12 Amazing Short Animated Films You Should See ASAP!


If there’s one thing we all agree on about the benefits of technology, it’s that it gives unbelievable opportunities of new ways of expression for artists, and it also enables directors to use their imagination in every way possible. And animated movies are probably the greatest fruits of the amazing technology we have today. Here are 16 of those great animated movies you should definitely watch!

1. The Wishgranter

Set in a world where wishes are granted by mythical creatures that live under fountains, an apathetic Wishgranter is forced to go above ground to grant a wish of love.

2. The Present

The story of a boy who would rather spend his time indoors playing video games instead of discovering what's waiting outside the front door. One day his mother decides to get a little surprise for her son.

3. Sanjay's Super Team

Bored with his father's meditation, a young Indian boy daydreams of Hindu gods as superheroes.

4. Coda

A lost soul stumbles drunken through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things.

5. A Small Escape

A short film about a pair of scissors trying to escape a kitchen.

6. Fresh Cut Grass

A little dog visits the big city in search of his sister.

7. El Empleo/The Employment

This short film written by Argentine artist Patricio Plaza and directed by Santiago Grasso provides a strong message on work, alienation and how each of us takes part in a system in which people exploit other people, helping an unfair system continue functioning.

8. Little Freak

A young deformed boy lives as a side-show freak. When his father asks him to make a birthday-wish he starts to imagine...

It's a metaphor for the expactation some parents have with their children, without seeing that they have other ambitions and their own dreams.

9. Papa

When an eccentric inventor realizes he's not a perfect father, he tries to make one.

10. Lily & The Snowman

Every winter, a magical snowman puts on a show for a little girl. But over time, life pulls them apart. Will she remember to take the time for what she loved?

11. Death in Space

"Death in Space" is a collection of 2 second scenes depicting the many ways to meet an untimely death in outer space.

12. The Counting Sheep

An animated short about counting sheep number 100 who never gets his chance to jump over the fence because the sleeper always falls asleep before his turn. Will he finally get his chance?

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