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The Big Heinrich by Lars Kreyssig and Kim Collmer

A familiar but also original tale of social commitment in the animation short The Big Heinrich by Lars Kreyssig and Kim Collmer.

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The Bystander by Sheyda Kashi

Social commitment and its lack feature in the Iranian animation short The Bystander by Sheyda Kashi.

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A Quack Too Far by Melissa Culhane

Sometimes a quack may indeed go too far. Here's the sparkling animation short A Quack Too Far by Irish animation director Melissa Culhane.

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One Left by Sebastian Doringer

How it feels to have one second left to live? Austrian filmmaker Sebastian Doringer presents the animation short One Left.

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Matilda and the Spare Head by Ignas Meilunas

Watch the stop-motion comedy animation short Matilda and the Spare Head by Lithuanian animation director Ignas Meilunas.

Wish You Were Here by Shaun Clark

Joseph Norman talks with UK animation director Shaun Clark on his breezy new animation short, Wish You Were Here -also premiering the trailer for the new film.

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In the Beginning by Shaun Clark

UK animation director Shaun Clark revisits an Royston insignium, and signs a story of trepidation and acknowledgement in the short animation In the Beginning. He talks to Zippy Frames. 

Ties by Dina Velikovskaya

Family ties and the way to get hold of them / unfold them. Here's the short animation film premiere of Ties by Russian director Dina Velikovskaya.

Blue Fear by Marie Jacotey and Lola Halifa-Legrand

A feminist animation story out of an ordinary situation. Watch Blue Fear (Filles Bleues Peur Blanche) animation short by Marie Jacotey and Lola Halifa-Legrand.

Horsetail by Mateusz Jarmulski

A myth and a pressing social issue in the Polish animation short Horsetail by Mateusz Jarmulski.

Zoon by Jonatan Schwenk: Interview

German animation director Jonatan Schwenk talks to Zippy Frames about his new short, 'Zoon', premiering at Sundance Film Festival 2022.

Kafka's Doll by Bruno Simões: Trailer (Exclusive)

A new aspect of Franz Kafka in the indie animation short 'Kafka's Doll' by Bruno Simões. Find his interview at Zippy Frames, and watch (exclusive) the trailer for the film.

Luce and The Rock by Britt Raes: Trailer

Here's the trailer for the new animation short film by Belgian director Britt Raes, premiering at Berlinale Generation KPlus.

The Battle of San Romano by Georges Schwizgebel

Swiss veteran artist Georges Schwizgebel makes The Battle of San Romano animation short. Watch the film.

Flowing Home (Comme un fleuve) by Sandra Desmazières

Two Vietnamese sisters get separated in the animation short by Sandra Desmazières, available to watch online till 7 February.

Forever by Mitch McGlocklin

A life insurance company uses an AI algorithm to determine the risk of a new applicant in Mitch McGlocklin's hypnotic animation work, Forever.

4 Stop-Motion Shorts by Niki Lindroth von Bahr On Criterion Channel

A streaming retrospective of Swedish stop-motion animation director Niki Lindroth von Bahr on Criterion Channel.

'River' by Joni Mitchell and Matvey Rezanov

Joni Mitchell's River gets an animated treatment by Matvey Rezanov and Skazka studios.

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