About the Film
Embark on a roller coaster of imagination and possibility in this ShortsTV presented compilation of new and acclaimed, family-friendly animation short films.
Runtime: 1 min 50 secs
Directors: Florian Babikian (as Illogic), Victor Caire (as Illogic)
Deep into a forest, a gathering of wild animals start a nocturnal opera, conducted by a squirrel.
GOPHER BROKE (2004) 2005 OSCAR® Nominee Animation Category
Runtime: 4 mins 20 secs
Director: Jeff Fowler Writers: Jeff Fowler, Tim Miller
A gopher finds himself on a road where trucks are hauling produce to market. He hits on the idea of shaking some of the produce loose for himself, but other animals always beat him to the booty. That is, until a truck comes along with a cow…
AFTER THE RAIN (2018)
Runtime: 8 mins 40 secs
Directors: Valérian Desterne, Juan Pablo De La Rosa Zalamea
In a valley, a dog lives happily with his master, an uncommon shepherd.
ONE SMALL STEP (2018) 2019 OSCAR® Nominee Animation Category
Runtime: 7 mins 40 secs
Directors: Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas
Writers: Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas
TAIKO Studios presents the story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut.
THE GREEN BIRD (2017)
Runtime: 6 mins 35 secs
Directors: Maximilien Bougeois, Quentin Dubois
This is the story of a green, noisy but lovely and caring bird who lays it first egg.
Runtime: 7 mins 20 secs
Directors: Coralie Soudet, Charlotte Piogé
After a sudden burst of wind in Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s hat gets carried away around London. Fortunately, a trustworthy guard and a playful corgi run after it!
Runtime: 6 mins 35 secs
Directors: Lucas Boutrot, Elise Carret
Starring: Benoit Allemane, Gead Mulheran
In ancient China, a little dragon who can’t breathe fire will fight to overcome his weakness.
Runtime: 6 mins 30 secs
Directors: Anne Castaldo, Sarah Chalek
Starring: Ana Flood, Shona Flood, Lila Maille
A very old apartment dweller steps out of her cage and into the big city after her pet bird is accidentally set free by the little girl next door. As she searches for her lost bird, she discovers something bigger than the city itself.
Runtime: 7 mins 25 secs
Directors: Gauthier Ammeux, Valentine Baillon, Benjamin Chaumeny, Alexandre Dumez, Lea Finucci, Marina Roger
A tiger escaping his hunter ends up in a space station occupied by an astronaut and his goldfish.
BORROWED TIME (2015) 2017 OSCAR® Nominee Animation Category
Runtime: 6 mins 45 secs
Directors: Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj
Writers: Andrew Coats, Lou Hamou-Lhadj
Starring: Greg Dykstra, Nick Pitera, Steve Purcell
A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.
BEAR STORY (2014) 2016 OSCAR® Winner Animation Category
Runtime: 10 mins 20 secs
Director: Gabriel Osorio Vargas (as Gabriel Osorio)
Writers: Daniel Castro, Gabriel Osorio Vargas (as Gabriel Osorio)
An old, lonesome bear tells the story of his life through a mechanical diorama.
Runtime: 5 mins 5 secs
Directors: Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel
Writer: Otalia Caussé
In Lisbon, a german married couple is about to get aboard the legendary n°28 tramway, but how should you react when the brakes let go and embark you on a vertiginous race with a baby on board.