Animation is the process of making the illusion of motion and change by means of the rapid display of a sequence of static images that minimally differ from each other. The illusion—as in motion pictures in general—is thought to rely on the phi phenomenon. Animators are artists who specialize in the creation of animation.

Animation can be recorded with either analogue media, a flip book, motion picture film, video tape, digital media, including formats with animated GIF, Flash animation and digital video. To display animation, a digital camera, computer, or projector are used along with new technologies that are produced.

Animation creation methods include the traditional animation creation method and those involving stop motion animation of two and three-dimensional objects, paper cutouts, puppets and clay figures. Images are displayed in a rapid succession, usually 24, 25, 30, or 60 frames per second.

U.S. and foreign films

The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.

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The Follies of M

Dashiell Silva | United Kingdom | 2016 | 11 m The Provincial Parish of M was the home of the greatest concentration of follies in history. The art form lived and died at the whims of the upper classes. “The Follies of M” tells the tales of a handful of the more notable follies and their misshapen… Read more »


Cailey Tervo | United States | 2016 | 3m Facebook | Twitter After being rejected by its herd, a young ‘Cheetal’ finds itself the target of a fearsome predator. It must learn to accept itself and its differences in order to survive. Viewing Instructions


Jing Wang, Harvey Goldman | United States | 2015 | 9 m Lost in tranquility, the ethereal sounds and imagery of the inner mind struggle to maintain their primal elegance, as turbulence from the world beyond begins to infringe on their domain. The transcendent inner soundscapes of the imagination are ever vigilant as they rumble… Read more »


Mira Chendler | Netherlands | 2015 | 2 m Simple geometrical triangles become playing and dancing manlike figures. Viewing Instructions


Alexis Chaviaras | Cyprus | 2015 | 19:00 Modern Greek (1453-) with English Subtitles A young mare visits Cyprus to take part in races. Frustrated from failure, she abandons the racetrack after confronting her strict father. The mare will meet new friends who will try to help her find her lost courage. Cast Christina Pavlidou Marinos… Read more »

Like Dad

Jiyeon Jung | United States | 2014 | 3 m A big painter wants to focus on his artwork more than anything else. But his mischievous 4-years-old daughter loves him terribly and wishes to be with him every time. Finally, she causes a huge incident which pisses him off. Cast Thomas Duong Jiyeon Jung Viewing Instructions


Oscar Lewis | United Kingdom | 2015 | 4 m An old man remembers the last time he saw his father, walking with him to the train station in rural England. This short film was made to mark the centenary of men with families being conscripted to the army in 1916 during WW1.