The Dutch animator Gerrit van Dijk claims that the music video for the Incubus hit Drive is based on his own animated film "I move, so I am" - and permission to use the film was neither asked nor given.
Children Who Chase Lost Voices by Makoto Shinkai is a rich journey into the world of dead, full of adventure - but leaves much to be sensed about life and the role of humans within.
Julieta Colás presents a story of a good-looking guy, a shower, and a Missed Call. Watch the short.
Colorful by Keiichi Hara makes the soul incarnation issue a tale of moral transformation, and is daring enough to visualize both sides of the moral coin.
The new film by the Japanese Masayuki Kojima and Madhouse presents a clearly defined story of responsibility (and soemtimes true love) between a boy and a dog.
The Canadian independent animator, Nick Cross co-directs with Dave Cooper PigGoatBananaMantis. Watch the film.
Felix Massie makes an elevator (plus ladder) story on the question of how to achieve happiness. Watch Keith Reynolds can't make it tonight.
Noore Kim presents Pest. Watch the student film to compete at the Cartoon Brew Student Animation Festival.
A new Spanish, stop-motion feature film,O Apóstolo (The Apostle) has hit the festival circuit. Read the review on this medieval mystery film.
The Oscar-nominated Polish director Tomek Baginksi prepares a funny, but adventurous take on nutrition. Watch his Kellogg's spot.
The prolific and creative author of Discworld series, Terry Pratchett, is involved in the current Irish project produced by The Animation Hub, The Duel.
The Croatian animated film Why Elephants by Marko Mestrovic screens at the celebrated Locarno Film Festival.
Watch the new short film by Theodore Ushev, Nightingales in December.
The UK graduate Julia Pott presents a tender (but with thick strokes) short film about ageing and leaving things behind. Watch Belly.
Beakus Studio in London creates a short, torch relay film about the London Olympics - but the main player here is a vermin.
The UK director Dave Prosser attended Seoul's International Animation Festival, and made a short film called Mountain. Watch the film.
Diving straight into the of experimental animation terrain, the short film Why can't you just see me by Eleni Tomadaki unfolds the riddle of invisibility as a decadent flower.
Watch an inventive, and brain-worthy little film: Je m' appelle Nathan (My name is Nathan) by Benoit Berthe.
7 directors tell a romantic death story between a skeleton, a woman and a dog. Watch Le fantôme de l'apéro.
Cornelius Joksch presents a short story about disappearance and oblivion: Where are you?
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