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SHOWING 170 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'ANIMATION'
Duck for President

DUCK FOR PRESIDENT

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Maciek Albrecht
  • Country: USA
Duck (of Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type and Giggle, Giggle Quack fame) decides to enter politics. Follow his rise, and fall, from power. Narrated by Randy Travis, with music by Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds. |Read More
Animation
Ello

ELLO

  • Release Year: 2019
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Directed By: Haodan Su
  • Country: China
Ello is a sweet story about loneliness and friendship. When people expect friendship or love, proactively pursuing rather than passively waiting might lead to a surprising end. |Read More
Animation
Escape

ESCAPE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 5 minutes
  • Directed By: Brandon Oldenburg and Limbert Fabian
  • Country: USA
A euphoric vision of the future is presented through this cinematic poem about the challenging yet world-changing power of invention as a lone space explorer crash-lands on a desolate planet and must find a way to make her new home habitable. |Read More
Animation
Eyeslicer

EYESLICER

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 59 minutes
  • Directed By: Vanessa McDonnell and Dan Schoenbrun
  • Country: USA
The Eyeslicer is a new variety TV show that brings the next generation of alternative American filmmakers together under one strange roof. The hour-long show will slice, dice, and then mince your eyeballs into delicious ceviche. Each episode is a handcrafted mixtape, blending boundary-pushing short form work into into a weird, wild, uninterrupted whole. The Eyeslicer premieres at Tribeca with the episode "Facial Reconstruction", featuring work from acclaimed indie filmmakers Lauren Wolkstein, Erin Vassilopoulos, Shaka King, Danny Madden, and Leah Shore.

After the episode: A conversation with co-creators Dan Schoenbrun and Vanessa McDonnell, and filmmakers Lauren Wolkstein, Erin Vassilopoulos, Shaka King, Danny Madden, and Leah Shore. Moderated by filmmaker and performer, Josephine Decker. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Animation, Experimental
Fear

FEAR

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Directed By: Dawn Dreyer and Andrea Love
  • Country: USA
Dr. Zenglo Chen was four when his parents disappeared, victims of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Through Zenglo’s own words and exquisitely crafted hand drawn and stop motion animation, Fear considers the tension between fear and safety; faith and psychology; Chinese and American; and acceptance and healing. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Animation
Firebird: The Unfinished

FIREBIRD: THE UNFINISHED

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 21 minutes
  • Country: France
The curator of a museum dedicated to the famous sculptor Auguste is making a last inspection the night before the grand opening when a storm breaks out. Suddenly, the statues populating the grounds are not quite as still as one might expect—but it’s not clear whether the storm outside is playing mind games, or whether, perhaps, the ghost of Auguste has appeared to ask for help finishing his masterpiece. |Read More
Animation, Drama, Music, Technology
First Flight

FIRST FLIGHT

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Directed By: Kyle Jefferson and Cameron Hood
  • Country: USA
In this upbeat animated short, an uptight business man is finding it hard to get out of his bed in the morning. After missing his bus to work one day, the disgruntled businessman happens upon a baby bird who had fallen out of the nest. The businessman teaches the fallen baby how to fly, and in the process he discovers how to break out of his own shell and live. First Flight's simple yet heartfelt message coupled with its lovable characters makes it a soaring delight for all ages. |Read More
Animation
Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus

FLOCK OF DODOS: THE EVOLUTION-INTELLIGENT DESIGN CIRCUS

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton and Randy Olson
  • Country: USA
In the tradition of Super Size Me, Evolutionary ecologist-turned-filmmaker Dr. Randy Olson interviews everyone from poker-playing evolutionists and Harvard scientists to advocates of intelligent design and even his 82-year-old mother. Both sides of the evolution vs. intelligent design argument are presented in such a way that it is difficult to say which group is the real flock of dodos. Preceded by Garden of Eden, revisited. |Read More
Documentary, Animation
Flow

FLOW

  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 4 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton
  • Country: USA
Made with painted 16mm and 35mm filmstrips as well as digitally manipulated and live video footage, Flow is a meditation on the seasonal flow of the streams and rivers of central Texas. Director Scott Nyerges seamlessly combines his knowledge of experimental film and animation to produce a visceral recreation of the rush of springtime and the growth and maturity of summer. |Read More
Animation
Gonzo the Derby

GONZO THE DERBY

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 13 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael D. Ratner
  • Country: USA
In 1970, writer Hunter S. Thompson and illustrator Ralph Steadman covered the Kentucky Derby for Scanlan's Monthly. The resulting article, 'The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,' marked the beginnings of gonzo journalism. Gonzo @ the Derby looks at the article and the lasting impact on media and sports journalism. |Read More
Comedy, Sports, Documentary, Animation, NY Director(s)
Guest of Life

GUEST OF LIFE

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 79 minutes
  • Country: Hungary
In 1819, a Transylvanian traveler set out on foot for Asia, convinced that there he would discover "the original Hungarians." What he found, at the foot of the Himalayas, introduced Tibet's rich culture and the practice of Buddhism to the world at large. A first film by one of Hungary's leading film composers, narrated in English by Susannah York. |Read More
Documentary, Music, Animation
Guide Dog

GUIDE DOG

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 5 minutes
  • Country: USA
Presenting yet another canine creation Bill Plympton follows up his 2005 Academy Award®-nominated short Guard Dog with a new pooch from the service industry, a guide dog. |Read More
Animation