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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All The World’s a Stage

Hannes Rall | Germany | 2016 | 1 m 30 s An animated adaptation of the famous Shakespeare poem “All The World’s A Stage” narrated by the renowned Shakespeare actor and director Samuel West. The German Film Assessment Board Wiesbaden (FBW) has awarded its highest distinction “Seal of Approval: Highly Recommended” and  says: “With ALL THE WORLD’S …Read more »

Walking Johnnie

Johnnie Semerad | United States | 2015 | 3 m 21 s An artist puts a 3D printer to use as he creates a visual autobiography of his life.

Workhouse

Charalambos Margaritis | France | 2012 | 6 m 49 s

Thyself

Jerry Auld | Canada | 2016 | 6 m 36 s Facebook An explorer looks back on her life to realize what she has always been searching for.

The Killer Buzz

Barry Jackson | United States | 2016 | 7 m 35 s The flies compete for the love of a ladybug until things reach cataclysmic proportions.

Stone Story

Marcin Gizycki | Poland | 2016 | 5 m 10 s We are stones, eternal wanderers. We travel in space and across the Earth…

Joy! Blue Moon

John Vollmer | United States | 2016 | 3 m Music and images intertwine for a joyful experience.

Digital Romance

Michael Helmuth Hansen | Denmark | 2016 | 10:47  Facebook One cold winter evening the computer game Brutal Bullet becomes infected by a destructive virus; a virus of burning red two’s hitting the computer’s binary number system of white zero’s and one’s. Kane Skullhead, the main character of the game, can suddenly feel a beat inside his …Read more »

Artemis

Heather D. Freeman | United States | 2016 | 3 m 40 s Facebook | Twitter An (unfortunate) driver witnesses what happens to a stag’s spirit and body after it is struck by a car Cast Jeff Murphy David Smith Tyler Smith

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 »