Animation Selections

Animation Selections

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THE FLYING OF LEAVES

directed by Juan Pablo Etcheverry

A man grieves the loss of his father and laments how his life has been spent focusing on material things.

(Italy) (7 minutes)

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BURDIE

directed by Justina Hnatowicz

Tired of being stuck in his cage, and far too pudgy to fly, little Burdie devises a plan to escape that just may work!

(New York, USA) (2 minutes)


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TOYMAKER

directed by Nellie Robinson and Barbara Meier

A toymaker’s five-year-old daughter sees a carnival in a picture book and wants to go. The toymaker can’t take her, so instead starts building a miniature, detailed recreation of the picture book scenes.

(Rhode Island, USA) (7 minutes)


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FLIN

directed by Catherine Valle

A shark teaches his son to swim and hunt. While exploring the ocean, they follow fish for fun until unexpectedly the father disappears.

(Ecuador) (3 minutes)


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AERIAL

directed by Dom Hilton

Inspired by actual events, Aerial explores how far one man goes to escape torment and find peace.

(Pennsylvania, USA) (4 minutes)


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CORKY

directed by Ty Primosch

A corkscrew with a screw loose battles a giant glass bottle to uncork seven magical lightning bugs trapped inside.

(Connecticut, USA) (6 minutes)

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MNI WICONI: WATER IS LIFE

directed by Miguel Antonio Genz and Jeremias Galante

A short film on the environment and how the fossil fuel industry is affecting climate change.

(Pennsylvania, USA) (3 minutes)

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A DRAWING

directed by Brad Condie

A young boy misses the chance to say goodbye to his dying Mother. Through a deep desire he wills himself to try to see her again.

(Indiana, USA) (5 minutes)

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WILD WOMAN

directed by Vanessa Sweet

Wild Woman is an animated poem to mankind which invokes current world issues such as drone-strikes and religious persecution in a plea for empathy.

(Alaska, USA) (4 minutes)