2D animation

The youth and the leopard Georgian animation still

Heather Bradshaw reports on the Georgian Animation programme 'Eastern Promises' at this year's Anifilm Festival 2024, part of our GoCritic! review series.

The Great Rabbit animation by Atsushi Wada still

It is one of the animation classics of the 21st century. Here's the animation short 'The Great Rabbit' by Atsushi Wada.

Mom, what's up with the dog animation still

Sexual awakening and coming-of-age are now accompanied by a dog. Here's our review of the animation short 'Mom, What’s Up With the Dog; by Lola Lefèvre.

Felina by Maria Lorenzo

A new animation short from Spain about a woman panther. María Lorenzo talks to Zippy Frames about 'Felina'.

Οbon by Anna Samo still

Watch the acclaimed animation documentary 'Obon' by Anna Samo and André Hörmann on the Hiroshima nuclear bomb, and read our film review.

Spooky Loops still animation from Ukraine

Ukrainian animation filmmaker Stas Santimov animates loops and presents 'Spooky Loops'. Here's the film to watch at Zippy Frames.

Dear Mahsa by Martin Pflanzer

Animation and contemporary human rights abuses are showcased in the animation short 'Dear Mahsa' by Martin Pflanzer.

Bye Little Block! by Éva Darabos

 Gentrification gets a gravity-free treatment in the 2D animation short Bye Little Block! by Éva Darabos. Watch the Hungarian film.

Crab Day by Ross Stringer animation still

We talk with Ross Stringer, the BAFTA-nominated director of 'Crab Day' animation short.

'Flower Show' animation still cover

Olivia Popp interviews Finnish animation director and artist Elli Vuorinen on her new animation short 'Flower Show', premiering at IFFR (Rotterdam Film Festival).

Signs animation short by Dustin Rees still

Swiss animation artist Dustin Rees premieres online his night animation comedy of relationships 'Signs', and talks to Zippy Frames.

Pina animation still

A Belgian animation film on the list of Oscar-qualifying animation shorts of 2023. Discover 'Pina' by  Jérémy Depuydt and Giuseppe Accardo.

'27' animation film still

Hungarian animation filmmaker Flóra Anna Buda won the Palme d'Or for her short animation film, '27'. Our film review.

Miserable Miracle animation still

The new animation (and Oscar-qualified) film by Japanese animation filmmaker Ryo Orikasa.

Eeva animation film still

Another subversive animation short by the Croatian/Estonian duo of Lucija Mrzljak & Morten Tšinakov.

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