surrounded by ice‥ It was an entrance to a wondrous land. Brother and sister polar bears, Tomato and Nasu live in the brutal cold near the North Pole, at the edge …Read more »

Crackpot

Alex Bernas | United Kingdom | 2016 | 3 m Going out on the town can make you lose your head Viewing Instructions

After Meteor’s Trail

Delphino S. Huang | United Kingdom | 2017 | 1:40 An animation tribute to advancement of technology, and spirit of exploration. Producer Delphino S. Huang

Hitler Relodead

Tobias Bieseke | Germany | 2013 | 17 m Everything begins with a small revolution in Russia, where in a dark corner in the Kremel´s basement the skull of man by the name A. Hitler turns up. Since the Germans demanded repatriations of looted pieces of art, the heads of the Kremel figured that it was the …Read more »

Laymun

Catherine Prowse, Hannah Quinn | United Kingdom | 2017 | 4:42 The story of a gardener in a Middle Eastern war zone, fighting the destruction around her with life-giving plants Cast Catherine Prowse Hannah Quinn

Like Dad

Jiyeon Jung | United States | 2014 | 3 m A big painter wants to focus on his artwork more than anything else. But his mischievous 4-years-old daughter loves him terribly and wishes to be with him every time. Finally, she causes a huge incident which pisses him off. Cast Thomas Duong Jiyeon Jung Viewing Instructions

Requiem for Greed

United States | 2017 | 38:00 A spoof on the recent financial crisis narrated by Adam Smith and Karl Marx. Writer Eugene Salganik

La Soup (The Soup)

Nicos Synnos | Cyprus | 2016 | 11 m A man has two chickens. When one chicken gets ill the man kills the healthy chicken to make a soup for the ill. This is a story that inverts our stories about priorities and superiorities…. and scratches at the thin line between love, life and nonsense. …Read more »

Don’t f With Me

Fiona Percival | Australia | 2016 | 16:43  Facebook | Twitter Over a thousand teenagers helped make this film by sharing their experiences. It’s voice acted by girls from all over the world who auditioned on Facebook. It’s about getting fucked up, fucked and fucked over and its called dont f with me. Writer Gemma …Read more »