The Animated Universe

  • The OceanMaker

    "The OceanMaker" by Lucas Martell -
    After the seas have disappeared, a courageous pilot fights against vicious sky pirates for control of the last remaining source of water: the clouds.

  • Planet Unknown

    "Planet Unknown" by Shawn Wang - Facing global resource depletion, mankind sends out Space Rovers to find potentially inhabitable planets.

  • La Planete Nombril

    An astronaut journeys to a distant planet where the inhabitants spend a lot of time looking at... devices. Directed by Dan McHale

  • Little Thing

    "Little Thing" by Or kan tor - Find your voice. A tiny creature searches for companionship in an empty city. His music transforms the space around him and calls to others.

  • Toonocalypse

    "Toonocalypse" by Owen Rixon - Two students document the arrival of cute, cartoon aliens in Edinburgh, but after a year on Earth, the pair discover the true intention of the aliens visit.

  • Magnum Opus

    "Magnum Opus" by Luke Saunders - In a world over-stimulated with visual content, an artist concedes to temptation and confronts the potential threat of obsolescence. Set in the near future, an artist is confronted with the temptation of using a newfound piece of technology to automate her artisti...

  • Astroknot

    While on the moon a curious astronaut inadvertently strokes his way into the heart of an extraterrestrial who has a very special way of returning the affection. Directed by Joel Erkkinen

  • Reach

    "Reach" by Luke Randall - A tiny robot is given the gift, life with only one limitation, the length of his power cable. When he sees a curious bird outside the workshop window, he will be inspired to reach beyond his limitations.

  • Myosis

    Myosis is the constriction of the iris which decreases the diameter of the pupil. It is an unconscious phenomenon which can be triggered by an intense light, fear or the effect of epiphany. Directed by Emmanuel Asquier-Brassart

  • The Tale of Mr. Revus

    Mr. Revus prepares the dreams of mankind. In his nightly routine one momentous mistake happens which is the dawn of a big adventure. Directed by Marius Herzog

  • The Shepherd

    "The Shepherd" by Lasse Rutzou Bruntse & John Muller - When a mysterious creature crash lands in the mountains, a local girl finds a reclusive shepherd and his flock of sheep to be more than meets the eye.

  • The Arctic Circle

    "The Arctic Circle" by Kevin Parry - An Arctic inhabitant is fascinated by the sudden appearance of a mysterious box.

  • Bibo

    Bibo is a robot who sells ice cream. Every day, at the same time, 3 children run towards him to buy ice cream. Until one day, when a girl in a red dress freezes in the middle of the street. Directed by Anton Chistiakov

  • E.I.: Emotional Intelligence

    The story of an AI unit who is anything but artificial.

  • Isolated

    "Isolated" by Thomas Vergara - After finding himself in a wrecked taxi, Evan tries to figure out the pieces of the puzzle, while dealing with a dangerous threat, in a seemingly deserted city.

  • Hum

    "Hum" by Tom Teller - A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls.

  • Divisor

    "Divisor" by Nick Luchkiv - The unexpected consequence as a result of mind shifting. Cyberpunk and virtual reality have shaped the esthetics of this short film.

  • No-A

    "No-A" by Liam Murphy - A battle of massive machines. Bullets ricocheting, metal mashing, glass shattering, buildings crumbling. Stuck right in the middle of chaos with no explanation. But no explanation is needed.

  • World War

    A war between 2 robots fight for the fate of the world while a bomb ticks away ready to explode. Directed by Vincent Chai

  • Children of Future Sleep

    "Children of Future Sleep" by Ivan Gopienko - A short film about a robot's realization of the true nature of their reality

  • Strange Alloy

    "Strange Alloy" by Loic Bramoulle - An experimental pessimistic short film about humanity. An extraterrestrial and poetic reflection on the sources of the collapse of humanity.

  • Two Worlds

    "Two Worlds" by Andy Lefton - Two Worlds is a story about two opposites coming together out of necessity and finding hope at the end of the world.

  • Infinitude

    Infinitude is a meditation on the cosmic evolution of matter and energy over time. Directed by Scott Portingale

  • Leviathan Ages

    "Leviathan Ages" by Jon Yeo - Bound in ancient celestial ballet, nine dead Kings arise to claim a fallen Emperor. We find a strange Emperor perched on his haunches, reminiscent of a proud samurai general in battle. He resurrects stone effigies of nine predecessors. They bring on the destruction o...