A rambunctious ride from some of the world’s most creative animators, the 2014 Sundance Film Animated Shorts ranges in vivid style from handmade drawing and painting to puppetry, with stories of love, art, bubbles, nudism, the creation of the universe and what it all means to you.
Director: Mikey Please
U.S.A. & U.K.│6mins│B&W│In English with Chinese subtitles
Marilyn maketh. Marilyn taketh awayeth. Marilyn is trying really hard to create something good. For once, her expectation and reality are going to align.
Director: Julia Pott
CUnited Kingdom│7 mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
Oscar is coming of age, against his better judgment. In doing so he must experience the necessary evil of leaving something behind, but can still feel it in the pit of his stomach.
Director: Bernardo Britto
U.S.A.│6mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
A man is hired to compile the definitive history of human existence before the planet blows up.
Director: Kelly Sears
U.S.A.│7mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
The era of nuclear anxiety, the Red scare, and covert CIA plots forever changed the way we engage with the telephone.
Director: Stephen Irwin
United Kingdom│12mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
Somebody broke the girl's parents. The rabbit was there when it happened. It was an awful mess.
Director: Marc James Roels and Emma De Swaef
Belgium, France & Netherlands│17 mins│Col│No Dialogue
Willy returns to his naturalist roots as he bungles his way into noble savagery.
Director: Chris Landreth
Canada│11 mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
Chris Landreth, the director of the Academy Award–winning short RYAN, plays Charles, a man paralyzed by his inability to remember a friend’s name.
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
U.S.A.│23 mins│Col│In English with Chinese subtitles
In the third and final chapter to Don Hertzfeldt's Everything Will Be OK, Bill finds himself in a hospital struggling with memory problems.