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15 Amazing Animated Short films

Posted in Design By Suraj Vibhute

Animated short films

We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! Here we collected 15 dazzling animated short films for your inspiration. You can find different genres in these movies like heart-touching film One life, frightening film The Passenger.

I bet you will love these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short film if it’s not present in the list.

Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty

Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke.

Oktapodi (2007)

In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. But, even once they are out of the kitchen, their battle to stay together is not over.

This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz

A naive music-lover’s patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes.

Oxygen

Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. Unfortunately for Oxygen, he is unaware of the many things that can go wrong when trying to interact with his other elementary kin…

“Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe

After many millennia of being tortured in Hell, Raymond K. Hessle has finally earned a chance to appeal his sentence of Eternal Damnation. Upon arriving at the “appeals” gate of Heaven he is greeted by the angel who will preside over his case. As Raymond waits at the edge of paradise, he will finally have a chance to prove just how worthy he is.

Marcelino and Bartolomeo: Bye Bye!

Marcelino and Bartolomeo are playing pong at the office when they are not supposed to. Unfortunately their boss shows up and makes a harsh call.

Bunny Animation

The Passenger

The Passenger is the result of about six years spent in a bedroom with a computer.

GetOut – Best Animated Short Film

Alma

Alma is Rodrigo Blaas’ first short film as a director. Originally from Spain, Rodrigo Blaas has worked in animation for more than ten years, in Spain and in the United States.

Pigeon: Impossible

A rookie secret agent is faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase.

Replay – Amazing Animated Short Film by Talantis

In a destroyed world, the only glimpse of hope is the memory of a forgotten past. But be careful not to let your dreams control your mind…This is Replay an amazing animated short film.

One Life – Amazing Animation by Corey Hayes

This animation will make you think about your life. The song is “old man” by Neil Young Animation by Corey Hayes.

The Last Knit

When knitting becomes an obsession. Directed by Laura Neuvonen, Country Finland.

Do penguins fly?

A collective of French artists braves the current glut of penguin films and even a flooding air conditioner to create this excellent film seeking the truth about those tuxedo-clad Antarctic birds.

113 comments
Raza
Raza

very nice :)

Whybrand
Whybrand

Took me time to read all the comments, but I really enjoyed the article. It proved to be Very helpful to me.It’s always nice when you can not only be informed, but also entertained! I’m sure you had fun writing this article.

abstracto
abstracto

I knew most of these before but it's always nice to watch this kind of art.

Sherry
Sherry

Fabulous! Thanks for putting these together.

Dan
Dan

Great job, I enjoyed so much watching these short movies

Wpfix Team
Wpfix Team

Awesome collection of fifteen amazing short films. Thanks for sharing this short videos.

Priti
Priti

Can anyone suggest a short (max half hour film) to show at a kids birthday party? Age 4 to 7 years old? )

Thank you

Erika
Erika

These are all great.

I've been trying to remember an animated short film I saw years ago. I can't quite recall the details but the main character was either looking for a face, or maybe a head? It's possibly a French film. At one point toward the end he finds a face he likes but realizes the skin color of his face and his hands don't match and he's totally devastated.

Sound familiar to anyone?

amit patil
amit patil

its amazing dear i never seen this type of short film great job.

Katie
Katie

YOUR FILMS ARE GREAT. LOVE IT!

Konrad Schosinsky
Konrad Schosinsky

Here are two other great Animated Short Films you shout se.

Fungi Film

Pianografo

Lapidus
Lapidus

Perfect match .Videos are great and animation is something beautiful for our eyes.Thumb up For stumble u.

Sharlene Alene
Sharlene Alene

That' really nice collection of short movies, thanks for sharing

ananda
ananda

list of this short animated films are really great. but some good short animated films are

out of list.

tam
tam

These short films are really great: Oxygen is my favorite.

Mircea
Mircea

It is very funny "One man band". :D :) =) :]! Who made it, I am sure he needs 6 months for a little video + uploading +rending. If no, I thank him very much, more luck and money like that kid. Some very big bags filled with lots of money. I thank him again because he made this video. I will share to my Facebook and Yahoo! Messenger friends the site. I hope they will share to their friends again and again. And I hope he will do more other videos like this. If you wanna to meet me, we need to meet in a game. It's name is Counter-Strike and the servers are gg.godplay.ro and more others, I can't think about this right now. I hope nobody will spam my comment.

Emma
Emma

I just stayed up until 5:45am because I couldn't stop watching every single one of these. Get Out and Alma are the two that probably freaked me out the most, so far that I had to continue watching the rest to get those two out of my mind. Short story animation deserves more credit in the movie genre, and most of these are great rarities.

jun
jun

great list thanks for sharing!

leo
leo

"The Passenger" awesome movie......

sanu
sanu

good work and great list of animated short films. Thank You.

Luci
Luci

If i want to make a short film night, non-commercial, do i need the approval from the creators of those movies?

Aisatsana
Aisatsana

The Cat Piano and Tarboy are two of the greatest shorts I've ever seen.

nabeel
nabeel

i have never seen it before. thanks for sharing all this.

Nigel B
Nigel B

All of these are really great films :D

One of my favorites isn't on here, but I've been looking for it for a while now v.v

It was about an old couple who were famous dancers, but the husband suffered from an injury or illness. He kept going back to the good old days when he was a dancer. In the end, his wife picked him up from his wheel chair and carried him about, dancing :)

Could someone please tell me the name of this short film?

Ash
Ash

I never seen this before..

this animations was superb!!

Sal
Sal

Hey, I love this collection, great choices.

I do remember seeing a short animated film a while back about a robot worker living in a dull and bland world, when he suddenly discovers how to light up his life with special glasses. Might you know what this is?

Rachel
Rachel

I loved Do Pinguins Fly most! Thank you for the collection

john
john

nice collection

joep
joep

You definitely forgot tutti pulli !

mul
mul

you forgot ' kiwi'.

D
D

Wow all of these were computer animated. I love computer animation as much as the next person but sheesh some of these weren't that great. And how about diversifying last I checked there is hand drawn, digital and stop-motion animated shorts as well some of which trump these in every respect

Lauryn
Lauryn

i agree. i really like the octipus one. very cute. :)