Short Films One

Shorts | 70 min.

Recommended ages: 5-10

Get in the groove with this eclectic mix for our young audiences! Kick the party off with good hygiene and great dubstep in Party Mouth, and we’ll keep the beat rocking steady with the shaggy crew of Paws n Claws. Then be part of the most coveted selfie ever in Undiscovered.

Shorts in this lineup:


Germany | Animation
Julia Ocker; 2018, 4 min.

No dialogue

It’s bedtime for this anglerfish. When the lights go out, spooky shadows keep him from sleeping until help is reeled in.

Animation (According to Children)

Canada | Animation, Live Action
Daniela Monzon Leotaud; 2016, 2 min.

in English, in French, with English subtitles

You'll get loads of imaginative and hilarious answers when you ask an eclectic group of kids: "What do you think animation is?"

Big Block Singsong: Duck

Canada | Animation
Warren Brown; 2017, 2 min.

in English

This is a quack attack. You better stand back.

Fill and Moo

Japan | Animation
Toshiko Hata; 2017, 7 min.

A mushroom-like sprite dwells on the forest floor until his filmstrip cap pulls him magically through the fourth wall. In the colorful world of cinema, he makes a splash, Singin' in the Rain style!

Funny Fish

France | Animation
Krishna Nair; 2018, 6 min.

Even schools of fish have stars and less-than-bright pupils, and when this one tries to help a new red creature who suddenly appears in their waters, it will take all of their collective smarts to figure it out!


France | Animation
Clémentine Frère, Aurore Gal, Yukiko Meignien, Anna Mertz, Robin Migliorelli & Romain Salvini; 2016, 7 min.

From escalators to robotic vacuums, automation helps this slightly surreal Japanese mega-mall hum along. But sometimes a little human touch goes a long way…

The House

Czech Republic | Animation
Veronika Zacharova; 2016, 6 min.

Moving on is never easy—sometimes you’ve got to roll with the changes. Other times you have to chase your dreams, as the House and its inhabitants hilariously find out.

Party Mouth

USA | Animation
Hunter Gatherer; 2017, 2 min.

We guarantee this catchy dubstep tune will stay in your head while you take your grooming game to a whole other level!

Paws n Claws

USA | Animation
Gabrielle Kash; 2017, 1 min.

No need for guitar picks when you have claws! Shred in style with this shaggy band.


Germany | Animation
Benjamin Brand, Johannes Engelhardt, Markus Eschrich, Johannes Lumer, & Julius Rosen; 2017, 7 min.

Any good artist will tell you that characters sometimes take on a life of their own, as resourceful Rouff demonstrates.

Sherbert Rozencrantz, You’re Beautiful

Australia | Live Action
Natalie van den Dungen; 2017, 11 min.

Ten-year-old Milly is quite content in the company of her carrot-colored guinea pig, Sherbert. Why can’t others understand that, she wonders, in this sweet sherbet-hued ode to the 1980s and finding your own path.

Tiger, Tiger

USA | Animation
Rhea Dadoo; 2017, 4 min.

A family takes a wrong turn in the jungle and must summon all their calm to get out—but might that just be a Bengali tiger in the shadows?


USA | Animation
Sara Litzenberger; 2017, 3 min.

Sasquatch. Bigfoot. Call him what you will, if you can catch him on camera, that is, in this surprising look behind his elusive nature.

The Unicorn

Belgium, France | Animation
Remi Duren; 2016, 13 min.

in French, with English subtitles

Who wouldn't be entranced by this majestic creature? But don’t forget the most noble thing of all is to respect its elusive nature.

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