Two pieces of the Bay Bridge must work together to get the job done. Could love follow? (USA)
A little piñata discovers that finding her true purpose in life requires a thick skin. (USA)
Childhood memories remain forever special. (USA)
Animation Made By Children Showcase
Short animation from around the world made by children, presented in partnership with the Varazdin Croatia Animation Festival. Films from Croatia, China, Ukraine, Japan and beyond! (Global)
Animated Film School Croatia
A single park bench shows us how life is a circle.(3:17) (Croatia)
Ming-Yun Marie Chou
Is that painting … alive?
A boy lives in a bubble-world that only he can dream up the means to escape. (4:12) (USA)
A locked door. A stubborn person. Who wins? (Germany)
Three creative animations from the Ensad animation school in France. (France)
Fish Tank Fantasy
Frustrated by the boundaries of life, a fish has an epiphany that could bring him happiness. (USA)
Fishing with Sam
Atio S. Blakseth
Catching fish on the North Pole can be challenging.
Fluffle is a plucky little creature who collects soda bottle caps. His collection is complete except for his favorite flavor, grape. (USA)
In this music video by the band Haunted by Heroes, bravery wins out in a battle involving robots and monsters.
Tired of her flat existence, a girl painted on an Egyptian hieroglyphic wall decides to explore the other paintings. (5:09) (USA)
A peek into the inside of a head, where we find … the head dwellers.
Joseph Barker/Ben Rivet
A bird goes on a journey to build a home for his family.
A robot crash lands on a planet and tries to settle into his new "home"...until he begins to miss the things that warmed his heart the most.
In the Driver Seat
A valet attendant takes a hot-rod muscle car out for a joyride.
In a city hung between two endless walls, a boy with only pigeons for company tries to entertain his remote neighbor with wacky inventions.
Made by Kids Animation Showcase
The best new animation made by children from around the world, in partnership with the acclaimed Vanima Animation Festival. (Global)
In a magnetically charged, scrap-metal universe, two lonely robots fall in love at first sight.(2:35) (USA)
Harriet Spizziri/Dani Bowman
A raindrop dreams of becoming part of a cloud. Then one day.... (USA)
In this animation, we learn all about shapes.
My Happy End
A dogâ€™s own tail â€“ forever out of reach?
Strange and delightful doings in a mythical bug world. (Taiwan)
Pas De Deux Glace
Ordinary champagne glasses in an empty house change into a graceful ice-dancing duo. (USA)
Pixar Shorts Collection, Vol. 2
From Disney•Pixar, the Award-winning studio behind "Toy Story," "Up" and "WALL•E," comes a new collection of short films. Experience the revolutionary animation and unforgettable characters with 12 short films together for the very first time. This must-own collection also features seven rarely screened student films from directors John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, and Pete Docter. Available Nov. 13 on Blu-Ray and Digital DVD! (USA)
Anne Kristin Berge
A minimalist painter works in silent concentration on a series of hopeless squares. Suddenly, help arrives.
The princess is abducted by a presumed dragon. Heroism looms. (Germany)
A music video for the Japanese band Paraele Stripes. Mars and Matsu journey through a magical landscape where nature and music are one. They guide a very special egg through the landscape to a tree where a secret will be revealed.
The alphabet like you have never seen it before. (5:00) (USA)
One bug, one farmer and the cello that brought them together.
Tangled Ever After
Byron Howard/Nathan Greno
In this Disney short that followed the hit film “Tangled,” the kingdom is abuzz over the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider.
Budi will do anything to protect his precious box, but how far will he go?
A strange creature races against time to make the most important and beautiful creation of his life.
Two birds argue over an offering to the Tiki gods, with surprising results. (USA)
A girl devises a creative solution to get her kite from the branches of a tall tree. (USA)
Throwback Hour: 2005
So who remembers 2005? Some of our visitors weren’t even born when we held the first LA children’s film festival eight years ago. Here’s your chance to catch up. A collection of animated and live-action shorts from that festival. Get ready for some nostalgia! (Global)
Turning gears show how people relate to each other.
A girl learns an umbrella not only keeps you dry, it can take you on adventures.
Wepo the alien runs out of gas in the middle of outer space. A plan emerges.
Yarn, Paper, Scissors
A stop-motion animated short about a yarn critter who must save his paper friend from a malevolent pair of scissors. Made at the UCLA Animation Workshop.