In this stop-motion animation, a hapless Martian and his companion have an unexpected encounter during an outing to a seemingly barren asteroid: they are not alone. Whatever it is out there--it certainly wants their picnic basket.
This visual poem asks: “If you were asked to write a great basketball screenplay, what would you write?”
An educational rap about the perils of eating unknown plants showcased in a hip-hop inspired music video.
As two boys are dropped off at school, parents should ask themselves, “What do they do at school all day?”
Capturing the essence of the ageless question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” children and adults share their vision of the future, reminding us that the future depends on all of us being ourselves and following our dreams. You know it’s up to you—who do you want to be?
Ashland Middle School students find their friendships tested amidst bullying, alienation and peer pressure.
In a magical world controlled and timed by the light, a common man works in a factory making electric bulbs – but he has something else in mind that could change the order of things. A stop-motion animation that also incorporates the pixilation technique, combining real actors interacting with animated objects and time-lapse sequences.
Colorfully choreographed, a group of 75 children take over the city of New London, Connecticut, playing childhood games from the streets to the surf. Their joy evokes hope for the future and also melancholy about a childhood culture disappearing from the streets of American cities.
A young man meticulously prepares himself for a date. When was the last time you felt a love like this?
A cerebral modern dance film which explores the intimate relationship between environment and self.
The story of a robot’s crush on a young woman is told in reverse.
Every Monday morning when there is frost, a class of children creates their own waves when no one is watching.
This delightful story of people who devote their lives to books, and books who return the favor, is inspired in equal measures by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton and The Wizard of Oz. Morris’s books are blown away in a storm and his library is reconstituted by whimsical volumes that fly like birds. As he grows old he realizes that his flying books have the power to outlive him.
Using a hybrid style of animation techniques — miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation — it harkens back to silent films and technicolor musicals while being old-fashioned and cutting edge at the same time.
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
What do birds do once they fly south for the winter? This animated film is a lighthearted snapshot into their bluebird life.
The charming story of a farmer’s struggle to save his crop of windmills from the cyclical forces of nature—told against a watercolor landscape.