In a world run by Pixar and Dreamworks, it’s easy to gloss over the new and amazing animated shorts by students and independent artists around the world! Everyone started somewhere, and we are pumped to share all of this great talent.
These are our top 3 favorite animated shorts right now.
Deathigner by Students at the National Taiwan University of Arts’ Department of Multimedia
Deathigner is an animated short by Tzu-Hsuan Fei, Kuan-Tien Chen, ke-Ching Chang, Ya-Chu Hsu, and Li-Ying Fu of the National Taiwan University of Arts’ Department of Multimedia and Animation Arts. When different avatars of Death bring their students to learn the tricks of the trade, one student just doesn’t fit in. “A warm story about a little grim reaper who is lucky that having great talent for fashion design.” Watch the adorable short;
In Between by Gobelins
This animated short is by the French team at Gobelins. It perfectly anthropomorphizes depression and anxiety into an alligator we just cannot hate. “A young woman is being followed by a crocodile who represents her shyness. As he makes her life a living hell, she tries by every means to get rid of him.” Check it out;
CODA by Alan Holly
Directed by Alan Holly, cowritten by Holly and Rory Byrne, and co-animated by Holly, Byrne, and Eoghan Dalton. The short film, Coda, deals with the themes of life and death. It’s simple and perfect! “A lost soul stumbles drunken through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things.” Watch the full video below;
We are sure to share more, so if you are in the realm of making beautiful animated movies, get in touch with us!