Discover our 2018 Year in Review with the The 10 Best Animated Short Films, featuring One Small Step; Scrambled, Thermostat 6, Sonder, The Climb and more…

One Small Step

TAIKO Studios presents the story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut.


After Esra misses her train late one evening, a discarded, living Rubik’s cube tries tries to get her attention in an attempt to get solved.

Thermostat 6

Diane can’t ignore anymore the leak coming from the ceiling above the family diner…


For years, Finn and Natalie walked the same path. But when their time together comes to an end, Finn finds himself lost in a mysterious land. Paralyzed by the fear of moving on, he is at risk of losing himself. Through self-discovery, Finn must gather the strength to forge a new way forward.

The Climb

Clinging to a frosty mountain side, a lone climber faces the elements while battling his inner demons. Will he survive? Will he reach the summit? Do you even care even at all even? A film that examines the burning question of our time: when life presents challenges, how will we respond?

The Wingfeather Saga

Based on the best-selling novels, the epic saga comes to life in an all-new animated short film! For twelve-year-old Janner Igiby, life in Glipwood is anything but adventurous. His only escape is the stories he reads at Books and Crannies. Janner’s dream of adventure becomes a perilous reality when his sister, Leeli, stumbles into a Fang of Dang and his little brother, Kalmar, finds a mysterious map that may lead to the powerful Jewels of Anniera.

My Grandfather’s Memory Book

When he died, Byron Levy left behind a vast inheritance — of drawings. This film was originally published by The New York Times Op-Docs.


1953, Jacqueline Auriol, a French pilot, is about to go down in history along with her jet aircraft. 

Look at Me

Look At Me is a 2D animation short depicts the alienated relationship of the modern city. The story is about a man who wants to get people’s attention, but he is constantly being ignored. Every time he feels isolated and lonely, parts of his body become transparent. The man needs to find a way out before he completely lost himself.

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