Category Archives: Animation

If you’ve never seen it, German animator Emanuel Strixner’s 2006 tale of two creatures gambling away their senses will simultaneously delight and disgust you.

Or just one of those things. 

Were the dinos wiped out in the aftermath of a cataclysmic asteroid impact?

The Deccan Volcanism hypothesis demurs.

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A surreal short by Amy J. Xu in which a boy without a body makes his way through a world melting from stress.

Won’t everybody just chill.

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A short by Dan Castro in which the tranquility of one man’s world is marred by something loud and distracting.

Sound up for full effect.

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Another excellent animated explanation by educational design studio Kurzgesaght – in this case, the what, why, where and whuh of wormholes:

Previously: Plastic, People

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A confident, atmospheric short imagining the thoughts of air speed record breaking French aviator Jacqueline Auriol one memorable day in 1953.

Directed by ESMA students Jacques Leyreloup, Victor Tolila, Perrine Renard, Laura Viver Canal and Gaël Chauvet.

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Welcome to Christopher Rutledge’s Loaf Town:

…explored in scenarios that range from the absurdly mundane to the insanely absurd.

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A short by Ringling College Of Art And Design students Sagar Arun and Rachel Kral in which Owl Guy, a retro comic book superhero, is suddenly introduced to his rebooted counterpart.

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A rather excellent, award-winning 2017 short by Nikita Diakur featuring an unsightly cat and the soulmate he finds in the form of a mystical chief.

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Welcome to Luca Toth’s Superbia – a weird and wonderful place populated by winsome, delicate men and sturdy, predatory women.

Traditional gender stereotypes? Where we’re going, we don’t need traditional gender stereotypes.

Dialogue free, alarmingly explicit and fairly NSFW.

You have been warned.

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