A collection of the best animated short films from around the world today.

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  • TONIGHT short film watch, 2min., Animation/Music Video

    3D animated music video of the song TONIGHT from the animated musical RUNAWAY CRICKET created by Martine Gaudissart.

    Director Statement

    I am a visual artist. I have worked as a...

  • V short film watch, 4min., Animation/Music Video

    .. love fairy tale situated on undefinite time ,an research for an ideal harmony between woman and the man ..

    Writer/Director: Silvano Perozic

  • AUBREY GRUMP short film watch, 1min., Animation

    "Some people are only happy when they're not."

    Creator: Mike Dietz

    Music by Robert Dietz

    Director Statement
    We all know someone like Aubrey... maybe we even see a little bit of Aubrey i...

  • REBIRTH short film watch, 12min., Animation/Environmental

    Rebirth: Intended to foster environmental climate change awareness by children, Rebirth is A Child’s Environmentally-Friendly Fairytale -- a 12-minute animated musical sui...

  • ANA MENDIETA short film watch, 4min., Animation/Experimental

    "Ana Mendieta if" (2023) is a 3D animation, riveting cinematic homage to the influential Cuban-American artist, Ana Mendieta. This film masterfully traces the trajectory of her pioneering work in performance art, e...

  • THE WAYDRELAND MERMAID short film watch, 2min., UK, Animation

    Perched on a rocky outcrop, a lively tavern entices revellers from the port of Waydreland, whilst a storm draws in.

    Created by Alan Robert Howcroft

  • THE NOTORIOUS NETWORK short film watch, 8min., Animation

    After receiving an unexpected package, a group of sub-par villains is tasked with watching what the mysterious box contained, a baby.

    Created by Sam Aria

    Cast: Reed Noel, Peter Wilson, Dom Boon

  • MEMORY DREAM MAN short film watch, 2min., Animation/Experimental

    A man caught between his memories and his dreams.

    Created by David H. Fein

  • REQUIEM. GENERATION. BREAKER short film watch, 7min., Animation

    After a father witnesses a murder, Myck, and his family become targeted by an inter-dimensional demon.

    LISTEN to interview with filmmaker:

    Director/Writer: Derwin A Hayden

    Writer: Nova Pena

    CAST: Walker Meyn, De...

  • GROWNUP short film watch, 5min., Animation/Family

    A peculiarly precocious boy whose perfectly well-adjusted life comes to a halt when his long lost father returns to make amends.

    Written & Diercted by Jee Kim

    Voice Overs: Brad Avenyou, Nicholas Contreras, Boston Mullen


  • ENFOLD short film watch, 4min., Experimental/Animation

    Mysterious figures dance within a shrouded, watery world of textures. Hidden images reverberate with accompanying sounds of glass harmonica.

    Directed by Steve Socki

    Music by Gary Chang

    BIO of director:

    Steve Socki is an independent animation artist and an associate professor at DePaul Univer...

  • POGO IS BORED 2 - BULLY - Watch Award Winning Short film. 4min., Australia

    Pogo and best friend Flower are always in search of something new to do. They love to help others in need and are very keen to jump in with innovative ideas to do so.

    Created by Richie Valentino

    Cast: Nicole K...

  • I STILL LOVE YOU short film, 4min., USA, Animation/Romance

    This is a story about a young couple that has recently ended their relationship. They are seeing the same therapist and are talking about their feeling towards each other after their break up.

    Directed by Jose E. Juarez

    Animated by Eduardo Juarez jr

    Cast: Daniel Alvarez, Brissa Ortega


  • CROW'S PEAK, 5min., USA, Animation/Comedy/Horror

    Drake and Frank learn a valuable life lesson after being invited to a party.

    Director Statement
    Why did the chicken cross the road? Because it was fleeing the KFC. Why did the coyote cross the ro...

  • CRITICAL COMPONENT short film, Animation/LGBTQ+

    A short film about a young robot with a defective part, trying to find their way in the world.

    Directed by Derek Frederickson

    Music: Mike Dicillo

  • caprice x2 short film, 4min., Animation/Experimental

    forms and gestures, situations over a copy (is_t) existance. marks and notes happening while light resounds.

    Directed by Claudia Ungersbäck

  • PASSAGE short film, 2min., Australia, Animation/Experimental

    A surreal and expressionistic animation. A painted female figure steps through a doorway, undergoing a surreal exploration of body and identity, whilst being confronted with distortions of herself. Digitally painted frame by frame animation.

    Produced by...

  • Yours Faithfully Edna Welthorpe (Mrs) short film, 5min., UK, Comedy/LGBTQ+

    Multi award winning and BAFTA nominated director Chris Shepherd (Dad's Dead, The Ringer) directs a short animation in tribute to Joe Orton (Entertaining Mr Sloane, Loot) to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Voiced by Alison Steadman (Gavin and Stacey, Abigail's Party) and Robin Sebastian (H...

  • PLASTICPOEMS short film, 2min., Canada, Animation/Experimental

    Two concrete poems come to life via animated text and sound in this short unnarrated video based on Fiona Tinwei Lam's visual poems about marine plastic pollution.

    Directed by Fiona Tinwei Lam

    Animation: Nhat Truong

    Sound Design: Tinjun Niu

    Director Statement
    Each po...

  • MOMENTS IN PARADISE short film, 1min., Switzerland, Animation

    Plants are growing in paradise; one of them nicer, more beautiful and taller than all the other and provoke a disciplinary action. Against all odds has consequences even in paradise.

    Directed by bellopropello

  • FINALLY, I FOUND YOU short film, 4min., Animation/Environmental

    A tiny roly-poly called Bobo didn't go back home last night. His morning stroll is full of surprises and makes him have nightmares. Finally, he is with his good friend, Tomo, the worm.

    Directed by Young Son

  • MALAKOUT short film, 11min., Iran, Animation/Horror

    A piano player tries to bring his wife back to life, but the deal awakens the devil inside him.

    Farnoosh Abedi

  • LOS ABCs: ¡Que vivan los muertos!, 5min., USA, Animation/Comedy

    Do you remember your ABCs? We think you do. Sing along with this group of animated Mariachi social documentarians who will guide you through imperial history that will make you laugh, cry, and wonder why. Crew Written and Directed by John Jota Leaños Art Direction Sean Levon Nash Animation and Te...

  • FRONTERA!, 12min., USA, Animation/Fantasy

    The Pueblo Revolt had to happen. Life was out of balance. Drought, hunger, colonial violence and religious persecution brought indigenous societies of New Mexico to the brink of collapse. The Pueblo people orchestrated the unthinkable: a pan-Indian uprising successfully expelling the Spanish occu...