AMI (Germany | 2016, 8 minutes )

Directed by: Gonzalo San Vicente

Written by: Gonzalo San Vicente

Little Ami finds out her mother must leave on a business trip. Mom tells her a white lie to appease her mind while she is away. Find out what happens when the innocent lie turns true in a way neither of them expected.

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Baby Owl's House of Terrors (United States | 2016, 4 minutes )

Directed by: Stephen Picher

After receiving a disappointing birthday present, Baby Owl sends his father on a rickety death machine of his own creation. Revenge has never been sweeter!

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Bar Rushmore (United States | 2016, 4 minutes )

Directed by: Mike Diliberto

The four presidents of Mount Rushmore (George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Abe Lincoln) have decided to open a bar together. In this episode John Wilkes Booth shows up for a drink, and Abe does not trust him.

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Bart (Taiwan | 2016 , 17 minutes )

Directed by: Yun-Sian Huang

'Bart' is a stop-motion animation, which transfer the traditional Chinese dough-crafting skill to animation making. Director try to express Taiwanese culture and life experience in this film.

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Bosatsu - Year of the Dragon (United States | 2017 , 6 minutes )

Directed by: Siddharth Ahluwalia

Written by: Siddharth Ahluwalia

Directed by: Rachel Hughes

An animated short film on stormwater runoff management and green infrastructure solutions.

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Confessions of a Breastimator (United States | 2016, 3 min)

Directed by: Jisu Kim

“Confessions of a Breastimator” is a digital 2D animated film about personal passion for animated breasts. It approaches the potentially controversial subject in a light-hearted and honest embrace of it. Although created fully digitally, the film uses traditional hand-drawing methods partly as an homage to the limited animation style of the 50s.

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Dream Diary (United States | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Anna Hill

Dream Diary is a series of sometimes bizarre, funny, or nonsensical sequences taking place over one night.

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EXPECTATIONS (United States | 2016, 3 min)

Directed by: Andy Yanez

A short on gender presentation, as an individual unfamiliar with the notions of femininity and masculinity explores attire labeled for boys and girls.

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Night Shadows (United States | 2016, 7 min)

Directed by: Bat-Ami Rivlin, Ivan Viaranchyk

In a dark, old victorian city, a young doctor is summoned by a mysterious coachman to attend a patient in need. Rushing to meet his client, the Doctor finds himself taking a dreadful journey to his own personal nightmare.

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Oh Deer (United States | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Cody O'Neill

Patte the monster is looking for something in the forest, and once he spots the deer, a chase begins, only to end when it finally gives back Patte's missing sock.

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Olilo (United States | 2015, 6 min)

Directed by: Ao Li

Olilo is a 2D animation that tells the story of an introverted girl held captive by her own semi-transparent personal space. Created through a combination of traditional frame-by-frame and digital drawing as well as key frame animation, the film focuses on love and its capacity to transform all things.

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On Schedule (, 6 min)

Directed by: Elena Manetta

When two villains attack their nemesis superhero at the same time, they must fight to decide who gets the timeslot to attack the city.

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Operation: Annunciation (United States | 2016, 3 min)

Directed by: Amanda Lucas

An angel must find a way to deliver pressing news to a young Nazarene girl who is shaken by his visit--a girl who just so happens to be the Virgin Mary.

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Paper Cut (United States | 2016, 1 min)

Directed by: Jordan Knight

An unfortunate man has an unfortunate day.

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Rupee Run (United States | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Tarun Lakshminarayanan

Two dirt poor rival street performers chase after a measly coin through the streets of India.

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Skin Deep (United States | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Lulu Jiang

Skin Deep by Lulu Jiang is a film that fuses live action and illustration to explore a layered romance about tattoos and their power to psychologically seduce.

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The Inspector and the Umbrella (France | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Mael Gourmelen

New York 1952. The day promises to be rainy, but nothing can affect our Inspector Frigg today. Nothing ? Or perhaps his umbrella...

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The Twilight Show with Gil Finster (United States | 2016, 3 min)

Directed by: Kevin Woods

Tonight indie rock star, Frankie Stein, joins our fishy late night talk show host and his werewolf sidekick live in the Black Lagoon.

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The Wishgranter (United States | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Kal Athannassov

Set in a world where wishes are granted by mythical creatures that live under fountains, an apathetic Wishgranter is forced to go above ground to grant a wish of love.

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To Build A Fire (France | 2016, 13 min)

Directed by: Elodie Moïsa

Trashonauts (United States | 2016, 2 min)

Directed by: Jack Corpening

A tired, grumpy space garbage man happens upon a magnetic alien that changes his life forever.

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True Colors (United States | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Nicole Morciniec

A small sparrow falls in love with a beautiful bird, and paints himself to be colorful in order to catch her attention.

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Unmasked (United States | 2016, 5 min)

Directed by: Christina Faraj, Alice Gavish

Unmasked is an animated short film encompassing an emotional story that revolves a young boy who embarks on a journey after the sudden loss of his father.

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Whisper (United States | 2016, 4 min)

Directed by: Ryan Harris

A short animated film set to the music of the indie band Playing to Vapors, 'Whisper' is the surreal tale of a naive marionette-come-to-life who faces an oppressive dark dreamscape that transforms him with every choice he makes.

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