Shorts Spotlight: Animated Delights
Animated Delights – A kid-friendly collection of intriguing animated shorts from around the world.
Preceded by the DreamWorks Animation shorts Bilby and Bird Karma
USA, 2017, 2 min.
A young fellow stumbles upon an ordinary flashlight that allows him to explore other places.
Director James Mabery
Canada/France, 2017, 3 min.
Space engineer Ariane is convinced of an asteroid impact and decides to try to save the world herself.
Directors Amer Abou-Rizk, Dorian Bougard, Quentin Delobel, Victor Jeanneret, Florian Mignet, Titouan Rumeur, Andreia Santos Silva, Roy Tarriaffe
USA, 2017, 3 min.
A metaphorical immigrant story of a refugee dandelion struggling to relocate to a yard with water to achieve a better life.
Director Kevin Hudson
USA, 2018, 5 min.
A timid wine glass grows larger than its peers while participating in a prosaic cycle of pouring.
Director Patrick Smith
To Be Fiona
USA, 2017, 6 min.
When Fiona’s childhood self shows up at her door, the present and past begin to bond.
Director Fiona Lu
Lotte that Silhouette Girl
USA, 2018, 10 min.
Once upon a time, long before Disney and other animation giants, Lotte Reiniger lit up the screen with shadows, light and a pair of magical scissors.
Directors Elizabeth Beecherl, Carla Patullo
France, 2017, 4 min.
In a futuristic Paris, a garbage collector robot crosses the city to get a rogue plastic bag.
Directors Alexandre Boesch-Brassens, Jonathan Breuer, Paul Gaultier, Julie Mansuy, Sylvain Masson, Nicolas Ocipski, Samuel Ramamisoa, William Rima
USA, 2017, 9 min.
Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where fate threatens to disrupt their reunion.
Director Mark C. Smith
USA, 2017, 5 min.
The man who lights the stars loses motivation, and a little boy may be his only remaining source of light.
Director Tyler Thompson
France, 2017, 6 min.
A father and son relationship is examined through the art of packing a suitcase in this Oscar-nominated short.
Directors Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter
Gelato – Seven Summers of Ice Cream Love
Germany, 2017, 12 min.
Almost 80 years separate Rosa and Molly, but their love of ice cream magically connects the two.
Director Daniela Opp
One Small Step
USA/China, 2018, 8 min.
With the support of her humble father, an ambitious young girl endeavors to realize her dream of becoming an astronaut.
Directors Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas
Agent 327: Operation Barbershop
Netherlands, 2017, 4 min.
Agent 327 is investigating a clue that leads him to a shady barbershop in Amsterdam, where mercenary Boris Kloris awaits him.
Directors Hjalti Hjalmarsson, Colin Levy
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