5 favourite animated short films!

I am back again with another of my 5 favourite shorts. I was laying in bed on Saturday morning, thinking just how lucky I am, to be doing a job that I absolutely love, I thought it was about time for some fresh inspiration. I have once again scoured the internet to find the best of the best for you, and also me (I watched them first)! If your interested or want to share one that isn’t listed, feel free to make a comment.

The Last Belle

The Last Belle is an award winning 2D animated short film, featuring the voices of Sienna Guillory, Colin McFarlane and Amanda Donohoe, and directed by Neil Boyle. The film was created using ‘old-school’ technology: 35,000 hand-drawn and hand-painted pieces of artwork, shot directly onto 35mm film with a rostrum camera, to achieve a traditional ‘cartoon’ feel

Good Morning Mumbai!

A student diploma film directed by Rajesh Thakare and Troy Vasanth from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. This one won a shed load of awards with amazing artwork and comic genius!


“Beast” by Fiona Hsieh. This is an animation created by a 3rd-year film student, Calarts Character Animation.
Made with TVPaint, Photoshop, After Effects, Protools, and Final Cut Pro.


JUNK is the multi-award winning short film produced at London animation studio Th1ng by house director Kirk Hendry in association with the UK Film Council.
It tells the story of a boy with an obsession for junk food and the importance of following your gut instinct! Thanks for watching, and please ‘Like’ us or leave a comment.

A World Of Thing

Another student animation by Mul Nel of Group 11. Made using Flash CS 5.5, AE CS 5, Sony Vegas Pro 11.

I will continue to post my favorites, but I would love to hear from you and share some of yours in my next favorite animated shorts’ blog!

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