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USA / Animation / 4 minutes

Director: Michael C Perry

Writer: Joey P Fama

Producer: Amalia Kaufman

In this thoughtful and intriguing film, delivered within a stark, almost stilted animation, material life battles spiritual space. 

Willow's Tale
USA / Animation / 4 minutes

Director/Writer: Linda Malik

Producer: Marlene Sharp

Cast: Andrew Haldeman, Linda Malik, Rachel Kopito

With animation by the neurodiverse artists of The Center for Learning Unlimited's Brainstorm Productions, here comes a motion picture that is the kitten's whiskers! 

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Snif & Snüf
USA / Animation / 5 minutes

Director: Michael J Ruocco

Two characters discover an interesting new object, and learn about what it means to share.

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The 1971 Kitchen Grand Brie
USA / Animation / 11 minutes

Director/Writer: Ian Beckman

Producer: Ian Ian

Cast: John Fantasia, Ian Russell, Doriana Schöner

The Kitchen Grand Brie is only the greatest race in the whole household and your favorite foods are the contestants. 

Mexico / Animation / 10 minutes

Director/Writer: Guillermo Casarin

Producer: Julia M Quiceno, Joshua Powell, Guillermo Casarin

Cast: Manuel Chan Uicab, Alma Cristina Balam Xiu

Itzel, a young girl of Mayan descent, goes on a camping trip with her father deep in the jungle. As they stargaze together, Itzel's curiosity leads her to wander off and explore the surrounding area. 

USA / Animation / 8 minutes

Director: Cleto Acosta-McKillop

Writer: Quinn Blackshere, Cleto Acosta-McKillop

Producer: Christian Acosta-McKillop

From the creators of the award winning short animated film Moon Melody, comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece.

USA / Animation / 6 minutes

Director/Writer: Tsvetelina Zdraveva, Jerred North

Producer: Amanda Miller

Cast: Irmena Chichikova, Leilani Smith, Isaac Jay

While living in New York, a young Bulgarian immigrant receives tragic news from overseas, and must choose between going home or staying in the US to maintain her legal status.

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Dying to Meet You
USA / Animation / 3 minutes

Director: Jared White

Writer: Sam Mallari

Cast: Michael C. Pizzuto, Pilar Uribe, Makeda Farrell

Nothing will stop a people-pleasing woman from her carnival date with her self-centered boyfriend - not even a pesky zombie.

USA / Animation / 5 minutes

Director/Writer: Chelsea Heard

Producer: Chelsea Heard

Curls is a short animated film about 5 year old Mackenzie Madison getting ready for school! With her trusty sidekicks Prince, Pacifica & Ollie her blue dinosaur, she races against the clock to tame her curly twirly hair before the school bus arrives!

Taiwan / Animation / 3 minutes

Director/Writer: Oolluo Tseng

Producer: Oolluo Tseng

Cast: Jay Shipman

A story about a money machine, a poor man, and cat food.

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The Backseat Lovers "Snowbank Blues"
USA / Animation / 4 minutes

Director/Writer: Colin Marc Lepper

Producer: Colin Marc Lepper

Diverging paths strain a loving relationship in the stop motion music video for The Backseat Lovers' "Snowbank Blues".

USA / Animation / 10 minutes

Director/Writer: Christopher Hills Eaton

Producer: Christopher Hills Eaton, Anderson Clark, Brad Post

"Driftwood" is an animated short film telling the story of Askr and his beloved driftwood - Askr survives the attack on Pearl Harbor by clinging to a floating driftwood log, but when he’s finally rescued, he refuses to let go, leading to a lifelong relationship of sacrifice and respect.

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Stories from the Edgelands
USA / Animation / 5 minutes

Director/Writer: Paul Markus Krist

Producer: Paul Markus Krist

Cast: Paul Casselle

A stoic turtle and intuitive butterfly share an unlikely evening ritual, and are willing to sacrifice everything for it.

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The Nectar Instead
USA / Animation / 4 minutes

Director/Writer: Yoo Lee

Producer: Yoo Lee

Cast: Frank Thon, Robert Werner

A young fly gets trapped in the fly trap in the stop-motion studio only to have the existential realization that it spent its entire life chasing after the wrong thing.

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Welcome to 8th Street
USA / Animation / 7 minutes

Director/Writer: Yoo Lee

Producer: Amanda Miller, Xin Li

Cast: Michelle Sohn, Frank Thon, Robert Werner

As newcomers attempt to settle into their New Jersey neighborhood on 8th Street, some odd encounters make them question their decision to move. However, that changes when a wild turkey shows up on their block.

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The Brave Locomotive
USA / Animation / 7 minutes

Director/Writer: Andrew Pierce Chesworth

Producer: Andrew Pierce Chesworth

Cast: Morgana Hasil, Kari Shaw Akers, Andra Suchy

An Old West musical tale with 1940s flair about a mighty little train facing harrowing disaster.

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Camp Kona
USA / Animation / 6 minutes

Director/Writer: Adriel Meka

Producer: Kaitlin Goldstein, Katja Custodio

Cast: Grace Robinson, Adriel Meka, Zakaria Leoub

A lonely kid makes an unexpected friend when he’s forced to attend a summer camp with a dark secret.

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